Arkansas State @ Mississippi Valley State
Current Records: Arkansas State 6-2; Mississippi Valley State 0-7
What to Know
The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils need to shore up a defense that is allowing 88.57 points per game before their matchup Saturday. They will play host again and welcome the Arkansas State Red Wolves to Harrison Complex, where tip-off is scheduled for 5 p.m. ET. Arkansas State should still be riding high after a victory, while the Delta Devils will be looking to regain their footing.
The contest between Mississippi Valley State and the Nicholls State Colonels on Thursday was not particularly close, with Mississippi Valley State falling 95-80.
Meanwhile, Arkansas State didn't have too much trouble with the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions on the road on Wednesday as they won 84-73.
Mississippi Valley State have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 18.50 point spread they are up against. Those playing the odds have seen things go back and forth with Mississippi Valley State, who are 4-3 against the spread.
Mississippi Valley State's loss took them down to 0-7 while Arkansas State's win pulled them up to 6-2. We'll see if the Delta Devils can steal the Red Wolves' luck or if Arkansas State records another victory instead.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 5 p.m. ET
- Where: Harrison Complex -- Itta Bena, Mississippi
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Red Wolves are a big 18.5-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 Red Wolves as a 19.5-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.