Texas Southern vs Alcorn State: SWAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 3 seed Texas Southern Tigers (13-8) are favored by  in their SWAC Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the No. 6 seed Alcorn State Braves (6-12) on Thursday at Bartow Arena, tipping off at 3:00 PM ET on ESPN3. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Texas Southern Betting Information

  • The Tigers are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-10-2
  • The Tigers are 2-4-1 against the spread this season when they are at least a 9-point favorite.
  • Texas Southern and its opponents have hit the over in 10 of 19 games this season (52.6%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Texas Southern Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Michael Weathers 19 16.2 5.2 3.4 2.4 1.1 0.8
John Walker III 19 12.1 5.3 1.1 0.6 1.1 0.3
Galen Alexander 21 10.6 5.0 1.1 1.0 0.5 1.1
Joirdon Karl Nicholas 21 10.3 6.5 0.8 0.5 1.1 0.0
Justin Hopkins 21 7.8 3.6 1.2 0.8 0.1 0.7

Alcorn State Betting Information

  • With a 9-8-1 record ATS this season, Alcorn State has outplayed expectations.
  • The Braves hold an even 1-1 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least a 9-point underdog.
  • Alcorn State and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 50% (9) of its 18 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Braves got a team-high 14 points from Myson Lowe in an 81-69 loss to Prairie View A&M on Saturday. They were 12-point underdogs and played to a push, and the teams combined to score 150 points to hit the over on the 137.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Alcorn State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Troymain Crosby 14 18.8 5.1 0.6 1.0 0.0 0.6
Kurk Lee 11 10.3 2.1 4.1 0.5 0.0 1.1
David Pierce III 15 8.9 1.9 0.7 0.5 0.0 1.9
Oddyst Walker 14 8.4 3.2 0.5 1.6 0.1 1.2
Tyree Corbett 16 7.3 5.3 0.1 0.6 0.3 0.4

Total Facts

  • Texas Southern and its opponents have hit the over on Thursday’s 145.5 total in 13 out of 21 games (61.9%) this season.
  • In eight out of Alcorn State’s 18 games this season (44.4%), the competing teams combined for more points than the total in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The point total for the game of 145.5 is 4.8 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Tigers (74 points per game) and the Braves (66.7 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 145.7 points per game, 0.2 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Tigers have seen a 144.2 average over/under in their games this season, 1.3 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • Braves games have an over/under of 142.2 points this season, 3.3 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/4/2021 Texas Southern Texas Southern -12 145.5 -910 +575 Regular Season 80-78 TX SOU
3/7/2020 Texas Southern Alcorn State -1 153.5 -116 -107 Regular Season 90-75 ALCORN
1/6/2020 Texas Southern Texas Southern -10.5 146.5 -625 +447 Regular Season 95-80 ALCORN
3/7/2019 N/A Texas Southern N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 99-72 TX SOU
1/5/2019 N/A Alcorn State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-70 TX SOU

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