Betting on today’s Tigers and Delta Devils game? Catch the action at Harrison HPER Complex in Itta Bena, MS, as the Delta Devils hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on YT. Texas Southern is favored by -12 in this Southwestern Athletic conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 131 points.


The Pick: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +12

This game will be played at Harrison HPER Complex at 7:00 ET on Saturday, February 24th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Delta Devils.
  • Not only will Mississippi Valley State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +12.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Does Texas Southern Have What it Takes on the Road?

After a 68-56 victory over Southern, Texas Southern enters this game with a 10-14 record. The Tigers have gone 8-5 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play compared to a 2-9 non-conference record. On the road, they have gone 4-10, and their average scoring margin sits at -10.1 points per game.

As the favorite, Texas Southern has gone 6-3 this season, and they have been favored in nine of their games. For the year, they have been the underdog in 14 games, going 3-11 in those matchups. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6, and they are 3-2 in their last five.

As the favorite, Texas Southern has gone just 4-6 ATS in their last 10 games. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-8 this season and 5-5 in their last 10 road contests. Overall, the Tigers have an ATS record of 10-13 this year.

Today’s over/under line of 131 for the Texas Southern vs Mississippi Valley State game is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (140.8). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 138 points.

In their most recent game, the Tigers’ offense tallied 68 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 68 points per game. The team’s top scorer is PJ Henry, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 14.7, while Jonathan Cisse also carries a PPG average of 11.4 into the game.

At this time, the Tigers’ defense is positioned 150th in the country, permitting 71.2 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.6 threes per game vs. Mississippi Valley State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.8%.

Can the Mississippi Valley State Offense Score Enough at Home?

Mississippi Valley State is still in search of their first win of the season, as they enter this game with an 0-26 record. They have lost 25 straight games and are 0-12 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

As the underdog, Mississippi Valley State is 0-25 this season. They are 0-6 at home, where they have lost six straight games and have gone just 1-9 in their last 10.

As the underdog, Mississippi Valley State has an ATS record of 9-16 this season. At home, they are just 2-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Delta Devils have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record in Mississippi Valley State games is 12-13 and the over/under line today is 131. On average, their games have finished with 134.7 points, and today’s line is just below the average over/under line in their games (135.2). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

The Mississippi Valley State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 46 points vs. Alabama State. Overall their field goal percentage was 27.5% while connecting on 5 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Rayquan Brown who comes into today’s matchup averaging 18. Donovan Sanders also heads into the game with a PPG average of 10.1.

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 79.1 points per game (315th). 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 4 three-pointers while giving up 61 points.