North Carolina A&T Aggies host Savannah State Tigers in college basketball action
Savannah State Tigers vs North Carolina A&T Aggies Odds
The visiting Savannah State Tigers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Corbett Center against the North Carolina A&T Aggies.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 1-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Aggies are 2-0 ATS. Savannah State is 2-1 on the totals; North Carolina A&T is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 115-rated Savannah State taking on the No. 155-rated Aggies in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 61-59 win for the Aggies on Monday.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up North Carolina A&T's No. 288 nationally ranked offense (62.4 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 6 at 55.2 PPG. The Aggies have been averaging 39.6% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (41.3% on average).
Defensively, Savannah State features the nation's No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 59.4 points per game. North Carolina A&T, meanwhile, comes in at No. 247 nationally in scoring at home.
Savannah State lost its last outing, a 51-47 result against North Carolina Central on March 2. Preston Blackman scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 51-47 to North Carolina Central at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium on Saturday).
In their last action, North Carolina A&T was a 58-35 winner at home against South Carolina State. The battle between the Aggies and Bulldogs didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as South Carolina State was handed a 58-35 defeat on Saturday at Corbett Center.
Savannah State home to MD-Eastern Shore, Thursday, March 7
North Carolina A&T at Norfolk State, Thursday, March 7