Looking to win big? The Antelopes and Texans face off at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The Texans are hosting the game at Wisdom Gym in Stephenville, TX. Grand Canyon is favored by -5.5 in this Western Athletic conference contest against Tarleton State. The game’s over/under currently sits at 141 points.


The Pick: Grand Canyon Antelopes -5.5

This game will be played at Wisdom Gym at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 80-69 in favor of the Antelopes.
  • Not only will Grand Canyon pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141 points, and we like the over with a projected 149 points.

Can the Antelopes Grab a Win in Stephenville?

After defeating California Baptist 79-76 in their most recent game, Grand Canyon now holds a 24-2 record. So far this season, all of the Antelopes’ games have been played on the road. As of now, Grand Canyon holds a 13-11-1 record vs. the spread heading into today’s game. In their previous five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Looking at their over/under performance through 26 games, Grand Canyon has an over/under record of 13-12-0, with their games averaging 146.3 points per game on average. When analyzing the Antelopes’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 156 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.

In their latest game, Grand Canyon offense put up 79 points against California Baptist. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.1% and made 10 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Tyon Grant-Foster, who holds an average of 18.9 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Gabe McGlothan is averaging 14.9 points per game this season.

Currently, the Antelopes’ defense holds the 71st rank in the nation, allowing 67.6 points per game. Grand Canyon’s three-point defense is currently 61st in the country at 6.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.8% of their shots vs. Grand Canyon.

Will the Texans Make it Happen at Home?

Tarleton State will be playing their 26th game of the season, and they currently have a record of 18-7. In their previous ten home games, including last year, Tarleton State has gone 8-2. As of today, Tarleton State holds a 14-8 record against the spread. In their last ten games, Tarleton State has gone 5-0 vs. the spread.

After 25 games, Tarleton State has an over/under record of 13-9-0, with their games averaging a combined 139.5 points per game so far. The Texans have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 150 points per game.

Coming off their recent game, the Tarleton State offense tallied 80 points in a matchup against UT Arlington. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50%, and they made 7 threes. Leading Tarleton State in scoring vs. UT Arlington was Lue Williams with his 22 points. Jakorie Smith also added 18 points for the Texans.

At present, the Texans’ defense is nationally ranked 66th, allowing 67.5 points per game. The Tarleton State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 78 points and allowed UT Arlington to connect on 7 threes.