Howard Bison vs Savannah State Tigers Betting Matchup Report
Savannah State Tigers vs Howard Bison Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Howard and Savannah State on Saturday, with the host Bison trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Bison are 4-17 so far on the season, and 1-4 ATS vs. the number. The Tigers, meanwhile, are 11-9 and 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Howard go 0-3 and the Tigers go 1-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 252-ranked Bison and the No. 104-rated Tigers in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 56-45 win for the Tigers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Howard's No. 347 nationally ranked offense (51.8 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 9 at 55.2 PPG. The Bison have been averaging 37% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (41.4% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Savannah State owns the country's No. 23-rated mark, allowing 59.8 points per game on the highway. Howard, on the other hand, rates No. 344 in scoring at home.
Savannah State was a 64-49 winner in its last match on the road against South Carolina State. Savannah State earned a 64-49 victory over South Carolina State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Preston Blackman at SHM Memorial Center.
Howard was a 63-46 loser in its last match on the road against Delaware State. Howard got 15 points from Simuel Frazier but lost anyway, 63-46, to Delaware State on Wednesday at Memorial Hall.
Savannah State home to Hampton, Thursday, February 7
Howard home to South Carolina State, Monday, February 4