Alabama State vs Mississippi Valley State: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 8, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 8, 2021 - Last Updated on February 12, 2021

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (0-12) will look to stop a 12-game losing streak when they visit the Alabama State Hornets (2-6) on Monday, February 8, 2021 at Dunn-Oliver Acadome as big, 18.5-point underdogs. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of 139.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 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 (+18.5)

The model favors the Hornets by 12.2 points, a much smaller margin than the 18.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Delta Devils to cover.

Pick OU:
Over (139.5)

The model predicts a total 1.1 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Alabama State 76, Mississippi Valley State 64

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 average implied total for the Hornets this season is 71 points, eight fewer points than their implied total of 79 points in Monday’s game.
  • So far this season, Alabama State has only outscored its implied point total for this matchup (79) once.
  • The 92.4-point average implied total on the season for the Delta Devils is 31.4 more points than the team’s 61-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Mississippi Valley State has put up more than 61 points five times this season.

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

Alabama State and Mississippi Valley State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 18.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Hornets 4-4 0-0 4-4
Delta Devils 3-9 0-0 6-5-1

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

Last 5 Games

Alabama State

Mississippi Valley State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/6/2021 UAPB Win 73-67 2/6/2021 Alabama A&M Loss 95-58
2/1/2021 Prairie View A&M Loss 87-63 2/1/2021 Grambling Loss 85-72
1/30/2021 Texas Southern Loss 80-73 1/30/2021 Jackson State Loss 106-56
1/25/2021 Southern Win 66-64 1/2/2021 UAPB Loss 92-52
1/23/2021 Alcorn State Loss 57-52 12/21/2020 Mississippi State Loss 87-48

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