South Alabama Jaguars host Tennessee State Tigers in college basketball action
Tennessee State Tigers vs South Alabama Jaguars Odds
The South Alabama Jaguars will try to pay off for their supporters on Monday when they play host to the Tennessee State Tigers at GSU Sports Arena in NCAA basketball action.
GSU Sports Arena is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.
The Jaguars sport records of 2-0 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 0-3 and 1-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Jaguars and 0-0 for the Tigers.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, South Alabama sat as 4.5-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Jaguars sit at No. 20 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 205 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Jaguars will win this game 82-54.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tigers is ranked No. 137 in NCAA hoops at 37.3 per game. Contrast that with South Alabama’s No. 108 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Alabama is the No. 84-ranked team in the country at 7.5 per game, while Tennessee State rates No. 154 at 6.3 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee State owns the country's No. 250-rated mark, allowing 77 points per game on the highway. South Alabama, on the other hand, rates No. 83 in scoring at home.
Tennessee State lost its last outing, a 72-43 result against Minnesota on November 15. They failed to cover in that game as a 17-point underdog. Tennessee State was run off the court by the Golden Gophers on Thursday as Minnesota routed them 72-43 at Williams Arena.
South Alabama won its last outing, an 82-64 result against William Carey on November 14. The Jaguars grabbed an 82-64 win over the Tigers on Wednesday, behind a 20-point effort from Augustine Rubit at Mitchell Center.
Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Georgia State are 1-0
After a loss are 4-6
South Alabama Jaguars Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
After playing William Carey are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Tigers at Jaguars trends to consider:
South Alabama is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Tennessee State at Georgia State, Tuesday, November 20
South Alabama home to Monmouth, Tuesday, November 20