College Basketball Matchup - Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Alcorn State Braves Odds Preview
Alcorn State Braves vs Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions Odds
The visiting Alcorn State Braves hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at K.L. Johnson Complex against the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff battles the Braves, currently sitting with a 9-18 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Golden Lions and 0-1 for the Braves.
The Braves were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 209-rated Alcorn State taking on the No. 249-rated Golden Lions in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 59-55 win for the Braves on Monday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Arkansas-Pine Bluff's No. 220-rated squad against Alcorn State's No. 255-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Arkansas-Pine Bluff rates No. 305 in the country with 4.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 288 nationally with 4.9 per match.
Defensively, Alcorn State features the nation's No. 91-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.1 points per game. Arkansas-Pine Bluff, meanwhile, comes in at No. 287 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Alcorn State was an 80-75 loser on the road against Miss Valley State. Alcorn State suffered an 80-75 loss against Miss Valley State on Saturday, getting 21 points from Devonte Hampton in a losing effort at Harrison Complex.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff was a 55-52 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southern. Southern was victimized for 20 points and 10 rebounds by Lazabian Jackson as the Golden Lions bested the Jaguars 55-52 in college basketball action on Saturday.
Alcorn State home to Alabama A&M, Saturday, February 16
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Texas Southern, Saturday, February 16