Alabama A&M Bulldogs host Alcorn State Braves in college basketball action
Alcorn State Braves vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Alabama A&M Bulldogs try to run the Alcorn State Braves off the court at Elmore Gymnasium in college hoops action.
The Bulldogs sport records of 7-9 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Braves have 6-15 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Bulldogs and 0-1 for the Braves.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 318 and the Braves at No. 248 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 59-58 result in favor of the Braves.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Alabama A&M's No. 255 nationally ranked offense (64.2 points per game) against a Braves defense that sits as the No. 153 at 65.1 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 40.1% from the field, more than the Braves have managed so far this season (39% on average).
Defensively, Alcorn State features the nation's No. 114-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.1 points per game. Alabama A&M, meanwhile, comes in at No. 116 nationally in scoring at home.
Alcorn State lost its last outing, a 62-52 result against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on January 14. Alcorn State suffered a 62-52 loss against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday, getting 23 points from Anthony Nieves in a losing effort at Whitney Complex.
In their last action, Alabama A&M was a 64-57 winner at home against Alabama State. Alabama A&M got 17 points from Demarquelle Tabb en route to a 64-57 victory over Alabama State on Saturday at Elmore Gymnasium.
Alcorn State at Alabama State, Monday, January 21
Alabama A&M home to Southern, Monday, January 21