Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers vs. Texas Southern Tigers NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Four Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 18, 2021

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A spot in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament bracket is at stake when Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers (12-10) and the Texas Southern Tigers (16-8) play on Thursday at Assembly Hall (Indiana), starting at 5:10 PM ET, live on TRU. Mount St. Mary's has been named a 1.5-point favorite as these teams look to advance to the opening round.

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Mount St. Mary's vs Texas Southern Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Mount St. Mary's -1.5 -110 -109 133 -109 -111 -125 103

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Point Total Insights

  • In eight of its 22 games this season (36.4%), Mount St. Mary's and its opponents have gone over the current total of 133.
  • 19 Texas Southern games this season featured a total above Thursday's set over/under of 133 (79.2%).
  • This contest's over/under is one point above the 132 these two squads combine to allow per game this season.
  • The Mountaineers put up six fewer points per game (63.7) than the Tigers give up (69.7).
  • The Tigers score 12.5 more points per game (74.8) than the Mountaineers allow their opponents to score (62.3).
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    Mount St. Mary's Betting Data

  • The Mountaineers have gone 7-7 against the spread this season.
  • The Mountaineers have covered half the time, going 3-3 against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points.
  • Mount St. Mary's has combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 0 times in 14 contests (0%).
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    Mount St. Mary's Leaders

    Mountaineers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Damian Chong Qui 12 14.5 4.4 4.9 1.1 0.2 1.5
    Nana Opoku 12 10.9 6.6 0.8 0.5 2.6 0.3
    Naim Miller 6 1.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.3

    Texas Southern Betting Data

  • Texas Southern has a winning record against the spread, going 14-6 ATS (covering 70% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Tigers have a record ATS of 6-3.
  • In the majority of Texas Southern's games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (2 out of 20 games, 10%).
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    Texas Southern Leaders

    Tigers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Justin Hopkins 17 7.7 4.2 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.6
    Yahuza Rasas 17 5.7 4.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.2
    John Jones 16 4.4 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.9
    Chris Baldwin 10 2.3 2.6 0.5 0.0 0.2 0.1
    Ashton McClelland 8 1.8 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3
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