Alabama A&M Bulldogs face Vanderbilt Commodores: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs Vanderbilt Commodores Odds
The Vanderbilt Commodores host Alabama A&M on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-4 mark against the 2-5 Bulldogs in college hoops action at Memorial Gymnasium.
Vanderbilt will face the 2-5 Bulldogs, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Commodores are 1-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulldogs are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Commodores rated this week at No. 251 and the Bulldogs sitting at No. 319. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 61-52 result in favor of the Commodores.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Vanderbilt's No. 310-ranked offense, averaging 59.1 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense that ranks No. 307 at 74.6 PPG. The Commodores field goal percentage has averaged 40.3% so far, more than the Bulldogs marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.3% per game.
Defensively, Alabama A&M features the nation's No. 297-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.5 points per game. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, comes in at No. 338 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Alabama A&M was a 65-46 loser on the road against Mercer. Jeremy Crutcher scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 65-46 to Mercer at Mercer University Center on Saturday).
Last time out for Vanderbilt, they were a 66-64 winner as they battled Xavier on the road. They covered in the match as a 12-point underdog. Kyle Fuller scored 25 points for Vanderbilt on Thursday, leading the Commodores to a 66-64 win over Xavier at Cintas Center.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Xavier are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Bulldogs at Commodores trends to consider:
Vanderbilt is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Alabama A&M
Vanderbilt is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Alabama A&M
Vanderbilt is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games at home
Vanderbilt is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Alabama A&M home to Missouri State, Tuesday, December 18
Vanderbilt home to Cornell, Monday, December 17