Alabama A&M Arkansas-Pine Bluff Betting Preview
Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs Odds
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs host Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Tuesday, looking to build on their 6-8 mark against the 3-11 Golden Lions in college hoops action at Elmore Gymnasium.
Alabama A&M battles the Golden Lions, currently sitting with a 3-11 mark (0-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Bulldogs and 1-1 for the Golden Lions.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 316-ranked Bulldogs and the No. 264-rated Golden Lions in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 58-51 win for the Bulldogs on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Alabama A&M has the nation's No. 249-rated offensive output, at 64.4 PPG. The visiting Golden Lions defense ranks No. 255 allowing on average 70.1 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 39.8% so far, more than the Golden Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.6% per game.
Defensively, Arkansas-Pine Bluff features the nation's No. 232-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.4 points per game. Alabama A&M, meanwhile, comes in at No. 66 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Arkansas-Pine Bluff was a 73-58 winner at home against Alabama State. Daniel Broughton scored 19 points leading the Golden Lions to a 73-58 victory over Alabama State at K.L. Johnson Complex on Sunday.
Alabama A&M was a 79-68 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Miss Valley State. Jeremy Crutcher scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 79-68 to Miss Valley State at Harrison Complex on Sunday).
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Southern, Saturday, January 12
Alabama A&M home to Alabama State, Saturday, January 12