Jackson State Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves Odds
Jackson State travels to Alcorn State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 4-14 record with a victory over the Braves.
The Braves are 8-16 so far on the season, and 1-1 ATS vs. the number. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 4-14 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Alcorn State go 0-1 and the Tigers go 1-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 220 (Braves) and the No. 331 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 60-54 result in favor of the Braves has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 254 in NCAA hoops at 32.9 per game. Contrast that with Alcorn State’s No. 296 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Alcorn State is the No. 296-ranked team in the country at 4.8 per game, while Jackson State rates No. 159 at 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Jackson State features the nation's No. 325-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.4 points per game. Alcorn State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 308 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Jackson State was an 82-67 winner at home against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. Christian Williams scored 27 points for Jackson State on Monday, leading the Tigers to an 82-67 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Williams Center.
In their last action, Alcorn State was a 61-57 winner at home against Southern. Alcorn State got 27 points from LeAntwan Luckett en route to a 61-57 victory over Southern on Saturday at Whitney Complex.
Jackson State at Southern, Monday, February 4
Alcorn State home to Grambling State, Monday, February 4