The Tigers and Tigers are set to face off at 6:00 ET on None. The Tigers will host the game at H&PE Arena in Houston, TX. This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 138.5 points, and Texas Southern is favored to win by -4.5 at home vs. Jackson State.

JACKSON STATE TIGERS VS TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Jackson State Tigers +4.5

This game will be played at H&PE Arena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE JACKSON 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 -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Will the Tigers Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Today, the Jackson State Tigers enter their matchup with the Texas Southern Tigers as 4.5-point underdogs. So far this season, they have gone 3-8 in games where they were the underdog.

Over their last 10 games, Jackson State has gone 5-5 on the road, and they come into this game on a four-game winning streak. In their last game, they defeated Bethune-Cookman by a score of 61-60.

As the underdog this season, Jackson State has an ATS record of 8-3. On the road, their ATS mark is 10-7. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers have gone 7-3 vs. the spread. However, their road ATS record over their last 5 games is just 1-4 and their last 3 road ATS mark is 1-2.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Jackson State’s games this season (146.3). So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 137 points.

In their most recent game, the Jackson State offense concluded with only 61 points against Bethune-Cookman. Throughout the game, they made 6/14 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 43.2%. On offense, Jackson State has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 41%. So far, they are 122nd in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 70%.

Coming into today’s game, the Jackson State defense is giving up an average of 75.6 points per contest. So far, the Jackson State defense is giving up an average of 9.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.9 times per game (672nd).

Does Texas Southern Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?

After winning their last game against UAPB by a score of 77-70, Texas Southern enters this matchup with a record of 12-14. So far, the Tigers have gone 10-5 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play compared to a non-conference record of 2-9.

At home, Texas Southern has gone 5-4 this season, and they have gone 6-4 in their last ten games in front of their home fans. For the year, they have an average scoring margin of +3.1 points per game at home.

As the favorite this season, Texas Southern has gone 6-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have a 6-4 ATS record. At home this year, Texas Southern is 4-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Texas Southern’s games this season (140.8). Currently, their over/under record is 9-16. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 131 points and their OU record in their last 10 games is 4-6.

In their latest game, Texas Southern offense put up 77 points against UAPB. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 9 threes. On offense, Texas Southern has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 40%. So far, they are 241st in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 70%.

In terms of defense, Texas Southern is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 70.4 points per game. In their previous game vs. UAPB, the Golden Lions finished with a field goal percentage of 41% and a total of 70 points vs. Texas Southern.