Looking to win big? The Hornets and Panthers face off at 6:30 ET on None. The Panthers are hosting the game at William Nicks Building in Prairie View, TX. The odds for this Southwestern Athletic conference game currently have Prairie View A&M as the -2 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 138 points.


The Pick: Prairie View A&M Panthers -2

This game will be played at William Nicks Building at 6:30 ET on Saturday, January 27th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Not only will Prairie View A&M pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Taking a Look at the Hornets Chances on the Road

Alabama State heads into this Southwestern Athletic Conference matchup with a 9-9 record, including a 3-1 mark in conference play. The Hornets have won two straight games and are 6-8 in non-conference action.

On the road, Alabama State is 3-7 this season, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games away from home. For the year, the Hornets have been outscored by an average of 9.9 points per game on the road.

Alabama State has been one of the best teams in the country against the spread this season, going 10-4. On the road, they have been even better, going 9-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hornets are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, Alabama State’s over/under record is 5-9 and today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.3). So far, 13 of their games have had higher over/under lines than 138. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 123 points and their over/under record during that stretch is 0-3.

In their most recent game, the Hornets’ offense tallied 72 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 70.8 points per game. On offense, Alabama State has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 38%. So far, they are 249th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 72%.

On defense, Alabama State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 70.4 points per game. So far, the Alabama State defense is giving up an average of 8.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.8 times per game (464th).

Can the Panthers Hold Strong at Home?

After dropping their last game to Alcorn State by a score of 90-78, Prairie View A&M comes into this game with a 7-11 record. So far, they have gone 2-0 at home compared to 4-11 on the road.

As the favorite, the Panthers are 2-0 this season, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games at home. On the other hand, Prairie View A&M has been the underdog in 15 of their 18 games, going 4-11 in those matchups.

As the favorite, Prairie View A&M has struggled against the spread this season, going 0-2. Their overall ATS record is 7-10, and at home, they are 0-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers are just 2-7-1.

On the season, the over/under record for Prairie View A&M games is 8-9, and today’s line of 138 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (143.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points, which is higher than today’s line of 138. So far this year, 14 of their games had higher OU lines than today’s, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 3-6.

Prairie View A&M recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 78 points against Alcorn State. This output exceeded their season average of 70.4 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Charles Smith IV, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 14.2, while Javontae Hopkins also carries a PPG average of 11.9 into the game.

Looking at the Prairie View A&M defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 77.1 points per game (258th). In their previous game vs. Alcorn State, the Braves finished with a field goal percentage of 64% and a total of 90 points vs. Prairie View A&M.