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Savannah State Tigers vs South Carolina State Bulldogs Odds
Savannah State travels to South Carolina State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 10-9 record with a victory over the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs sport records of 4-14 and 0-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 10-9 and 0-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-1 for the Bulldogs and 1-1 for the Tigers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulldogs rated this week at No. 314 and the Tigers sitting at No. 94. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 62-50 result in favor of the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Carolina State's No. 272 nationally ranked offense (63 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 9 at 55.6 PPG. The Bulldogs have been averaging 40.3% from the field, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (41.1% on average).
Defensively, Savannah State features the nation's No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.9 points per game. South Carolina State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 180 nationally in scoring at home.
Savannah State was a 43-40 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bethune-Cookman. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Arnold Louis scored 13 points leading the Tigers to a 43-40 victory over Bethune-Cookman at Tiger Arena on Monday.
South Carolina State was an 89-77 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida A&M. Matthew Hezekiah scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 89-77 to Florida A&M at SHM Memorial Center on Monday).
Savannah State at Howard, Saturday, February 2
South Carolina State home to Hampton, Wednesday, January 30