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Jackson State vs Florida A&M Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Rattlers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Jackson State Tigers at Florida A&M Rattlers
- Where: Tallahassee at Al Lawson Center
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Jackson State -4, JACKST -191 | FLAM +155 O/U 129.5
The Jackson State Tigers head into today’s game in what will be their 25th game of the season, posting a record of 7-17. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 18th game of the season, having gone 2-16. This season, Jackson State has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 5-1. For today’s contest, Jackson State has a betting line set -4 points in their favor.
Jackson State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Coltie Young who is averaging 10.67 points per game for the Tigers. Young 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 Tigers’ offensive game plan is the play of Ken Evans who has hit 34.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.74 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Jackson State this season, as they are currently ranked 455th in college basketball at 61.0 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 Tigers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 29.8%, placing them 476th in the NCAA.
Florida A&M heads into this matchup having played 22 games and have an overall record sitting at 5-17. Currently, the Rattlers have been the home team 7 times, sitting with a record of 4-3. So far, the Rattlers have been the underdog 19 times, going 2-17 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.
Florida A&M’s leading scorer this season is Jordan Tillmon, who is averaging 10.45 points per contest. So far, Tillmon has accounted for 17.52% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.09 rebounds per game and 2.45 assists. Jaylen Bates is the second leading scorer for the Rattlers, averaging 9.14 points per game. Between him and Bates, they are accounting for 32.1% 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: Jackson State Tigers -4
For this matchup, our college basketball betting model points to their being value in taking the Jackson State on the spread as -4 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 6-4 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 Tigers take care of business and cover as -4 point favorites.