Alcorn State at Texas Southern: 3/4/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Texas Southern Tigers (11-8) vs Alcorn State Braves (5-9)
Game Info: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Health & PE Center)
Betting Odds: Texas Southern Tigers -12 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Alcorn State Braves and Texas Southern Tigers face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at H&PE Arena.
The Alcorn State Braves come into this game with a 6-10 record overall but coming into this game they have won three of their last four games. The one loss during that stretch was against Southern, a game they lost by 14 points. Alcorn State on the season is averaging 65.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 74.9 points per game. Alcorn State is shooting 39.3 percent from the field but only 29.6 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Troymain Cdrosby has been the best player for Alcorn State so far this season averaging 19.9 points while shooting 46.2 percent from the field and 30.8 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Texas Southern Tigers who come into this game with an 11-8 record overall and they have won four games in a row. Texas Southern is averaging 71.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.2 points per game. Texas Southern is shooting 44.1 percent from the field and 29.3 percent from behind the three point line. Texas Southern has been led by Michael Weathers who is averaging 15.4 points while shooting 49.2 percent from behind the three point line. In the last game the defense was elite, and they are going to need the defense to be strong again in this game.
The under is 8-2 in Alcorn State’s last 10 games overall. The over is 26-8 in Alcorn State’s last 34 road games. Texas Southern is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games played on Thursday. The over is 9-3 in Texas Southern’s last 12 home games.
Over the last five games, Texas Southern is averaging 78 points per game and their offense is going to run up the score in this game. That offense is going to be the difference as Texas Southern comes away with a win and a cover of the spread.