Thursday's game that pits the Virginia Cavaliers (3-0) versus the Texas Southern Tigers (0-2) at John Paul Jones Arena has a good chance to be a one-sided matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 82-51 in favor of Virginia, who is heavily favored by our model. Tipoff is at 7:00 PM ET on November 16.

Based on our computer prediction, Virginia projects to cover the 22.5-point spread in its matchup versus Texas Southern. The over/under has been set at 128.5, and the two sides are projected to hit the over.

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Texas Southern vs. Virginia Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ACC Network
  • Where: Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Venue: John Paul Jones Arena
  • Line: Virginia -22.5
  • Point Total: 128.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Virginia -5000, Texas Southern +1400

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Texas Southern vs. Virginia Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Virginia 82, Texas Southern 51

Spread & Total Prediction for Texas Southern vs. Virginia

  • Pick ATS: Virginia (-22.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (128.5)

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Texas Southern Performance Insights

  • On offense, Texas Southern scored 69.2 points per game (241st-ranked in college basketball) last season. It gave up 71.9 points per contest at the other end of the court (235th-ranked).
  • With 33.9 rebounds per game, the Tigers were 58th in the nation. They gave up 32.1 rebounds per contest, which ranked 247th in college basketball.
  • Last season Texas Southern ranked 281st in college basketball in assists, dishing out 11.8 per game.
  • While the Tigers ranked in the bottom 25 in the nation in turnovers per game with 14 (25th-worst), they ranked 102nd in college basketball with 12.9 forced turnovers per game.
  • The Tigers came up short in terms of threes last year, ranking third-worst in the nation in three-pointers made per game (4.6) and -2-worst in three-point percentage (27.3%).
  • With 6.8 treys conceded per game, Texas Southern ranked 128th in the country. It ceded a 33.7% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranked 178th in college basketball.
  • Texas Southern attempted 43.1 two-pointers per game last season, which accounted for 71.9% of the shots it attempted (and 82% of the team's baskets). Meanwhile, it attempted 16.8 treys per contest, which were 28.1% of its shots (and 18% of the team's buckets).

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