Miss Valley State Delta Devils Vs. How to Watch Jackson State Tigers: NCAA Basketball Live Stream Information, TV Channel, Start Time, Game Odds

Halftime report

After losing 24 straight, maybe Miss Valley State’s luck is turning around. After one quarter, neither team has the contest in the bag, but Miss Valley State leads the Tigers 36-34.

Miss. Valley State comes into the matchup with some extra motivation after losing the last time these two teams met. We will see if they are able to flip the script or if it will be more of the same.

who is playing

Jackson State Tigers @ Miss Valley State Delta Devils

Current records: Jackson State 8-14, Miss. Valley State 0-22

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Jackson State is 8-2 against the Delta Devils since February 2019, and they will have a chance to extend that streak on Saturday. The two teams will face off in a SWAC battle at 7:00 pm ET at the RW Harrison HPER Complex. Both teams have had a rough ride to this point, with four straight losses for Jackson State and 24 losses for the Delta Devils last season.

The point spread may have favored Jackson State last Monday, but the final result did not. They beat the Jaguars 72-63. Unfortunately the loss continues a disappointing trend for Jackson State in matchups with the Jaguars: they have now lost three in a row.

Meanwhile, it’s hard to win when your shooting is 17% worse than the opposition, a fact Miss Valley State found out Saturday. They fell to the Golden Lions 83-77.

The Tigers have had a rocky road trip recently after losing five of their last six games, which has significantly reduced their record to 8-14 this season. As for the Delta Devils, they dropped their record to 0-22 with the loss, their seventh straight at home last season.

Saturday’s matchup is shaping up to be a scrappy contest: Jackson State has been crushing the glass this season, averaging 36.3 rebounds per game. It’s a different story for Miss Valley State, though, as they’re averaging just 29.6 rebounds per game. Given Jackson State’s big advantage in that area, the Delta Devils will need to find a way to close that gap.

Going forward, Jackson State shouldn’t worry too much about this matchup, as experts have them favored by 13.5 points. This contest will be their tenth straight as a favorite (they are 4-5 against the spread so far).

Disagreement

Jackson State is a huge 13.5-point favorite against Miss. Valley State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Oddsmakers had a good feel for this line, as the game opened with the Tigers as 12.5-point favorites.

The over/under is set at 138 points.

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Series history

Jackson State has won 8 of its last 10 games against Miss Valley State.

  • March 04, 2023 – Jackson State 68 Vs. Miss Valley State 60
  • February 04, 2023 – Miss Valley State 82 Vs. Jackson State 78
  • March 05, 2022 – Jackson State 76 vs. Miss. Valley State 69
  • February 05, 2022 – Jackson State 69 vs. Miss. Valley State 65
  • February 27, 2021 – Jackson State 68 vs. Miss Valley State 54
  • January 30, 2021 – Jackson State 106 vs. Miss. Valley State 56
  • February 29, 2020 – Jackson State 87 vs. Miss Valley State 70
  • February 01, 2020 – Jackson State 85 Vs. Miss. Valley State 65
  • March 02, 2019 – Miss Valley State 60 Vs. Jackson State 57
  • February 02, 2019 – Jackson State 61 Vs. Miss. Valley State 57

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