Texas Southern Tigers vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros: 2/6/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 6, 2021

The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (7-2) are 2.5-point underdogs as they try to build on a four-game winning streak when they visit the Texas Southern Tigers (4-6) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at H&PE Arena. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET. The over/under is 139.5 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Texas Southern vs UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Texas Southern -2.5 -105 -117 139.5 -110 -110 -138 115

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Total Facts

  • In eight of 10 opportunities (80%) this year, the Tigers and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 139.5 points.
  • In five of nine opportunities (55.6%) this year, UT Rio Grande Valley and its opponents have combined to score at least 139.5 points.
  • These teams average a combined 145.6 points per game, 6.1 more points than the over/under of 139.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Tigers and the Vaqueros have seen their opponents average a combined 2.1 fewer points per game than the over/under of 139.5 set for this matchup.
  • The average point total for Tigers games this year is 3.7 more points than the over/under of 139.5 in this matchup.
  • The average total in Vaqueros games this year is 0.3 more points than the point total of 139.5 for this outing.

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Texas Southern Betting Information

  • The Tigers have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, putting up a 2-6 record.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Tigers have struggled to a 0-3 record ATS this season.
  • Texas Southern has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 3 times in 8 contests (37.5%).

UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Information

  • UT Rio Grande Valley has a 4-2 record against the spread, covering in 66.7% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Vaqueros have a record ATS of 1-1.
  • In most of UT Rio Grande Valley’s games this season, the teams have not hit the over (2 out of 6 games, 33.3%).

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Texas Southern Leaders

  • Michael Weathers leads the Tigers in points and assists per game, scoring 14.8 points and distributing 3.5 assists.
  • Texas Southern’s best rebounder is John Walker III, who averages 5.8 boards per game in addition to his 13.1 PPG average.
  • Galen Alexander makes more threes per game than any other member of the Tigers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.2 per contest.
  • Weathers is the Tigers leader in steals, averaging 2.5 steals per game, while Walker leads them in blocks with 1.0 per contest.

UT Rio Grande Valley Leaders

  • Sean Rhea sits at the top of the Vaqueros scoring leaderboard with 15.3 points per game. He also grabs 6.2 rebounds and racks up 0.8 assists per game.
  • Quinton Johnson II is at the top of the Vaqueros rebounding leaderboard with 7.1 rebounds per game, and Javon Levi paces the team in assists with 5.7 per contest.
  • Johnson is consistent from distance and leads the Vaqueros with 2.0 made threes per game.
  • Levi (3.0 steals per game) is the steal leader for UT Rio Grande Valley while Rhea (1.0 block per game) is the block leader.
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