Texas Southern Tigers vs. Alcorn State Braves: 3/4/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on March 4, 2021

The Texas Southern Tigers (11-8) are big, 12-point favorites as they try to build on a four-game winning streak when they host the Alcorn State Braves (6-10) on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at H&PE Arena. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 143 points.

Betting Information

Texas Southern vs Alcorn State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Southern -12 -110 -110 143 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Texas Southern vs Alcorn State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Texas Southern (-12) Under (143) Texas Southern 76 Alcorn State 64

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Total Facts

  • In 68.4% of their opportunities this season (13 of 19 chances), the Tigers and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s over/under of 143 points.
  • Alcorn State and its opponents have combined to score more than 143 points in seven of 16 outings (43.8%) this year.
  • The two teams average a combined 3.8 fewer points per game (139.2) than this matchup’s total of 143 points.
  • The Tigers and the Braves have seen their opponents average a combined 1.5 more points per game than the over/under of 143 set for this matchup.
  • The Tigers average point total in outings this year is 142.9, 0.1 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • The average over/under in Braves games this year is 2.2 less points than the point total of 143 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Tigers record just 1.6 fewer points per game (73.3) than the Braves allow (74.9).
  • When Texas Southern totals more than 74.9 points, it is 8-1 overall and 2-0-2 against the spread.
  • When Alcorn State allows more than 73.3 points, it is 3-6 against the spread and 0-9 overall.
  • The Braves’ 65.9 points per game are just 3.7 fewer points than the 69.6 the Tigers allow to opponents.
  • Alcorn State has gone 3-3 overall and 4-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 69.6 points.
  • Texas Southern is 2-8-1 against the spread and 5-7 overall when it allows its opponents to put up more than 65.9 points.
  • The Tigers have totaled 70 more points than their opponents this season (3.7 per game on average), while the Braves have been out-scored by 144 total points (nine per game average differential).

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Texas Southern Betting Information

  • Texas Southern has not performed well against the spread this season, posting a 6-9-2 record.
  • The Tigers have covered half the time, going 1-1-1 against the spread when favored by at least 12 points.
  • In 9 of 17 (52.9%) contests this season, Texas Southern and its opponents have hit the over.

Alcorn State Betting Information

  • Alcorn State’s record against the spread is 8-8.
  • The Braves have gone 1-1 against the spread when they are at least a 12-point underdog.
  • In most of Braves games this year, the teams have not hit the over (7 out of 16 games, 43.8%).

Head to Head

Texas Southern vs Alcorn State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/7/2020 Texas Southern -1 153.5 -116 -107 Regular Season 90-75 ALCST
1/6/2020 Texas Southern -10.5 146.5 -625 +447 Regular Season 95-80 ALCST
3/7/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 99-72 TXS
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-70 TXS

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Texas Southern Leaders

  • Michael Weathers leads the Tigers in points and assists per game, scoring 15.4 points and distributing 3.2 assists.
  • Joirdon Karl Nicholas is Texas Southern’s best rebounder, grabbing an average of 6.5 boards in each contest while scoring 10.1 points per game.
  • Galen Alexander’s 1.2 threes per game leads the Tigers.
  • Weathers is Texas Southern’s leader in steals, averaging 2.4 steals per game, while John Walker III leads them in blocks with 1.2 per contest.

Alcorn State Leaders

  • The Braves’ leader in scoring and rebounding is Troymain Crosby with 19.6 points and 5.2 rebounds per game.
  • Kurk Lee dishes out more assists than any other Alcorn State player with 4.1 per game. He also averages 10.3 points and grabs 2.1 rebounds per game.
  • David Pierce III makes more threes per game than any other member of the Braves, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.6 per game.
  • Alcorn State’s leader in steals is Oddyst Walker (1.7 per game), and its leader in blocks is Anthony Fairley (0.8 per game).
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