Grambling vs Mississippi Valley State: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 1, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 1, 2021 - Last Updated on February 6, 2021

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (0-10) are big, 24-point underdogs as they attempt to stop a 10-game losing streak when they visit the Grambling Tigers (5-7) on Monday, February 1, 2021 at Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The game airs at 8:30 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 141.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 1, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Delta Devils (+24)

The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (22.5 points) is a little tighter than the 24-point edge DraftKings gives to the Tigers, though the data still has them as the favorite.

Pick OU:
Under (141.5)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (140.4 points) marginally lower than the DraftKings over/under (141.5 points).

Prediction: Grambling 81, Mississippi Valley State 59

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Tigers’ average implied point total this season is 8.6 fewer points than their implied total in Monday’s game (74.4 implied points on average compared to 83 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Grambling has not outscored its implied point total for this matchup (83).
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Delta Devils (94.2) is 35.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (59).
  • Mississippi Valley State has scored more than 59 points in four games on the season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Grambling and Mississippi Valley State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 24+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Tigers 3-8 0-0 6-5
Delta Devils 2-8 0-0 4-5-1

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

Last 5 Games


Mississippi Valley State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/30/2021 UAPB Win 74-71 1/30/2021 Jackson State Loss 106-56
1/23/2021 Jackson State Loss 75-61 1/2/2021 UAPB Loss 92-52
1/18/2021 Prairie View A&M Loss 59-50 12/21/2020 Mississippi State Loss 87-48
1/16/2021 Texas Southern Win 78-72 12/13/2020 Vanderbilt Loss 84-41
1/12/2021 Alcorn State Win 79-74 12/8/2020 Memphis Loss 94-57

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