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

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 1, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (1-20) are heavy, 17.5-point underdogs as they attempt to stop a four-game losing streak when they host the Grambling Tigers (9-10) on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Robert W. Harrison Complex. The contest airs at 8:30 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is 138.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 1, 2021, 2:20 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 (+17.5)

The model and DraftKings both have the Tigers taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (14.7 points). Lean towards taking the Delta Devils.

Pick OU:
Over (138.5)

DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this game, within 0.7 points of each other.

Prediction: Grambling 77, Mississippi Valley State 62

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 Tigers this season is 73.8 points, 4.2 fewer points than their implied total of 78 points in Monday’s game.
  • Grambling has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (78) four times this season.
  • The 88.3-point average implied total on the season for the Delta Devils is 27.3 more points than the team’s 61-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Mississippi Valley State is trying to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (61) for the eighth time this 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 17.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Tigers 8-10 0-1 10-8
Delta Devils 7-14 0-0 8-12-1

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
2/22/2021 Jackson State Loss 63-59 2/27/2021 Jackson State Loss 68-54
2/13/2021 Texas Southern Loss 75-73 2/25/2021 Prairie View A&M Loss 82-62
2/8/2021 Alcorn State Win 67-62 2/23/2021 Texas Southern Loss 74-37
2/6/2021 Southern Win 72-69 2/13/2021 Alcorn State Loss 70-56
2/1/2021 Mississippi Valley State Win 85-72 2/8/2021 Alabama State Win 68-65

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