Betting on today’s Tigers and Rattlers game? Catch the action at Al Lawson Center in Tallahassee, FL, as the Rattlers hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on Ratt. Texas Southern is favored by -5 in this Southwestern Athletic conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 137.5 points.

TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS VS FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida A&M Rattlers +5

This game will be played at Al Lawson Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Rattlers.
  • Not only will Florida A&M pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Tigers Come Through as Road Favorites?

After winning their last game against Prairie View A&M by a score of 80-69, Texas Southern comes into this game with an 8-12 record. The Tigers have won three games in a row and are 6-3 in conference play compared to 2-9 in non-conference games.

On the road this season, Texas Southern is 3-9, and their average scoring margin in those games is -11.8. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Tigers have gone 3-7, and they are 2-1 in their last three road games.

Against the spread, Texas Southern has a record of 9-10 this season. On the road, they are 6-6 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Tigers have gone 3-3 vs. the spread this year. Over their last three road games, Texas Southern has a 2-1 ATS mark.

This season, the over/under record for Texas Southern games is 7-12. So far, their games have averaged 136.5 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (141.4). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 137 points per game.

Texas Southern’s offense had a good outing, putting up 80 points against Prairie View A&M. They achieved a 50% field goal percentage and went 17/23 from the free-throw line. PJ Henry is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.5. Meanwhile, Jonathan Cisse also brings a PPG average of 10.9 into the game.

Coming into today’s game, the Texas Southern defense is giving up an average of 71.4 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Texas Southern’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.7% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 29.7% this season.

Do the Rattlers Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?

Florida A&M will look to snap a two-game losing streak when they host Texas Southern on Monday. The Rattlers are 4-16 this season, including a 2-7 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

As underdogs, Florida A&M is 2-15 this season. Their average scoring margin at home is -8.5 points per game, and they have gone 1-5 at home this season. In their last game, the Rattlers lost to Alabama State by a score of 62-53.

Florida A&M has an ATS record of 7-11 this season and their mark vs. the spread as the underdog is 6-11. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Rattlers are just 3-7. At home, their ATS record is 2-4 and their mark vs. the spread in their last 10 home games is 3-5.

Today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Florida A&M’s games this year (141.3). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points.

The Florida A&M offense is coming off a game where they scored 53 points against Alabama State. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.3% and connected on 5 threes. The top scorer for the Rattlers was Jalen Speer with 17 points, while Shannon Grant also added 10 to the scoreboard.

The Rattlers’ defense is presently ranked 321st nationally, allowing an average of 81.1 points per contest. Florida A&M’s three-point defense is currently 185th in the country at 8.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.6% of their shots vs. Florida A&M.