Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Braves versus the Panthers? Tip off is at at 6:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on None. The game will be played at William Nicks Building in Prairie View, TX. Alcorn State is favored by -3 in this Southwestern Athletic conference matchup the against Prairie View A&M. The over/under for the game is set at 143.5 points.

ALCORN STATE BRAVES VS PRAIRIE VIEW A&M PANTHERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Prairie View A&M Panthers +3

This game will be played at William Nicks Building at 6:30 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE PRAIRIE VIEW A&M PANTHERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Not only will Prairie View A&M pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can Alcorn State Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?

Alcorn State is favored by 3 points heading into their matchup against Prairie View A&M. The Braves have a record of 10-17 this season and are currently on a four-game winning streak. So far, they have gone 8-4 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

On the road, Alcorn State has gone 5-14 this season, and they have an average scoring margin of -12.1 points per game. Their most recent road game was a win over Florida A&M, and they have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games away from home.

Alcorn State has been a strong bet against the spread this season, going 13-11 overall. When favored, the Braves have an impressive mark of 7-2 vs. the spread. This success vs. the spread has also extended to their recent games, as they have gone 3-0 ATS on the road and 3-0 ATS as the favorite in their last three contests.

So far this season, the over/under record for Alcorn State games is 13-11. The average scoring total in their games this year is 148.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (146.7). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 143 points.

Alcorn State’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 79 points vs. Florida A&M. Overall, they hit 40.6% of their shots from the field and went 22/30 from the free-throw line. Jeremiah Kendall is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 16.5. Meanwhile, Jeremiah Gambrell also brings a PPG average of 12.2 into the game.

At this time, the Braves’ defense is positioned 296th in the country, permitting 77.6 points per game. Alcorn State’s three-point defense is currently 257th in the country at 9.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 46.3% of their shots vs. Alcorn State.

No Pressure for Prairie View A&M as Home Dogs

Despite being the underdog, Prairie View A&M has a 4-4 record at home this season. They come into this game on a two-game losing streak, and they are 10-18 overall. In their last game, the Panthers lost to Mississippi Valley State by a score of 57-51.

Over their last 10 games at home, Prairie View A&M has gone 6-4. For the season, they have a scoring differential of +0.1 points per game at home.

As the underdog, Prairie View A&M has gone just 7-11 against the spread this season. Their overall ATS record is 9-18. At home, the Panthers have an ATS mark of just 1-7 this year and they are just 1-6-1 ATS in their last 10 home games. Their ATS record as the underdog in their last 10 games is just 2-8.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Prairie View A&M’s games this season (144.3). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points compared to their season average of 144.6 points per game.

In their latest game, Prairie View A&M offense put up 51 points against Mississippi Valley State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 36.4% and made 3 threes. The top scorer for the Panthers was Javontae Hopkins with 17 points, while Chris Felix Jr. also added 17 to the scoreboard.

At present, the Panthers’ defense is nationally ranked 268th, allowing 75.8 points per game. The Prairie View A&M defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 57 points and allowed Mississippi Valley State to connect on 4 threes.