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Alcorn State @ Mississippi Valley State

Current Records: Alcorn State 8-14; Mississippi Valley State 1-19

What to Know

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils haven't won a matchup against the Alcorn State Braves since Feb. 16 of 2019, but they'll be looking to end the drought on Monday. The Delta Devils will play host again and welcome Alcorn State to Harrison Complex, where tip-off is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET. Mississippi Valley State is out to stop a three-game streak of losses at home.

It was close but no cigar for Mississippi Valley State as they fell 69-65 to the Jackson State Tigers this past Saturday.

Meanwhile, Alcorn State didn't have too much breathing room in their contest with the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions this past Saturday, but they still walked away with a 70-64 win.

Mississippi Valley State is expected to lose this next one by 9.5. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with the Delta Devils, who are 10-10 against the spread.

Mississippi Valley State is now 1-19 while the Braves sit at 8-14. Two defensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Mississippi Valley State is 358th worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 84.5 on average. Alcorn State has experienced some struggles of their own as they have allowed their opponents to shoot 47% from the floor on average, which is the fifth highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.

How To Watch

  • When: Monday at 8:30 p.m. ET
  • Where: Harrison Complex -- Itta Bena, Mississippi
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Braves are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Delta Devils, 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 Braves as a 10-point favorite.

Over/Under: -105

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Series History

Alcorn State have won 11 out of their last 14 games against Mississippi Valley State.

  • Feb 13, 2021 - Alcorn State 70 vs. Mississippi Valley State 56
  • Jan 16, 2021 - Alcorn State 71 vs. Mississippi Valley State 59
  • Feb 15, 2020 - Alcorn State 92 vs. Mississippi Valley State 88
  • Jan 18, 2020 - Alcorn State 105 vs. Mississippi Valley State 73
  • Feb 16, 2019 - Mississippi Valley State 76 vs. Alcorn State 68
  • Jan 19, 2019 - Alcorn State 63 vs. Mississippi Valley State 57
  • Feb 10, 2018 - Alcorn State 94 vs. Mississippi Valley State 90
  • Jan 13, 2018 - Alcorn State 77 vs. Mississippi Valley State 63
  • Mar 07, 2017 - Alcorn State 63 vs. Mississippi Valley State 60
  • Feb 11, 2017 - Alcorn State 88 vs. Mississippi Valley State 78
  • Jan 14, 2017 - Mississippi Valley State 84 vs. Alcorn State 77
  • Mar 09, 2016 - Mississippi Valley State 64 vs. Alcorn State 61
  • Feb 13, 2016 - Alcorn State 72 vs. Mississippi Valley State 71
  • Jan 16, 2016 - Alcorn State 93 vs. Mississippi Valley State 87