Planning on watching today’s Panthers and Delta Devils game? Catch the action at Harrison HPER Complex in Itta Bena, MS, as the Delta Devils hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on YT. Prairie View A&M come into this Southwestern Athletic conference matchup as the -9.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 135.5 points.

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M PANTHERS VS MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +9.5

This game will be played at Harrison HPER Complex at 8:30 ET on Monday, February 26th.

WHY BET THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Delta Devils.
  • Not only will Mississippi Valley State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 135.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can the Panthers Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Despite being 5-13 on the road this season, Prairie View A&M is favored by 9.5 points against Mississippi Valley State. The Panthers are 4-8 in non-conference games and 6-9 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Over their last ten road games, the Panthers have gone 2-8. They have lost three straight games overall, including their most recent game, a 72-59 loss to UAPB.

Against the spread, Prairie View A&M has gone 9-17 this season. They are 2-6 vs. the spread when favored this year and 2-7-1 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite. On the road, they have gone 8-10 vs. the spread this season and 3-7 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Prairie View A&M is 14-12. Today’s over/under line of 135.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (144.7). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 145 points.

In their most recent game, the Prairie View A&M offense put up just 59 points vs. the UAPB Golden Lions. Overall, they are now averaging 70.7 points per game which is 310th in the country. Charles Lane Jr. was the leading scorer for the Panthers, putting up 24 points. In addition, Brian Myles contributed 12 points.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Prairie View A&M is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 76.5 points per game (283rd). So far, the Prairie View A&M defense is giving up an average of 9.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.8 times per game (591st).

Can Mississippi Valley State Pull Off a Home Win?

Mississippi Valley State will be looking to snap its 26-game losing streak when it takes on Prairie View A&M on Thursday. The Delta Devils are 0-26 this season and have gone 0-14 in non-conference games and 0-13 in Southwestern Athletic Conference games.

Mississippi Valley State has gone 0-19 on the road this season, where it has been outscored by an average of 31 points per game. The Delta Devils’ average scoring margin at home is -12.4 points per game.

Mississippi Valley State’s ATS record this season is 9-17, including a mark of 2-5 at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Delta Devils have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread. At home this year, their ATS record is 2-7 and over their last 10 home games, they’ve gone 2-3.

Mississippi Valley State’s over/under record this season is 12-14 and today’s line of 135.5 is close to their average over/under line of 135. So far, 15 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 122 points compared to their season average of 134.3 points per game.

The Mississippi Valley State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 52 points vs. Texas Southern. Overall their field goal percentage was 37.8% while connecting on 3 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Rayquan Brown, who holds an average of 17.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Donovan Sanders is averaging 10.1 points per game this season.

Coming into the game, Mississippi Valley State will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 78.9 points per game (313rd). So far, the Mississippi Valley State defense is giving up an average of 10.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 15.1 times per game (711st).