The Delta Devils and Golden Lions are set to face off at 6:30 ET on None. The Golden Lions will host the game at H. O. Clemmons Arena in Pine Bluff, AR. The odds for this Southwestern Athletic conference game currently have UAPB as the -13 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 142 points.

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS VS UAPB GOLDEN LIONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +13

This game will be played at H. O. Clemmons Arena at 6:30 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Golden Lions.
  • Even though we have UAPB winning straight-up, we like Mississippi Valley State at +13.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Mississippi Valley State Pull Off A Win at H. O. Clemmons Arena?

Mississippi Valley State comes into this game with a 1-27 record, including a 1-13 mark in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. They are 0-19 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin away from home is -31.0 points per game.

As the underdog, the Delta Devils have gone 1-26 this season, and they have not been favored in any of their 28 games. Their last win came against Prairie View A&M, as they picked up a 57-51 victory.

For the season, Mississippi Valley State has an ATS mark of 10-17. On the road, their ATS record is 7-12. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Delta Devils have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 142 is higher than the average over/under line in Mississippi Valley State’s games this year (135). So far, 19 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of 112 points.

The Delta Devils’ offense finished with 57 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 54.1 points per contest. Rayquan Brown is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17.9. Meanwhile, Donovan Sanders also brings a PPG average of 10.2 into the game.

Currently, the Delta Devils’ defense holds the 299th rank in the nation, allowing 77.9 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Mississippi Valley State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 48.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 37.5% this season.

Does UAPB Have What it Takes at Home?

UAPB is 12-16 overall and 8-8 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference. They are 3-6 at home this season and have gone 5-5 in their last 10 games at home. On the year, they have been favored in seven games and have gone 5-2 in those contests.

Through 28 games, UAPB has an average scoring margin of -10.2 on the road. Their record away from home is 6-10. In their last game, they lost to Texas Southern by a score of 77-70.

As the favorite, UAPB has gone just 2-5 vs. the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Lions have an ATS record of just 2-8.

So far this season, the over/under record for UAPB games is 14-11. Today’s over/under line of 142 is lower than the average over/under line in their games of 156. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 with an average scoring total of 139 points.

The UAPB offense is coming off a game in which they scored 70 points vs. Texas Southern. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.4% while connecting on 14 threes. Rashad Williams is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.4 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Kylen Milton brings a PPG average of 17.3 into the game.

At this time, the Golden Lions’ defense is positioned 331st in the country, permitting 81.2 points per game. UAPB’s three-point defense is currently 106th in the country at 6.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.6% of their shots vs. UAPB.