Check out our free UAPB vs Florida A&M pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Tallahassee. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
UAPB vs Florida A&M Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 14th Betting Odds
Golden Lions vs Rattlers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: UAPB Golden Lions at Florida A&M Rattlers
- Where: Tallahassee at Al Lawson Center
- Date: Saturday, January 14th
- Betting Odds: UAPB -2, ARPB -137 | FLAM +112 O/U 133.0
Golden Lions Preview:
UAPB heads into this matchup having played 17 games and have an overall record sitting at 6-11. So far, the Golden Lions have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 0-11. When looking at the betting lines, UAPB will be the favorite to win for the first time this season. Coming into the game, they are -2 point favorites on the spread. Last season, the team went 2-0 as the betting favorite.
UAPB’s leading scorer this season is Shaun Doss, who is averaging 16.24 points per contest. So far, Doss has accounted for 26.01% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.71 rebounds per game and 2.06 assists. Kylen Milton is the second leading scorer for the Golden Lions, averaging 12.65 points per game. Between him and Milton, they are accounting for 46.3% 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.
Florida A&M will take the floor against the Golden Lions with an overall record of 2-12. Currently, the Rattlers have been the home team 3 times, sitting with a record of 2-1. So far, the Rattlers have been the underdog 12 times, going 0-12 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2 underdogs on the spread.
Florida A&M’s leading scorer this season is Jordan Tillmon, who is averaging 10.93 points per contest. So far, Tillmon has accounted for 19.29% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.07 rebounds per game and 1.93 assists. Jaylen Bates is the second leading scorer for the Rattlers, averaging 9.38 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: Florida A&M Rattlers +2
After running our analysis on this game, we’ve identified the best side to take on the spread. Currently, the oddsmakers have UAPB as the favorites with a line coming in at -2. However, based on how these team’s matchup, we see this number being too high and like the Florida A&M Rattlers to cover. Both team’s have knocked down the 3-point shot at a rate similar to the NCAA average this season with UAPB at 6.84 made 3’s per game compared to Florida A&M at 5.07. Look for Florida A&M to put together a strong enough defensive effort to cover the spread vs the Golden Lions.
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