Alabama State Hornets visit Troy Trojans in college basketball clash
Alabama State Hornets vs Troy Trojans Odds
Alabama State travels to Troy on Sunday, hoping to boost its 0-4 record with a victory over the Trojans.
The Trojans currently sports a 3-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-2 ATS. The Hornets are 0-4 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Trojans produce a 1-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hornets have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Trojans - Hornets odds would favor the Hornets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Troy is rated No. 262 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Alabama State is at No. 201. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 58-32 win for the Trojans.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hornets is ranked No. 315 in NCAA hoops at 30 per game. Contrast that with Troy’s No. 312 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Troy is the No. 35-ranked team in the country at 8.4 per game, while Alabama State rates No. 274 at 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Alabama State features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 88.7 points per game. Troy, meanwhile, comes in at No. 332 nationally in scoring at home.
Alabama State was a 59-54 loser in its last match at home against Savannah State. Alabama State suffered a 59-54 loss against Savannah State on Friday, getting 17 points from Josh Freelove in a losing effort at ASU Acadome.
In their last action, Troy was a 59-56 winner at home against SE Missouri State. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. The Redhawks endured a 59-56 loss at the hands of the Trojans on Tuesday, despite a 20-point effort from Corey Wilford at McKenzie Arena.
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 9-1
Before playing UAB are 1-3
After playing SE Missouri State are 0-1
After a win are 3-7
A few Hornets at Trojans trends to consider:
Troy is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Alabama State
Troy is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Alabama State
Troy is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
Troy is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
Alabama State at Chicago State, Saturday, December 8
Troy home to UAB, Tuesday, November 27