Troy Trojans host South Alabama Jaguars in college basketball action
South Alabama Jaguars vs Troy Trojans Odds
Troy will look to improve on its 11-19 record on Saturday when they host South Alabama in NCAA basketball odds action at Trojan Arena.
Supporters of the Jaguars have watched them go 16-11 and 12-13 ATS on the year, while the Trojans are at 11-19 and 17-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Trojans are 9-13-1, while the Jaguars have a 12-9-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Trojans, most recently No. 303 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Jaguars, who rate No. 139 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-62 victory for the Jaguars.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Troy's No. 296-ranked offense, averaging 61.8 PPG, against a Jaguars defense that ranks No. 223 at 68.3 PPG. The Trojans field goal percentage has averaged 39.7% so far, less than the Jaguars marksmen have achieved on the year, 41% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Alabama owns the country's No. 300-rated mark, allowing 75.2 points per game on the highway. Troy, on the other hand, rates No. 305 in scoring at home.
South Alabama was a 79-73 loser in its last match on the road against Western Kentucky. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. South Alabama suffered a 79-73 loss against Western Kentucky on Thursday, getting 23 points from Augustine Rubit in a losing effort at EA Diddle Arena.
In their last action, Troy was a 66-56 loser at home against Middle Tennessee. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. Ray Chambers scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 66-56 to Middle Tennessee at Trojan Arena on Thursday).
South Alabama Jaguars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
After playing Western Kentucky are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Middle Tennessee are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Jaguars at Trojans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of South Alabama's last 7 games on the road
South Alabama is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Troy
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of South Alabama's last 6 games when playing on the road against Troy
South Alabama is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Troy's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games when playing South Alabama
Troy is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home