Stanford Alcorn State Betting Preview
Alcorn State Braves vs Stanford Cardinal Odds
Alcorn State travels to Stanford on Thursday, hoping to boost its 1-1 record with a victory over the Cardinal.
The Cardinal are 2-0 so far on the season, and 0-2 ATS vs. the number. The Braves, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Stanford go 0-1 and the Braves go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 49-rated Cardinal and the No. 294-ranked Braves, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 82-73 result in favor of the Cardinal.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Stanford's No. 92-ranked scoring average of 77.5 PPG, against a Braves defense rated No. 188 and allowing 66 PPG. The Cardinal FG% has averaged 46.2% to date this season, more than the Braves shooters have managed so far (43.5% per game).
Defensively, Alcorn State features the nation's No. 338-rated defense on the road, allowing 91 points per game. Stanford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 94 nationally in scoring at home.
Alcorn State was a 91-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Missouri. Alcorn State was run off the court by the Tigers on Tuesday as Missouri routed them 91-54 at Mizzou Arena.
Last time out for Stanford, they were an 81-68 winner as they battled CS Fullerton at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 15.5-point favorite. Chasson Randle scored 24 points leading the Cardinal to an 81-68 victory over CS Fullerton at Maples Pavilion on Monday.
Stanford Cardinal Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Belmont are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
A few Braves at Cardinal trends to consider:
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Alcorn State home to Fort Valley State, Monday, November 19
Stanford home to Belmont, Sunday, November 18