Texas Southern Tigers vs. Alcorn State Braves SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 11, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.36 PM
The SWAC conference tournament continues Thursday as the No. 3 seed Texas Southern Tigers (13-8) face off against the No. 6 seed Alcorn State Braves (6-12) at Bartow Arena, tipping off at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN3. Texas Southern is a 9-point favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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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 -9 -110 -110 145 -114 -108 -480 350
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Point Total Insights

  • Texas Southern and its opponents have gone over the current 145 total in 13 of 21 games (61.9%) this season.
  • In 44.4% of Alcorn State games this season (8/18), the total points scored was more than Thursday's over/under of 145.
  • The two teams combine to score 140.7 points per game, 4.3 less than the over/under in this contest.
  • The Tigers score just 1.5 fewer points per game (74) than the Braves give up (75.5).
  • The Braves' 66.7 points per game are only 3.5 fewer points than the 70.2 the Tigers allow to opponents.

Head to Head

Texas Southern vs Alcorn State (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/4/2021 Texas Southern -12 145.5 -910 +575 Regular Season 80-78
3/7/2020 Texas Southern -1 153.5 -116 -107 Regular Season 90-75
1/6/2020 Texas Southern -10.5 146.5 -625 +447 Regular Season 95-80
3/7/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 99-72
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-70
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Texas Southern Betting Data

  • The Tigers have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 12-5 record.
  • The Tigers fare well when favored by at least 9 points, posting a 2-0 record against the spread.
  • In 2 of 17 (11.8%) contests this season, Texas Southern and its opponents have hit the over.
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Texas Southern Leaders

Tigers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Justin Hopkins 14 6.7 3.5 0.9 0.6 0.1 0.6
Yahuza Rasas 14 6.5 5.6 0.6 0.5 0.3 0.3
John Jones 13 4.1 0.9 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.8
Chris Baldwin 7 3.0 3.1 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.1
Ashton McClelland 7 2.0 0.7 0.1 0.3 0.0 0.3

Alcorn State Betting Data

  • Alcorn State has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its games, going 7-8 ATS.
  • The Braves have gone 0-0 against the spread when they are at least a 9-point underdog.
  • The Braves and their opponents have hit the over in half of their matchups this year -- 0 of 15.
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Alcorn State Leaders

Braves Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Troymain Crosby 11 18.5 4.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.5
Anthony Fairley 11 4.0 4.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.0
Arne Morris 8 2.4 0.3 0.3 0.9 0.0 0.3
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