North Carolina A&T Aggies vs Gamecocks College Hoops Game Preview
North Carolina A&T Aggies vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Jacksonville State and North Carolina A&T on Saturday, with the host Gamecocks trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Thomas & Mack Center).
Jacksonville State battles the Aggies, currently sitting with a 2-4 mark (1-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Gamecocks and 0-0 for the Aggies.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 144 (Gamecocks) and the No. 133 (Aggies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-56 result in favor of the Gamecocks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Jacksonville State's No. 243 nationally ranked offense (64.3 points per game) against a Aggies defense that sits as the No. 221 at 68.5 PPG. The Gamecocks have been averaging 43.2% from the field, more than the Aggies have managed so far this season (36.5% on average).
Defensively, North Carolina A&T features the nation's No. 273-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.3 points per game. Jacksonville State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 114 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Carolina A&T, they were an 85-60 winner as they battled Campbell at home. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. The battle between the Aggies and Camels didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Campbell was handed an 85-60 defeat on Friday at Thomas & Mack Center.
Jacksonville State was a 50-48 winner in its last match on the road against Northern Arizona. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Gamecocks grabbed a 50-48 win over the Lumberjacks on Friday, behind a 12-point effort from Tarvin Gaines at Thomas & Mack Center.
North Carolina A&T at UNC Greensboro, Wednesday, November 28
Jacksonville State at Alcorn State, Saturday, December 1