Southern Jaguars (12-13) vs. Grambling State Tigers (17-8)
February 18, 2023 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Grambling State Tigers -2.5 / Southern Jaguars +2.5; Over/Under: +137.5
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The Southern Jaguars and the Grambling State Tigers meet in college basketball action from the Jon M. Huntsman Center on Saturday afternoon. Let’s dive into the odds, injuries, matchup history and make a prediction for this game.
Grambling State is listed as a 2.5-point home favorite with a ML price of -150. The total for this game is set at 137.5 points.
Neither side has anyone listed on the injury report for this game, so barring any last-minute announcements, both sides will come into this game at full strength.
Southern’s 81-73 win over Grambling back on January 14th, 2023, snapped the Tigers’ five-game head-to-head winning streak in this matchup.
Southern is 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games against a team with a winning record and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 neutral site games while the over is 6-2 in their last 8 games following a loss. Grambling State is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall while the under is 6-0 in their last 6 neutral site games.
I’m rolling with Grambling State here. Would I like it better if the Tigers were at home? Sure, but the reality is regardless of the venue, the Tigers have been the much hotter team coming into this matchup and I don’t see Southern slowing down Grambling State even on a neutral floor. I have to lay the points with the Tigers in this one.