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Florida A&M Rattlers vs South Carolina State Bulldogs Odds
The South Carolina State Bulldogs will hit the floor running against the visiting Florida A&M Rattlers Monday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Supporters of the Rattlers have watched them go 4-14 and 1-1 ATS on the year, while the Bulldogs are at 4-13 and 0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Bulldogs are 0-1, while the Rattlers have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bulldogs - Rattlers odds would favor the Rattlers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. South Carolina State is rated No. 310 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Florida A&M is at No. 253. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 61-58 win for the Rattlers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rattlers is ranked No. 141 in NCAA hoops at 36.1 per game. Contrast that with South Carolina State’s No. 173 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Carolina State is the No. 293-ranked team in the country at 4.8 per game, while Florida A&M rates No. 206 at 5.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Florida A&M owns the country's No. 335-rated mark, allowing 80.3 points per game on the highway. South Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 202 in scoring at home.
Florida A&M lost its last outing, a 57-55 result against Savannah State on January 19. Jamie Adams scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Rattlers to a win (they lost 57-55 to Savannah State at Tiger Arena on Saturday).
Last time out for South Carolina State, they were a 60-52 loser as they battled Bethune-Cookman at home. South Carolina State got 16 points from Khalif Toombs but lost anyway, 60-52, to Bethune-Cookman on Saturday at SHM Memorial Center.
Florida A&M home to MD-Eastern Shore, Saturday, January 26
South Carolina State home to Savannah State, Saturday, January 26