Looking to win big? The Tigers and Golden Lions face off at 8:30 ET on None. The Golden Lions are hosting the game at H. O. Clemmons Arena in Pine Bluff, AR. Texas Southern is favored by -2 in this Southwestern Athletic conference contest against UAPB. The game’s over/under currently sits at 147.5 points.

TEXAS SOUTHERN TIGERS VS UAPB GOLDEN LIONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UAPB Golden Lions +2

This game will be played at H. O. Clemmons Arena at 8:30 ET on Monday, February 26th.

WHY BET THE UAPB GOLDEN LIONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Golden Lions.
  • Not only will UAPB pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Texas Southern Grab a Win on the Road?

Today, Texas Southern is favored by two points on the road against UAPB. The Tigers have a record of 11-14 this season, including a 9-5 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference games.

Recently, Texas Southern has won two games in a row, and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games on the road. For the season, the Tigers have gone 5-10 on the road, compared to 5-4 at home.

As the favorite this season, Texas Southern has gone 5-5 vs. the spread. On the road, the Tigers are 7-8 ATS this year and 5-5 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 147.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Texas Southern’s games this year (140.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 126 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

The Texas Southern offense is coming off a game where they scored 73 points against Mississippi Valley State. They posted a field goal percentage of 49.1% and connected on 8 threes. The top scorer for the Tigers was PJ Henry with 16 points, while Jonathan Cisse also added 11 to the scoreboard.

The Tigers’ defense is presently ranked 138th nationally, allowing an average of 70.5 points per contest. Against Mississippi Valley State in their most recent game, the Texas Southern defense gave up a total of 52 points while allowing Mississippi Valley State to hit 37% of their shots.

Will the Golden Lions Win at H. O. Clemmons Arena?

UAPB will be looking to improve their record at home, which currently stands at 3-5, when they take on Texas Southern. So far, the Golden Lions have gone 4-13 when they were the underdog.

UAPB has gone 5-5 in their last 10 games at home, and they are coming off a 72-59 win over Prairie View A&M.

As the underdog this season, UAPB has gone 7-9-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is just 2-6 and their last 10 home ATS mark is 2-6. Overall, the Golden Lions have a 9-14-1 record vs. the spread this year.

UAPB’s over/under record this season is 14-10 and the average over/under line in their games is 156.3. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 147.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

In contrast to their season average of 79.9 points per game, the UAPB had a below average performance. They scored 72 points against Prairie View A&M and had a field goal percentage of 44.2%. In terms of three-point shooting, the Golden Lions offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 28.4 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 44%.

The Golden Lions’ defense is presently ranked 334th nationally, allowing an average of 81.4 points per contest. In today’s game vs. Texas Southern, the UAPB defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, UAPB made 18 free-throws vs. the Golden Lions.