Halftime Report

Alabama State is on the road but looking no worse for wear. They have jumped out to a quick 31-25 lead against Texas So.

Alabama State entered the matchup having won three straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it four, or will Texas So. step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

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Alabama State Hornets @ Texas So. Tigers

Current Records: Alabama State 10-9, Texas So. 5-12

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Alabama State is 1-9 against Texas So. since March of 2018 but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Monday. Both teams will face off in a SWAC battle at 8:30 p.m. ET at H&PE Arena. Alabama State pulled off an upset win in their last outing, and are hoping to pull that off once more against the 4.5-point favorite Tigers.

Alabama State entered their tilt with Prairie View with two consecutive wins but they'll enter their next game with three. The Hornets walked away with a 74-67 win over the Panthers on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Tigers strolled past the Bulldogs with points to spare on Saturday, taking the game 85-69.

The Hornets are on a roll lately: they've won six of their last seven matches, which provided a nice bump to their 10-9 record this season. As for the Tigers, their win bumped their record up to 5-12.

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Alabama State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 39.4 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Texas So. struggles in that department as they've been averaging 36.7 rebounds per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out.

Not only did both teams in this Monday's game win their last matches, they also took care of their bettors and covered the spread. Going forward, Texas So. is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 4.5 points. Alabama State might be worth a quick bet since they're sitting on a four game streak of covering the spread when playing as the underdogs on the road.

Odds

Texas So. is a 4.5-point favorite against Alabama State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Tigers as a 4-point favorite.


The over/under is set at 133.5 points.

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Series History

Texas So. has won 9 out of their last 10 games against Alabama State.

  • Jan 23, 2023 - Texas So. 71 vs. Alabama State 65
  • Jan 24, 2022 - Texas So. 73 vs. Alabama State 66
  • Feb 27, 2021 - Texas So. 86 vs. Alabama State 76
  • Jan 30, 2021 - Texas So. 80 vs. Alabama State 73
  • Mar 02, 2020 - Texas So. 78 vs. Alabama State 73
  • Feb 03, 2020 - Alabama State 79 vs. Texas So. 55
  • Mar 15, 2019 - Texas So. 80 vs. Alabama State 66
  • Mar 02, 2019 - Texas So. 78 vs. Alabama State 68
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Texas So. 83 vs. Alabama State 59
  • Mar 06, 2018 - Texas So. 90 vs. Alabama State 76