Planning on watching today's Tigers and Panthers game? Catch the action at William Nicks Building in Prairie View, TX, as the Panthers hosts this showdown at 6:30 ET on None. This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 140.5 points, and Prairie View A&M is favored to win by -1 at home vs. Texas Southern.


The Pick: Prairie View A&M Panthers -1

This game will be played at William Nicks Building at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Panthers.
  • Not only will Prairie View A&M pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Tigers Come Through as Road Underdogs?

The Texas Southern Tigers are 7-12 overall and have won two games in a row. They are 5-3 in conference games and 2-9 in non-conference games. On the road, the Tigers have gone 2-9 this season, and their average scoring margin is -13.8 points per game.

So far this season, Texas Southern has been the underdog in 12 of their 19 games, and they have gone 2-10 in those games. Their record when playing as the underdog is much worse than when they are the favorite. In their last game, they defeated Alabama State by a score of 56-55.

Against the spread, Texas Southern is 8-10 this season. On the road, the Tigers are 5-6 vs. the spread and have gone 2-1 ATS in their last three road games. As the underdog, Texas Southern is 5-7 vs. the spread this year and has gone 1-2 ATS in their last three games as the underdog.

On the season, the over/under record for Texas Southern is 6-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 135.8 points. Today's over/under line of 140.5 is slightly higher than the average OU line in their games this year (141.5). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 133 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

In contrast to their season average of 66.5 points per game, the Texas Southern had a below average performance. They scored 56 points against Alabama State and had a field goal percentage of 35.7%. The team's top scorer is PJ Henry, who enters today's matchup with an average of 13.7, while Jonathan Cisse also carries a PPG average of 10.2 into the game.

On defense, Texas Southern is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.6 points per game. The Texas Southern defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 55 points and allowed Alabama State to connect on 8 threes.

Can Prairie View A&M Live Up to the Hype at Home?

When playing at home this season, Prairie View A&M has gone 3-1, compared to their 4-11 record on the road. On average, the Panthers have outscored their opponents by 6.5 points per game at home, while on the road, they have been outscored by an average of 12.4 points per game.

So far this season, Prairie View A&M has been the favorite in four games, going 3-1 in those contests. In their last game, the Panthers defeated Alabama A&M by a score of 87-76.

As the favorite this season, Prairie View A&M has gone just 1-3 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Panthers are 3-6-1 and they are 3-4-1 ATS in their last 10 home games.

Today's over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Prairie View A&M's games this season (143.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record for the Panthers is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 157 points.

The Prairie View A&M offense is coming off a game where they scored 87 points against Alabama A&M. They posted a field goal percentage of 50% and connected on 2 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Charles Smith IV, who is averaging 14.1 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Javontae Hopkins also maintains a PPG average of 12.9 heading into game.

Looking at the Prairie View A&M defense, they will be looking for a better performance considering they are currently conceding 76.9 points per game (265th). In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Prairie View A&M's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.0% this season.