Texas Southern Tigers (3-7) at Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (0-13)
College Basketball: Monday, January 25, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Harrison Complex)
The Line: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +21 -- Over/Under: 144 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Texas Southern Tigers and the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils meet Monday in college basketball action from Harrison HPER Complex.
Texas Southern enters this one at 3-7 so far. The Tigers halted a four-game losing streak with a victory over AR-Pine Bluff in their last game. As for Mississippi Valley State, they’re 0-13 this season. The Devils are coming off a blowout loss to Prairie View. Check back all season long for free college basketball picks at Sports Chat Place.
Texas Southern began their year at 1-2 with a win over Wyoming, then lost to Saint Mary’s and beat LeTourneau. The Tigers then hit a four-game losing streak versus Auburn, BYU, Prairie View and Grambling State, but took out AR-PineBluff on Saturday.
In the 66-57 win over AR-Pine Bluff, Texas Southern’s Galen Alexander posted 14 points with eight rebounds and one assist. Michael Weathers added 13 points with three rebounds and three assists, while both Yahuza Rasas and Jordan Gilliam provided 10 points apiece.
Over on the MS Valley State side, they haven’t been able to find a victory yet this year. The Devils’ losses have come versus Arkansas, North Texas, Wyoming, Grand Canyon, Western Kentucky, Memphis, Vanderbilt, Mississippi State, AR-Pine Bluff, Alabama State, Alcorn State, Southern U and Prairie View.
In the 77-31 loss to the Panthers on Saturday, MS Valley State’s Terry Collins led the team on 15 points with three rebounds and two assists. Caleb Hunter also finished in double-figures with 10 points and three rebounds.
The Delta Devils are 0-5 ATS in their last five Monday games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 home games. MS Valley State is 1-6 ATS in their last seven games overall and the under is 7-1 in the last eight overall.
Meanwhile, the Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last five games overall and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 road games. The over is 12-5-1 in the Tigers’ last 18 overall and 5-1 in their last six Monday games.
PICK: I’m going to stick with Texas Southern. Mississippi Valley State had a 38-26 deficit heading into halftime of their loss to Prairie View A&M, and things got worse from there as the Delta Devils were only able to produce five more points. MS Valley State has managed a few close results this year but they’re getting destroyed in most of their games. If Texas Southern plays to their capabilities, the cover should be there.