Fairleigh Dickinson vs Texas Southern Prediction, Odds & Best Bets Today – March Madness, Mar. 15

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  • Texas Southern is a -2.5 point favorite vs Fairleigh Dickinson
  • Total (Over/Under): 145.5 points
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The #16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson Knights (19-15) visit UD Arena to take on the #16 seed Texas Southern Tigers (14-20) on Mar. 15. Tip off is scheduled for 6:40pm EDT in Dayton.

Texas Southern is the betting favorite in this game, with the spread sitting at -2.5 (-105).

The Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Texas Southern Over/Under is 145.5 total points.

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Fairleigh Dickinson vs. Texas Southern Odds, Spread, Over/Under

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Fairleigh Dickinson+2.5 -115 O 145.5 +115
Texas Southern -2.5 -105 U 145.5-140

Fairleigh Dickinson vs Texas Southern Prediction for March Madness:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Texas Southern will win this March Madness game with 54.3% confidence.

Fairleigh Dickinson vs Texas Southern Spread Prediction:

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Texas Southern will cover the spread with 51.0% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Fairleigh Dickinson and Texas Southern, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


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  • Fairleigh Dickinson has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 23 of their last 34 games (+13.05 Units / 35% ROI)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson has hit the 1H Moneyline in 7 of their last 10 games (+7.25 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson have covered the Spread in 8 of their last 12 away games (+3.60 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Fairleigh Dickinson have covered the 1H Spread in 9 of their last 15 games (+3.50 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Texas Southern has hit the 1H Moneyline in 16 of their last 23 games (+12.25 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Texas Southern has hit the Moneyline in 6 of their last 9 games (+5.15 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Texas Southern have covered the Spread in their last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 91% ROI)

Fairleigh Dickinson Basketball Against the Spread Record (ATS)

Fairleigh Dickinson has gone 12-19 against the spread this college basketball season (-8.85 Units / 0% ROI).

  • 11-10 when betting on the Moneyline for -5.75 Units / -13.25% ROI
  • 19-13 when betting the Over for +4.7 Units / 13.37% ROI
  • 13-19 when betting the Under for -7.95 Units / -22.55% ROI

Texas Southern Basketball Against the Spread Record (ATS)

Texas Southern has gone 11-21 against the spread this college basketball season (-12.1 Units / -34.38% ROI).

  • 12-16 when betting on the Moneyline for -14.15 Units / -24.96% ROI
  • 14-18 when betting the Over for -5.8 Units / -16.48% ROI
  • 18-14 when betting the Under for +2.6 Units / 7.39% ROI

Fairleigh Dickinson Offensive Stats & Trends:

Fairleigh Dickinson has averaged 78.5 points per game (1,885 points/24 games) this season — best among Northeast Teams; League Avg: 67.8

Fairleigh Dickinson has an assist to turnover ratio of 1.3 (353 assists/ 277 TOs) this season — best among Northeast Teams; League Avg: 1.0

Fairleigh Dickinson has a TS% of 49% this season — tied for best among Northeast Teams; League Avg: 46%

Fairleigh Dickinson has averaged 14.7 assists per game (353 assists/24 games) this season — best among Northeast Teams; League Avg: 13.1

Texas Southern Offensive Stats & Trends:

Texas Southern has a TS% of 42% this season — 5th lowest among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 47%

Texas Southern is shooting 64% from the free throw line (290/453) this season — 11th lowest among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 71%

Texas Southern has an eFG% of 46% this season — tied for 6th lowest among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 51%

Texas Southern is shooting 26% from three (97/375) this season — lowest among SWAC Teams; League Avg: 32%

Fairleigh Dickinson Defensive Stats & Trends:

Fairleigh Dickinson has averaged 21.1 defensive rebounds per game (506 rebounds/24 games) this season — tied for 14th lowest among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 24.2

Fairleigh Dickinson has averaged 8.4 steals per game (202 steals/24 games) this season — tied for 19th best among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 6.7

Fairleigh Dickinson has averaged 8.4 steals per game (202 steals/24 games) this season — 2nd best among Northeast Teams; League Avg: 7.5

Fairleigh Dickinson has 202 steals this season — 3rd most among Northeast Teams

Texas Southern Defensive Stats & Trends:

Texas Southern has averaged 25.9 defensive rebounds per game (1,396 rebounds/54 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — best among SWAC Teams; League Avg: 22.4

Texas Southern has averaged 25.0 defensive rebounds per game (550 rebounds/22 games) this season — best among SWAC Teams; League Avg: 22.4

Texas Southern has averaged 6.1 steals per game (328 steals/54 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — lowest among SWAC Teams; League Avg: 7.4

Texas Southern has averaged 6.9 steals per game (151 steals/22 games) this season — 3rd lowest among SWAC Teams; League Avg: 7.6


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