Looking to win big? The Delta Devils and Tigers face off at 5:00 ET on None. The Tigers are hosting the game at Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center in Grambling, LA. This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 128 points, and Grambling State is favored to win by -18 at home vs. Mississippi Valley State.
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS VS GRAMBLING STATE TIGERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +18
This game will be played at Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center at 5:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.
WHY BET THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Tigers.
- Even though we have Grambling State winning straight-up, we like Mississippi Valley State at +18.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 128 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.
Does Mississippi Valley State Have A Chance at Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center?
Mississippi Valley State comes into tonight’s game against Grambling State as the underdog once again, as they have been in all 18 of their games this season. The Delta Devils have yet to win a game this season, coming in with an overall record of 0-19.
On the road, Mississippi Valley State has struggled mightily, going just 0-15. Their average margin of defeat on the road is -34.6 points per game, and they have lost their last 15 games away from home. In their most recent game, the Delta Devils fell to Florida A&M by a score of 81-70.
Mississippi Valley State has an ATS record of just 5-13 this season and they are 5-10 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Delta Devils are just 2-8 and they are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games as the underdog.
Mississippi Valley State’s over/under record is 9-9 this season, and today’s line of 128 is lower than the average OU line in their games (135.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 149 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 7-2.
The Mississippi Valley State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 70 points vs. Florida A&M. Overall their field goal percentage was 40.7% while connecting on 5 threes. Offensively, the Delta Devils hold a season-long field goal percentage of 37%, placing them 404th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 404th in terms of percentage and 378th in three-pointers made.
As they prepare for the upcoming game, Mississippi Valley State is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 81.6 points per game (305th). In today’s game, the Mississippi Valley State defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 5 three-pointers while giving up 81 points.
Can the Tigers Grab a Win at Home?
Grambling State enters this game with a record of 7-11 and a three-game win streak. The Tigers are 4-1 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play compared to 3-10 in non-conference games.
At home, Grambling State is 2-3 this season with an average scoring margin of -1.0 points per game. Over their last 10 home games, the Tigers are 6-4.
Grambling State has gone 2-3 against the spread at home this season and is 7-8 vs. the spread overall. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers are 8-2 vs. the spread.
Grambling State’s over/under record this season is 7-8 and today’s line of 128 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (137.2). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 135 points.
Grambling State recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 79 points against Southern. This output exceeded their season average of 66.2 points per game. Offensively, the Tigers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, placing them 277th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 330th in terms of percentage and 359th in three-pointers made.
On defense, Grambling State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.6 points per game. So far, the Grambling State defense is giving up an average of 8.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.7 times per game (637th).