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Southern Jaguars take on Tigers in NCAA basketball test

Southern JaguarsGrambling State Tigers
Jan 6, 8:30 PM | Hobdy Assembly Center

Southern Jaguars vs Grambling State Tigers Odds


The Grambling State Tigers hope to be lousy hosts on Sunday as the Southern Jaguars pay a visit to Hobdy Assembly Center on the college basketball betting menu.

Grambling State battles the Jaguars, currently sitting with a 8-6 mark (3-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Tigers and 0-0 for the Jaguars.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 346 and the Jaguars sitting at No. 24. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 70-31 result in favor of the Jaguars.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Grambling State has the nation's No. 347-rated offensive output, at 49.5 PPG. The visiting Jaguars defense ranks No. 34 allowing on average 58.1 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 36.4% so far, less than the Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.7% per game.

Defensively, Southern features the nation's No. 51-rated defense on the road, allowing 63 points per game. Grambling State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 345 nationally in scoring at home.

Southern was a 50-45 winner in its last match at home against Prairie View A&M. Malcolm Miller scored 11 points leading the Jaguars to a 50-45 victory over Prairie View A&M at Clark Center on Friday.

Grambling State was a 69-56 loser in its last match on the road against Alabama State. Peter Roberson scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 69-56 to Alabama State at ASU Acadome on Friday).

Next up:
Southern at Jackson State, Tuesday, January 8
Grambling State home to Alcorn State, Tuesday, January 8