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Grambling State vs Vanderbilt Pick & Preview: Friday, December 9th Betting Odds

Tigers vs Commodores Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Grambling State Tigers at Vanderbilt Commodores
  • Where: Nashville at Memorial Gymnasium (Vandy)
  • Date: Friday, December 9th
  • Betting Odds: Grambling State +14.5, GRMBST +805 | VAND -1427 O/U 138.0

Tigers Preview:

As they prepare for their 9th game of the season, the Tigers hold a 5-3 as they prepare to take on Vanderbilt. Holding a record of 1-2 away from home this season, Grambling State has played a total of 3 games road games. This year, the Tigers have been the underdog in 3 games, sitting with a record of 2-2. At this time, the oddsmakers have the lines set with Grambling State being +14.5 point underdogs.

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Grambling State’s leading scorer this season is Cam Christon who is averaging 12.38 points per contest. So far, Christon has accounted for 18.23% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.12 rebounds per game and 1.62 assists. Carte’are Gordon is the second leading scorer for the Tigers, averaging 14.0 points per game. Between him and Gordon, they are accounting for 36.3% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Grambling State this season, as they are currently ranked 373rd in college basketball at 65.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Tigers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.5%, placing them 389th in the NCAA.

Commodores Preview:

Sitting with an 5-4 overall record, Vanderbilt has played 9 games. Having played 7 games at home this season, Vanderbilt sits with a record of 4-3. Getting ready to play for the 5 times as the favorite, Vanderbilt has gone 4-1 in those matchups. Playing at home, the Commodores come into this game as -14.5 point favorites.

Vanderbilt will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Myles Stute who is averaging 12.88 points per game for the Commodores. Stute 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 Commodores’ offensive gameplan is the play of Liam Robbins who has hit 56.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 12.25 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Vanderbilt this season, as they are currently ranked 229th in college basketball at 70.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Commodores’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.9%, placing them 265th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Vanderbilt Commodores -14.5

Vanderbilt Commodores will tip off their matchup over Grambling State Tigers as the strong favorites to pick up the win with a point spread sitting at -14.5. Our analysis like’s Vanderbilt’s chances to pull away with an easy win and cover the spread. When looking at how each team likes to play, both Vanderbilt and Grambling State are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. We like how this scenario favors Vanderbilt, as throughout the game their superior talent should come through in an easy win. Although the Commodores don’t have a great track record vs the spread as the betting favorite, going 2-3 (last 5), we like their chances to come away with the ATS win.

 


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