Texas Southern vs Grambling State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/16/21

Texas Southern vs Grambling State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/16/21 Photo by John Reed-USA TODAY Sports

Grambling State Tigers (3-6) at Texas Southern Tigers (2-6)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Health & PE Center)

The Line: Texas Southern Tigers -7 -- Over/Under: 139 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Grambling Tigers and Texas Southern Tigers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the H&PE Arena.

The Grambling Tigers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Grambling Tigers are averaging 61.1 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 37.5 percent shooting. Cam Christon is averaging 12.8 points and 5.2 rebounds while Cameron Woodall is averaging 10.1 points and 2.6 rebounds. Trevell Cunningham is dishing five assists and Prince Moss is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Grambling Tigers are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67.4 percent from the free throw line. The Grambling Tigers are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.9 rebounds per game.

The Texas Southern Tigers need a win to snap a three-game losing streak. The Texas Southern Tigers are averaging 70.9 points on 44.3 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Michael Weathers is averaging 14.8 points and 4.3 rebounds while John Walker III is averaging 13.9 points and 5.5 rebounds. Galen Alexander is the third double-digit scorer and Yahuza Rasas is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Texas Southern Tigers are shooting 27.2 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Southern Tigers are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.3 rebounds per game.

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The Tigers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games and 17-8 ATS in their last 25 games following a ATS loss. The under is 7-2 in Tigers last 9 road games. The over is 4-1 in Tigers last 5 home games. The favorite is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.

I'm not running to the window to bet either one of these teams, but the fact the Grambling Tigers are this big of an underdog tells you all you need to know what oddsmakers think of them. The Texas Southern Tigers are clearly the better team here obviously despite their rough record. It's Texas Southern and the chalk if forced to pick this contest. 

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Randy’s Pick Texas Southern Tigers -7

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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