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Feb 2, 6:00 PM | ASU Acadome

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Alabama State Hornets Odds


The Alabama State Hornets will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions at ASU Acadome in NCAA basketball action.

Alabama State will face the 8-13 Golden Lions, who own a 0-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Hornets are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Golden Lions are 1-1 favoring the OVER.

View Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs Alabama State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hornets at No. 316 and the Golden Lions at No. 251 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 55-54 result in favor of the Golden Lions.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Alabama State's No. 310-ranked offense, averaging 61 PPG, against a Golden Lions defense that ranks No. 225 at 68.6 PPG. The Hornets field goal percentage has averaged 39.9% so far, more than the Golden Lions marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.8% per game.

Defensively, Arkansas-Pine Bluff features the nation's No. 226-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.1 points per game. Alabama State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 289 nationally in scoring at home.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff was an 82-67 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Jackson State. The Golden Lions got a huge 31-point effort from Terrell Kennedy but still lost 82-67 against Jackson State on Monday at Williams Center.

Alabama State was a 97-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Texas Southern. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as underdogs. Alabama State was run off the court by the Tigers on Monday as Texas Southern routed them 97-65 at Health and PE Arena.

Next up:
Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Alabama A&M, Monday, February 4
Alabama State home to Miss Valley State, Monday, February 4