Bethune-Cookman Wildcats home to Savannah State Tigers in NCAA Basketball betting action
Savannah State Tigers vs Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Bethune-Cookman and Savannah State on Monday, with the host Wildcats trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Wildcats sit at 11-16 (1-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 17-10 (1-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Bethune-Cookman is 0-1 OU, and Savannah State is 2-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wildcats - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Bethune-Cookman is rated No. 280 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Savannah State is at No. 115. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 63-60 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 202 in NCAA hoops at 34.1 per game. Contrast that with Bethune-Cookman’s No. 233 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Bethune-Cookman is the No. 215-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Savannah State rates No. 343 at 3.5 per game.
Defensively, Savannah State features the nation's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.1 points per game. Bethune-Cookman, meanwhile, comes in at No. 158 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Savannah State was a 69-63 winner on the road against Campbell. They covered the 2.5-point spread as favorites. The Tigers got 19 points from Rashad Hassan as Savannah State ran past Campbell 69-63 on Saturday at Convocation Center.
Bethune-Cookman won its last outing, an 85-75 result against South Carolina State on February 23. Bethune-Cookman got 26 points and 11 rebounds from Adrien Coleman en route to an 85-75 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday at Moore Gymnasium.
Savannah State at North Carolina Central, Saturday, March 2
Bethune-Cookman at Norfolk State, Saturday, March 2