Jackson State Tigers vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Odds
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions will try to cover the spread at K.L. Johnson Complex on Monday when they get a visit from the Jackson State Tigers in NCAA basketball action.
The Golden Lions sit at 14-14 (1-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 8-16 (0-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Arkansas-Pine Bluff is 2-1 OU, and Jackson State is 1-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 225 (Golden Lions) and the No. 307 (Tigers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 62-60 result in favor of the Golden Lions has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arkansas-Pine Bluff's No. 298-ranked scoring average of 61.8 PPG, against a Tigers defense rated No. 300 and allowing 72.1 PPG. The Golden Lions FG% has averaged 40% to date this season, more than the Tigers shooters have managed so far (38.8% per game).
Defensively, Jackson State features the nation's No. 324-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.5 points per game. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, meanwhile, comes in at No. 266 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Jackson State, they were a 90-71 winner as they battled Miss Valley State on the road. Jackson State got 44 points from Christian Williams en route to a 90-71 victory over Miss Valley State on Saturday at Harrison Complex.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff won its last outing, a 61-45 result against Grambling State on February 23. Arkansas-Pine Bluff earned a 61-45 victory over Grambling State on Saturday, getting 19 points from DaVon Haynes at K.L. Johnson Complex.
Jackson State home to Alabama State, Thursday, February 28
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Miss Valley State, Thursday, February 28