Check out our free Alabama State vs UAPB pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Pine Bluff. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Alabama State vs UAPB Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Hornets vs Golden Lions Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Alabama State Hornets at UAPB Golden Lions
- Where: Pine Bluff at H. O. Clemmons Arena
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Alabama State +5, ALAST +180 | ARPB -225 O/U 135.5
Through 24 games, the Alabama State Hornets have an overall record of 7-17. On the road, the Hornets will be playing their 17th game of the season, having gone 2-15. So far, the Hornets have been the underdog 19 times, going 3-16 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +5 underdogs on the spread.
Alabama State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Isaiah Range who is averaging 13.96 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 35.9% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.58 points per game.
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.
Golden Lions Preview:
Coming into today’s matchup, the UAPB Golden Lions are in the middle of a 2 game losing streak and have an overall record of 10-14. So far this season, UAPB has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 8-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Golden Lions as the -5 point favorites. The Golden Lions have been favored 2 times, going 2-0 straight up.
UAPB’s leading scorer this season is Shaun Doss, who is averaging 17.83 points per contest. So far, Doss has accounted for 27.17% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.79 rebounds per game and 2.25 assists. Kylen Milton is the second leading scorer for the Golden Lions, averaging 13.42 points per game. Between him and Milton, they are accounting for 47.6% of the team’s scoring.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for UAPB this season, as they are currently ranked 349th in college basketball at 66.3 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 Golden Lions’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.0%, placing them 462nd in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: UAPB Golden Lions -5
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the UAPB Golden Lions to pick up the win and cover the spread as -5 point betting favorites. Although UAPB as a team is just 379th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Hornets’ defense. At -5 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Golden Lions to come out on top and cover.