Texas Southern Tigers vs. Jackson State Tigers SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

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The No. 3 seed Texas Southern Tigers (14-8) and the No. 2 seed Jackson State Tigers (12-5) face off in the SWAC Tournament semifinals with a spot in the championship game on the line Friday at Bartow Arena, beginning at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN3. Texas Southern is favored by 2.5 points. Both teams are looking to take another step toward a conference title and an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Texas Southern vs Jackson State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Southern -2.5 -115 -106 133 -110 -110 -149 125
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Point Total Insights

  • In Texas Southern games this season, the total topped Friday's over/under 17 times (77.3%).
  • 2020-21 Jackson State games have gone over Friday's total on eight of 17 occasions (47.1%).
  • Friday's over/under is 5.8 points lower than the two team's combined 138.8 points per game average.
  • The Texas Southern Tigers put up 74.1 points per game, 12.5 more points than the 61.6 the Jackson State Tigers allow.
  • The Jackson State Tigers average just 4.8 fewer points than the Texas Southern Tigers allow (69.5).

Head to Head

Texas Southern vs Jackson State (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-74
1/18/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-66
2/18/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-65
1/21/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-65
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Texas Southern Betting Data

  • Texas Southern has been good against the spread this season, posting a 12-6 record.
  • The Texas Southern Tigers fare well when favored by at least 2.5 points, posting a 5-3 record against the spread.
  • In 2 of 18 (11.1%) contests this season, Texas Southern and its opponents have hit the over.
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Texas Southern Leaders

Texas Southern 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

Jackson State Betting Data

  • Jackson State has covered the spread in more than half of its outings, going 9-6 ATS.
  • The Jackson State Tigers have fared well as a 2.5-point underdog, going 6-2 against the spread when they are at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • Jackson State and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season -- 2 of 15 (13.3%).
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Jackson State Leaders

Jackson State Tigers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tristan Jarrett 13 20.2 5.4 1.3 1.6 0.3 2.2
Jonas James 13 9.2 2.8 2.9 1.3 0.1 0.5
Isaiah Williams 7 7.1 6.3 1.0 0.6 0.0 0.0
Cainan McClelland 13 5.0 2.1 2.2 1.1 0.2 1.2
Ken Evans 13 3.8 3.2 1.3 0.8 0.0 0.2
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