The Prairie View A&M Panthers (12-18, 8-9 SWAC) look to continue a three-game home winning streak when hosting the Texas Southern Tigers (11-19, 7-10 SWAC) on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at 4:00 PM ET.
Saturday’s matchup between the Panthers and the Tigers features the Panthers as moderate 3.5-point favorites. The over/under for the game is set at 138.5.
Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern Odds
Point Spread for Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern
The spread for this matchup is set at 3.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Prairie View A&M as the favorite.
Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Prairie View A&M has -179 odds to pick up the win, while Texas Southern is listed at +150 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 138.5 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
- Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: HBCUGo
- Location: Prairie View, Texas
- Arena: William J. Nicks Building
Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern Betting Trends
In Prairie View A&M’s 29 games this season, it has 11 wins against the spread. The Panthers have been victorious in six, or 50%, of the 12 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Prairie View A&M’s games this year have hit the over on 12 of 28 set point totals.
Texas Southern is 8-20-0 against the spread this season. The Tigers have been the moneyline underdog 12 total times this season. They’ve finished 2-10 in those games. Texas Southern’s games this year have gone over the total in 13 of 28 opportunities (46.4%).
Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern Key Players to Watch
Prairie View A&M
Yahuza Rasas is tops on his squad in rebounds per game (6.9), and also puts up 11 points and 1 assists. At the other end, he puts up 1.3 steals and 1.3 blocked shots. Hegel Augustin averages 10 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1 assists per contest. At the other end, he posts 1 steal and 0.6 blocked shots. Jeremiah Gambrell posts 9.6 points, 1.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, shooting 32.8% from the field and 27.2% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest.
Joirdon Karl Nicholas leads the Tigers in rebounding (9 per game), and averages 11.1 points and 1.5 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 1.1 blocked shots. John Walker III is putting up 12.8 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game, making 46% of his shots from the field. Davon Barnes leads the Tigers in scoring (13.2 points per game), and produces 4.1 rebounds and 2 assists. He also averages 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. The Tigers receive 8.5 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game from Zytarious Mortle.
What you need to know about the Prairie View A&M Panthers
Prairie View A&M is 6-11-0 ATS in conference games this season. With 67.7 points per game on offense, the Panthers rank 285th in college basketball. Defensively, they allow 68.7 points per contest, which ranks 134th in college basketball. Prairie View A&M ranks 120th in the country with 32.7 boards per game so far this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 183rd with 31.1 rebounds allowed per contest.
The Panthers are averaging 71.9 points per game at home. On the road, they are averaging 64.6 points per contest. Prairie View A&M ranks 319th in the country by sinking 5.9 threes per game, but it has a 29.8% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 12th-worst in college basketball. With 6 treys conceded per game, the Panthers are 34th in the nation. They are allowing a 33.2% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 139th in college basketball.
The Panthers have gone 5-5 over their past 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. In its past 10 contests, Prairie View A&M has gone over the total five times. Prairie View A&M has seen an uptick in scoring recently, racking up 69.1 points per game in its last 10 outings, 1.4 points more than the 67.7 it has scored this year. The last 10 games have seen Prairie View A&M give up 2.6 fewer points per game (66.1) than its season-long average (68.7).
What you need to know about the Texas Southern Tigers
In Texas Southern’s 17 chances this season in SWAC play, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 10 times. Offensively the Tigers are the 235th-ranked squad in the country (69.5 points per game). Defensively they are 251st (72.5 points allowed per game). On the boards, Texas Southern is 51st in college basketball in rebounds (34.1 per game). It is 272nd in rebounds conceded (32.4 per game).
The Tigers score 75.4 points per game at home, and 63.9 away. In 2022-23 Texas Southern is second-worst in the nation in 3-point makes (4.8 per game) and -3-worst in 3-point percentage (27.4%). In 2022-23, the Tigers are 152nd in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (7 per game) and 194th in defensive 3-point percentage (34%).
The Tigers have a 3-7 record against the spread while going 5-5 overall in their past 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Texas Southern has hit the over five times. Texas Southern has played better offensively over its previous 10 games, compiling 70.2 points per contest, 0.7 more than its season average of 69.5. In their past 10 games, the Tigers are ceding 70.6 points per contest, 1.9 fewer points than their season average (72.5).
Prairie View A&M vs. Texas Southern Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this contest is Prairie View A&M, and we project that Prairie View A&M will cover the spread (Prairie View A&M -3.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 138.5 points.
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