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Alabama State vs Alabama A&M Pick & Preview: Monday, January 16th Betting Odds

Hornets vs Bulldogs Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Alabama State Hornets at Alabama A&M Bulldogs
  • Where: Normal at Alabama A&M Event Center
  • Date: Monday, January 16th
  • Betting Odds: Alabama State +5, ALAST +180 | ALAAM -225 O/U 141.5

Hornets Preview:

Alabama State will take the floor against the Bulldogs with an overall record of 4-13. So far, the Hornets have played 14 games on the road, with a record of 1-13. For the season, Alabama State has been the underdog in 13 games, sitting with a mark of 0-13. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Hornets being +5 point underdogs.

Alabama State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Isaiah Range who is averaging 14.18 points per game for the Hornets. Range 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 Hornets’ offensive game plan is the play of Antonio TJ Madlock who has hit 35.4% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.65 points per game.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Alabama State this season, as they are currently ranked 248th in college basketball at 69.7 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 Hornets’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.6%, placing them 275th in the NCAA.

Bulldogs Preview:

Alabama A&M will take the floor against the Hornets with an overall record of 6-11. Currently, the Bulldogs have been the home team 10 times, sitting with a record of 6-4. The Bulldogs’ are sitting with a betting line that is -5 points in their favor. For the season, Alabama A&M has been favored to win in 3 games, sitting with a mark of 2-1.

Alabama A&M will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Garrett Hicks who is averaging 14.87 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 44.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.69 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.

Free Spread Prediction: Alabama A&M Bulldogs -5

For this matchup, our college basketball betting model points to their being value in taking the Alabama A&M on the spread as -5 point favorites over the Alabama State Hornets. Not only do we see the team continuing to perform well vs the spread at home, as the school is 5-4-1 vs the spread (last 10), they are due to shut down a Alabama State 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 -5 point favorites.

 


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