Grambling State Tigers vs Hornets College Hoops Game Preview
Grambling State Tigers vs Alabama State Hornets Odds
The Alabama State Hornets will try to cover the spread at ASU Acadome on Friday when they get a visit from the Grambling State Tigers in NCAA basketball action.
The Hornets are 3-11 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 0-10 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Alabama State go 0-0 and the Tigers go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hornets sit at No. 338 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 346 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hornets will win this game 53-32.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 340 in NCAA Division 1 with 28.2 per game. That compares with Alabama State’s No. 261 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Alabama State is college basketball's No. 231-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 162 with 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Grambling State features the nation's No. 338-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.6 points per game. Alabama State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 278 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Grambling State, they were a 78-53 loser as they battled Alabama A&M on the road. Grambling State was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Wednesday as Alabama A&M routed them 78-53 at Elmore Gymnasium.
Alabama State won its last outing, a 70-66 result against Jackson State on January 2. Denzell McDaniel scored 16 points leading the Hornets to a 70-66 victory over Jackson State at ASU Acadome on Wednesday.
Grambling State home to Southern, Sunday, January 6
Alabama State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Sunday, January 6