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Alabama A&M vs Florida A&M Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 28th Betting Odds
Bulldogs vs Rattlers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Alabama A&M Bulldogs at Florida A&M Rattlers
- Where: Tallahassee at Al Lawson Center
- Date: Saturday, January 28th
- Betting Odds: Alabama A&M -3.5, ALAAM -177 | FLAM +143 O/U 129.0
Alabama A&M heads into this matchup having played 20 games and have an overall record sitting at 7-13. On the road, the Bulldogs will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 0-7. So far, the Bulldogs have been favored 4 times, going 2-2 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Alabama A&M as -3.5 point favorites.
Alabama A&M will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Garrett Hicks who is averaging 14.53 points per game for the Bulldogs. Hicks is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Bulldogs’ offensive game plan is the play of Dailin Smith who has hit 44.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 9.95 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Alabama A&M this season, as they are currently ranked 445th in college basketball at 61.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Bulldogs’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 26.7%, placing them 542nd in the NCAA.
Florida A&M heads into this matchup having played 18 games and have an overall record sitting at 3-15. Currently, the Rattlers have been the home team 5 times, sitting with a record of 3-2. So far, the Rattlers have been the underdog 15 times, going 0-15 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3.5 underdogs on the spread.
Florida A&M’s leading scorer this season is Jordan Tillmon, who is averaging 11.22 points per contest. So far, Tillmon has accounted for 19.29% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.94 rebounds per game and 2.17 assists. Jaylen Bates is the second leading scorer for the Rattlers, averaging 9.47 points per game. Between him and Bates, they are accounting for 34.7% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Florida A&M this season, as they are currently ranked 377th in college basketball at 65.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Rattlers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.3%, placing them 453rd in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Alabama A&M Bulldogs -3.5
For this matchup, our college basketball betting model points to their being value in taking the Alabama A&M on the spread as -3.5 point favorites over the Florida A&M Rattlers. Not only do we see the team continuing to perform well vs the spread on the road, as the school is 5-4-1 vs the spread (last 10), they are due to shut down a Florida A&M unit that struggles with their outside shooting. Look for a good defensive effort to be the key reason that the Bulldogs take care of business and cover as -3.5 point favorites.