SWAC Tournament - College Basketball Matchup - Jackson State Tigers Prairie View A&M Panthers Odds Preview
Prairie View A&M Panthers vs Jackson State Tigers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Jackson State Tigers try to run the Prairie View A&M Panthers off the court at Curtis Culwell Center in college hoops action.
This game is part of the SWAC Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. The game is being played at Curtis Culwell Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Jackson State battles the Panthers, currently sitting with a 14-18 mark (2-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-1 for the Tigers and 2-0 for the Panthers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tigers at No. 295 and the Panthers at No. 157 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-62 result in favor of the Panthers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Panthers rank No. 4 in NCAA Division 1 with 40.7 per game. That compares with Jackson State’s No. 277 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Jackson State is college basketball's No. 160-ranked team at 6.1 per game, while the Panthers rate No. 340 with 3.8 per game.
Defensively, Prairie View A&M features the nation's No. 119-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.1 points per game. Jackson State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 289 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Prairie View A&M, they were a 67-59 winner as they battled Alcorn State on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. Prairie View A&M earned a 67-59 victory over Alcorn State on Thursday, getting 14 points from Carl Blair at Curtis Culwell Center.
In their last action, Jackson State was a 66-59 winner at home against Alabama State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Jackson State got 22 points from Christian Williams en route to a 66-59 victory over Alabama State on Thursday at Curtis Culwell Center.