Howard Bison vs Rattlers College Hoops Game Preview
Howard Bison vs Florida A&M Rattlers Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Teaching Gymnasium Saturday as host Florida A&M looks to handle the Howard Bison in NCAA hoops action.
Florida A&M will face the 6-19 Bison, who own a 1-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rattlers are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bison are 0-3 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 293 (Rattlers) and the No. 211 (Bison) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 56-54 result in favor of the Rattlers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida A&M has the nation's No. 216-rated offensive output, at 65.9 PPG. The visiting Bison defense ranks No. 49 allowing on average 60.8 PPG. The Rattlers FG% has averaged 40.3% so far, more than the Bison marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Howard owns the country's No. 108-rated mark, allowing 66.7 points per game on the highway. Florida A&M, on the other hand, rates No. 243 in scoring at home.
Howard was a 53-51 loser in its last match at home against Morgan State. The Bison got 19 points from Mike Phillips, but it was Morgan State that prevailed in a 53-51 final on Monday at Burr Gymnasium.
Florida A&M lost its last outing, a 67-65 result against Savannah State on February 14. Florida A&M got 18 points from Jamie Adams but lost anyway, 67-65, to Savannah State on Thursday at Teaching Gymnasium.
Howard at Bethune-Cookman, Monday, February 18
Florida A&M home to South Carolina State, Monday, February 25