Jackson State at Texas Southern - 3/9/22 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Texas Southern Tigers (15-12) vs Jackson State Tigers (11-18)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 3:00 pm (Bartow Arena)
Betting Odds: Texas Southern Tigers -4 -- Over/Under: 126 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Jackson State Tigers will play the Texas Southern Tigers in the quarterfinals of the SWAC Tournament on Wednesday.
The Jackson State Tigers are 11-18 (9-9) this season and have won three games in a row. Jackson State is coming off of a win against Mississippi Valley State by a score of 76-69. Jackson State shot 49.1% from the field and was +7 in rebounding margin in the win. Jonas James III led the Tigers with 16 points and 4 assists in the game. Jackson State is averaging 61.3 points per game and is giving up 65.9 points per game against, while also averaging 35.2 rebounds per game and 10.9 assists per game. Jayveous McKinnis is averaging 12.3 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game, while Terence Lewis II is averaging 8.4 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game for the Tigers. Jackson State is shooting 40.7% on field goals, 63.1% on free throws, and 30.2% on three pointers.
The Texas Southern Tigers are 15-12 (13-5) this season and have won four of their last five games. Texas Southern defeated Prairie View A&M by a score of 78-77 in their last game. Texas Southern shot 42.9% on field goals and was -17 in rebounding margin in the win. AJ Lawson led the Tigers with 16 points and 3 rebounds in the game. Texas Southern is averaging 69 points per game and is giving up 66.6 points per game against, while also averaging 39.3 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per game. Joirdon Karl Nicholas is averaging 9.6 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per game, while John Walker III is averaging 9.4 points per game and 4.1 rebounds per game for the Tigers. Texas Southern is shooting 43.6% on field goals, 66.4% on free throws, and 31.2% on three pointers.
Jackson State is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games as an underdog and 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games. The over is 4-0 in Jackson State’s last 4 neutral site games. Texas Southern is 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 neutral site games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games. The over is 4-0 in Texas Southern’s last 4 games.
These two teams split their regular season series with Jackson State winning 61-58 and Texas Southern winning 81-66. Texas Southern comes into this game as the second seed in the SWAC tournament, but has played in quite a few close games this year. Texas Southern has the scoring and rebounding edge in this game and I like them to win here.
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