Looking to win big? The Rattlers and Delta Devils face off at 8:30 ET on YT. The Delta Devils are hosting the game at Harrison HPER Complex in Itta Bena, MS. The Rattlers are favored in this Southwestern Athletic conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 134.5 points.


The Pick: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +8

This game will be played at Harrison HPER Complex at 8:30 ET on Monday, January 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Delta Devils.
  • Not only will Mississippi Valley State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Is a Win at Itta Bena Possible for the Rattlers?

Florida A&M comes into this game as an 8-point favorite. They have yet to be favored in a game this season. So far, they have gone 1-12 as the underdog.

On the road, the Rattlers have gone 1-9 this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is -22.7 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone just 1-9.

Florida A&M has an ATS record of 5-8 this season and they are 4-6 vs the spread on the road. As the favorite, the Rattlers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 as the favorite. On the road, their ATS mark is 1-2 in their last 3 games and 4-6 in their last 10.

So far this season, the over/under record for Florida A&M games is 6-7. Today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (140.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 150 points.

The Florida A&M offense is coming off a game where they scored 97 points against UAPB. They posted a field goal percentage of 54.2% and connected on 10 threes. Keith Lamar is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Shannon Grant brings a PPG average of 9.2 into the game.

Coming into the game, Florida A&M will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 83.7 points per game (321st). In their most recent game, the Florida A&M defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as UAPB knocked down 15 three-pointers on their way to 99 points.

Can the Delta Devils Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?

Mississippi Valley State is still searching for its first win of the season, as the Delta Devils are 0-18. They have lost 17 games in a row, including all 15 games on the road. At home, they are 0-2, and over their last 10 games at home, they are 2-8.

As an underdog, Mississippi Valley State is 0-17 this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is -34.6 points per game, and their record in the Southwestern Athletic Conference is 0-4. In their most recent game, they lost to Bethune-Cookman, 80-64.

Mississippi Valley State has struggled against the spread this season, going just 5-12. Their ATS record as the underdog is 5-12 as well. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Delta Devils are just 2-8 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Mississippi Valley State is 8-9, and today’s over/under line of 134.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (135.3). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0, and the average scoring total in those games is 142 points.

In their latest game, Mississippi Valley State offense put up 64 points against Bethune-Cookman. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 29.1% and made 5 threes. The top scorer for the Delta Devils was Rayquan Brown with 30 points, while Donovan Sanders also chipped in with 10 points.

Currently, the Delta Devils’ defense holds the 311st rank in the nation, allowing 81.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.2 threes per game vs. Florida A&M. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 37.1%.