Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Braves and Delta Devils. The game is starting at 8:30 ET on YT, and it's hosted by the Delta Devils at Harrison HPER Complex in Itta Bena, MS. Get ready to place your bets! Alcorn State is favored by -11 in this Southwestern Athletic conference showdown. The game's over/under is currently at 135.5 points.

ALCORN STATE BRAVES VS MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils +11

This game will be played at Harrison HPER Complex at 8:30 ET on Monday, February 12th.

WHY BET THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE DELTA DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Delta Devils.
  • Not only will Mississippi Valley State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +11.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 135.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Braves Make it Happen on the Road?

Alcorn State enters this game as an 11-point favorite with a record of 4-2 when favored. They have gone 5-4 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play compared to a 1-13 record in non-conference games. On the road, they have won three straight games and have a record of 4-14 this season.

Overall, Alcorn State is 6-17, and they are coming off a 68-56 win over UAPB. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6, and their average scoring margin on the road is -13.7 points per game compared to -3.3 at home.

Alcorn State has an overall ATS record of 10-11 this season. In games where they are favored, the Braves have gone 4-2 vs. the spread. On the road, Alcorn State has an ATS mark of 9-9 this year and they are 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games.

On the season, the over/under record for Alcorn State games is 12-9 and their games have averaged 151 points. Today's over/under line of 135.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (147.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 136 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-1.

The Alcorn State offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against UAPB. They posted a field goal percentage of 41.7% and connected on 5 threes. The team's top scorer is Jeremiah Kendall, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 16.3, while Jeremiah Gambrell also maintains a PPG average of 11.9 leading up to the game.

At this time, the Braves' defense is positioned 324th in the country, permitting 80.3 points per game. The Alcorn State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 56 points and allowed UAPB to connect on 6 threes.

Are Mississippi Valley State Ready for a Home Win?

Mississippi Valley State is still searching for its first win of the season, as the Delta Devils enter today's game with an 0-23 overall record. They are also 0-9 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.

On the season, Mississippi Valley State has been outscored by an average of 32.4 points per game on the road, and they have lost all 17 of their games away from home. At home, they are 0-5, and their average scoring margin is -9.8 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Mississippi Valley State has an ATS record of 8-14. At home, their ATS mark is 2-3 and over their last three home games, they are 2-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Delta Devils have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Mississippi Valley State sits at 11-11. So far, the average point total in their games is 136.2 points compared to an average over/under line of 135.5, resulting in a margin of +0.7. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 145 points.

Mississippi Valley State recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 69 points against Jackson State. This output exceeded their season average of 54.3 points per game. The team's top scorer is Rayquan Brown, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 16.8, while Donovan Sanders also maintains a PPG average of 11 leading up to the game.

Facing Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley State aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 80.1 points allowed per game (323rd). In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Mississippi Valley State's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 49.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 38.2% this season.