Troy Trojans take on Hornets in NCAA basketball test
Troy Trojans vs Alabama State Hornets Odds
Alabama State will look to improve on its 0-7 record on Thursday when they host Troy in NCAA basketball odds action at ASU Acadome.
This season, the Hornets are 0-7 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Trojans are 4-6 and 5-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Alabama State boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Troy is 2-3.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 347-rated Hornets and the No. 302-ranked Trojans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 60-43 result in favor of the Trojans.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trojans rank No. 274 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.4 per game. That compares with Alabama State’s No. 301 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Alabama State is college basketball's No. 285-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Trojans rate No. 78 with 7.4 per game.
Defensively, Troy features the nation's No. 134-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.3 points per game. Alabama State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 341 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Troy, they were an 86-82 loser as they battled Utah Valley at home. The Trojans endured an 86-82 loss at the hands of the Wolverines on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Ray Chambers at Trojan Arena.
Alabama State lost its last outing, an 81-68 result against Detroit on December 10. The Hornets endured an 81-68 loss at the hands of the Titans on Monday, despite a 14-point effort from Josh Freelove at Calihan Hall.
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Georgia State are 8-2
After playing Utah Valley are 0-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few Trojans at Hornets trends to consider:
Troy is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Troy home to Georgia State, Saturday, December 15
Alabama State at Evansville, Saturday, December 15