Southern Jaguars vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions try to run the Southern Jaguars off the court at K.L. Johnson Complex in college hoops action.
The Golden Lions bring a 10-13 record (0-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 16-7 Jaguars, who are 4-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Arkansas-Pine Bluff go 1-1 so far and the Jaguars go 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 265-ranked Golden Lions and the No. 96-rated Jaguars in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 76-55 win for the Jaguars on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arkansas-Pine Bluff's No. 315-ranked scoring average of 60.3 PPG, against a Jaguars defense rated No. 13 and allowing 57 PPG. The Golden Lions FG% has averaged 38.1% to date this season, less than the Jaguars shooters have managed so far (44.7% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Southern owns the country's No. 41-rated mark, allowing 62.2 points per game on the highway. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, on the other hand, rates No. 253 in scoring at home.
Southern was a 78-58 winner in its last match at home against Jackson State. The battle between the Jaguars and Tigers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Jackson State was handed a 78-58 defeat on Monday at Clark Center.
Last time out for Arkansas-Pine Bluff, they were a 76-67 winner as they battled Alabama A&M on the road. Lazabian Jackson scored 20 points leading the Golden Lions to a 76-67 victory over Alabama A&M at Elmore Gymnasium on Monday.
Southern at Miss Valley State, Monday, February 11
Arkansas-Pine Bluff home to Alcorn State, Monday, February 11