Florida A&M Rattlers host Savannah State Tigers in college basketball action
Savannah State Tigers vs Florida A&M Rattlers Odds
The Florida A&M Rattlers will hit the floor running against the visiting Savannah State Tigers Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Rattlers sit at 6-18 (1-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Tigers are currently 13-10 (0-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Florida A&M is 0-0 OU, and Savannah State is 1-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 293-rated Rattlers and the No. 115-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 63-55 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida A&M's No. 216 nationally ranked offense (65.9 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 6 at 55 PPG. The Rattlers have been averaging 40.1% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (41% on average).
Defensively, Savannah State features the nation's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 58.3 points per game. Florida A&M, meanwhile, comes in at No. 234 nationally in scoring at home.
Savannah State was a 50-46 winner in their most recent outing at home against South Carolina State. The Tigers grabbed a 50-46 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Arnold Louis at Tiger Arena.
Florida A&M lost its last outing, a 64-56 result against North Carolina A&T on February 11. The Rattlers endured a 64-56 loss at the hands of the Aggies on Monday, despite a 16-point effort from Muhammad Abdul-Aleem at Corbett Center.
Savannah State home to North Carolina Central, Saturday, February 16
Florida A&M home to Howard, Saturday, February 16