The Tigers and Jaguars are set to face off at 6:30 ET on None. The Jaguars will host the game at F. G. Clark Activity Center in Baton Rouge, LA. This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 133 points, and Southern is favored to win by -5 at home vs. Grambling State.

GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS VS SOUTHERN JAGUARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Southern Jaguars -5

This game will be played at F. G. Clark Activity Center at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE SOUTHERN JAGUARS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Jaguars.
  • Not only will Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Does Grambling State Stand a Chance on the Road?

Grambling State comes into tonight’s game on a two-game winning streak, and they are 13-13 overall this season. In Southwestern Athletic Conference play, the Tigers have gone 10-3, compared to a 3-10 mark in non-conference games.

On the road, Grambling State is 6-8 this year, and they have won their last six games away from home. For the season, the Tigers have been outscored by an average of 10.4 points per game on the road.

Grambling State has been one of the best teams in the country against the spread this season, going 12-11. They have been especially good on the road, posting a 9-5 ATS mark. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers have an impressive 8-2 record vs. the spread.

Grambling State’s over/under record this season sits at 11-12 and today’s line of 133 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (136.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points compared to their season average of 133.9 points per game. So far, 11 of their games have finished with less points than today’s line of 133.

Grambling State is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 83 points vs. Prairie View A&M. This figure is more than their season average of 66.8 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Kintavious Dozier, who is averaging 14.2 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Tra’Michael Moton also maintains a PPG average of 10.8 heading into game.

Grambling State’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 70.5 points per game. The Grambling State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 74 points and allowed Prairie View A&M to connect on 6 threes.

Can the Jaguars Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

At home this season, Southern has been perfect, going 7-0, and they have won their last 10 home games. Their average scoring margin at home is +15.6, and they are favored by 5 points tonight. So far, the Jaguars have been favored in 11 games, and they are 9-2 in those games.

Overall, Southern is 16-10 this season, and they have gone 9-3 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. In their last game, they lost to Texas Southern, 68-56. So far, they have gone 7-7 in non-conference games.

As the favorite this season, Southern has an 8-3 record vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Jaguars are 7-3 vs. the spread.

Southern’s over/under record for the season is 8-14, and today’s line of 133 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (145.2). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 135 points.

Against Texas Southern, the Southern had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 73.8 points per game. They scored 56 points and posted a field goal percentage of 43.4% in the game. Leading the team in scoring was Brandon Davis with 14 points. Tidjiane Dioumassi also added 13 points for the Jaguars.

Southern’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 70.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Texas Southern, the Tigers finished with a field goal percentage of 46% and a total of 68 points vs. Southern.