Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Antelopes and Texans. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Texans at Wisdom Gym in Stephenville, TX. Get ready to place your bets! Grand Canyon is favored by -5.5 in this Western Athletic conference matchup the against Tarleton State. The over/under for the game is set 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.

Will the Antelopes Find a Way to Win in Stephenville?

Grand Canyon is preparing for their 27th game of the season, boasting a 24-2 overall record. Looking at their performance in their previous ten road games, Grand Canyon has a record of 8-2, going back to last year. Before today’s game, Grand Canyon has a 13-11-1 ATS record. On the road vs. the spread, they are 6-3, while at home they are 7-8-1 vs. the spread.

Through 26 games, Grand Canyon has an over/under record of 13-12-0 with their games averaging a combined 146.3 points per game so far. The Antelopes have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 149 points per game.

The Grand Canyon offense is coming off a game in which they scored 79 points vs. California Baptist. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.1% while connecting on 10 threes. The team’s top scorer is Tyon Grant-Foster, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 18.9, while Gabe McGlothan also carries a PPG average of 14.9 into the game.

Currently, the Antelopes’ defense holds the 71st rank in the nation, allowing 67.6 points per game. Against California Baptist in their most recent game, the Grand Canyon defense gave up a total of 76 points while allowing California Baptist to hit 48% of their shots.

Will the Texans Win at Wisdom Gym?

Tarleton State has an overall record of 18-7 and is preparing for their 26th game of the season. In their previous ten home games, Tarleton State has a record of 8-2, which includes last year. Tarleton State has a winning ATS record, sitting at 14-8. In their previous five games, they are a perfect 5-0 vs. the spread.

So far, Tarleton State’s games have averaged 139.5 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.8 points. The Texans have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 150 points per game.

Tarleton State’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 80 points against UT Arlington. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 21/25 free throws. Jakorie Smith is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 15.6 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Lue Williams brings a PPG average of 14.2 into the game.

In the current season, the Tarleton State defense has excelled, sitting 66th in the nation by allowing 67.5 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.1 threes per game vs. Grand Canyon. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.4%.