Southern vs Alcorn State: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 27, 2021 - Last Updated on March 4, 2021

The Alcorn State Braves (6-9) will attempt to continue a three-game winning streak when they visit the Southern Jaguars (7-8) at 5:30 PM ET on Saturday, February 27, 2021 as 8-point underdogs. The Jaguars have also won three games in a row. The matchup’s point total is set at 134.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 27, 2021, 2:21 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Braves (+8)

The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.2 points of each other.

Pick OU:
Over (134)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (138.8 points) marginally higher than the DraftKings over/under (134 points).

Prediction: Southern 73, Alcorn State 66

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 Jaguars this season is 73.7 points, 2.7 more points than their implied total of 71 points in Saturday’s game.
  • Southern has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (71) eight times this season.
  • The 77.9-point average implied total on the season for the Braves is 14.9 more points than the team’s 63-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Alcorn State has scored more than 63 points nine times on the season.

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

Southern and Alcorn State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 8+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Jaguars 6-8 2-2 7-7
Braves 8-7 1-1 6-8-1

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

Last 5 Games


Alcorn State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/24/2021 Alabama A&M Win 73-57 2/24/2021 Alabama State Win 68-59
2/22/2021 Alabama State Win 75-66 2/22/2021 Alabama A&M Win 65-52
2/13/2021 UAPB Win 73-71 2/13/2021 Mississippi Valley State Win 70-56
2/8/2021 Jackson State Loss 57-53 2/8/2021 Grambling Loss 67-62
2/6/2021 Grambling Loss 72-69 2/6/2021 Jackson State Loss 74-66

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