NCAA hoops odds preview - Alabama State vs. Grambling State
Alabama State Hornets vs Grambling State Tigers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Alabama State Hornets travelling to Grambling State Saturday to take on the Tigers.
The Tigers bring a 0-26 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-21 Hornets, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Grambling State go 0-0 so far and the Hornets go 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 348 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hornets, who rate No. 302 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 56-37 victory for the Hornets.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Grambling State has the nation's No. 348-rated offensive output, at 49.2 PPG. The visiting Hornets defense ranks No. 260 allowing on average 70.1 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 36.3% so far, less than the Hornets marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.6% per game.
Defensively, Alabama State features the nation's No. 291-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.6 points per game. Grambling State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 347 nationally in scoring at home.
Alabama State lost its last outing, a 70-65 result against Jackson State on February 28. Alabama State suffered a 70-65 loss against Jackson State on Thursday, getting 15 points from Joshua Freelove in a losing effort at Williams Center.
Grambling State lost its last outing, a 74-47 result against Alabama A&M on February 28. The Tigers were hammered by Alabama A&M on Thursday, losing by a 74-47 final at Hobdy Assembly Center in college basketball betting action.