Planning on watching today’s Tigers and Tigers game? Catch the action at H&PE Arena in Houston, TX, as the Tigers hosts this showdown at 6:00 ET on None. This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 133 points, and Texas Southern is favored to win by -4 at home vs. Grambling State.

GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS VS TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Grambling State Tigers +4

This game will be played at H&PE Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Not only will Texas Southern pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 133 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Do the Tigers Stand a Chance on the Road?

Grambling State enters this game with an 11-13 overall record, including a 4-8 record on the road. As an underdog, the Tigers are 4-10 this season, and they have gone 4-1 in their last five road games.

Most recently, Grambling State lost to Alabama A&M by a score of 60-50. Through 24 games, the Tigers have an average scoring margin of -13.2 points per game on the road.

Grambling State has been a solid bet on the road this season, going 7-5 vs. the spread away from home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers have an ATS mark of 7-3.

Grambling State’s over/under record this season is 10-11 and today’s line of 133 is lower than the average OU line in their games (136.6). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points and their OU record during that stretch is 2-1.

In contrast to their season average of 66.2 points per game, the Grambling State had a below average performance. They scored 50 points against Alabama A&M and had a field goal percentage of 29.1%. Currently leading the team in scoring is Kintavious Dozier who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14. Tra’Michael Moton also heads into the game with a PPG average of 10.6.

At this time, the Tigers’ defense is positioned 134th in the country, permitting 70.7 points per game. Grambling State’s three-point defense is currently 50th in the country at 5.8 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.2% of their shots vs. Grambling State.

Will the Tigers Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

Despite being just 9-13 on the season, Texas Southern has been solid at home, going 4-3 compared to 4-10 on the road. The Tigers have won three straight at home and are 5-2 when favored this season.

In their last outing, Texas Southern fell to Bethune-Cookman, 83-79. Over their last 10 games at home, the Tigers are 6-4.

As the favorite, Texas Southern has gone 3-4 vs. the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have a 4-6 ATS mark. At home, Texas Southern is 3-4 ATS this year and 9-12 overall.

On the season, the over/under record in Texas Southern games is 9-12 and today’s line of 133 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (141.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 154 points and the over/under record in their games over their last 10 games is 5-5.

Texas Southern’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 79 points vs. Bethune-Cookman. Overall, they hit 50% of their shots from the field and went 24/33 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring is PJ Henry, who is averaging 14.3 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jonathan Cisse also maintains a PPG average of 11.2 heading into game.

Coming into today’s game, the Texas Southern defense is giving up an average of 72.1 points per contest. Texas Southern’s three-point defense is currently 99th in the country at 6.6 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 40.6% of their shots vs. Texas Southern.