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Southern Jaguars vs Alcorn State Braves Preview

Alcorn State BravesSouthern Jaguars
Jan 28, 5:00 PM | Clark Center

Alcorn State Braves vs Southern Jaguars Odds

4-15TEAM RECORD10-11

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Southern vs Alcorn State battle Saturday at Clark Center as the Jaguars look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Jaguars bring a 10-11 record (1-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-15 Braves, who are 1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Southern go 0-2 so far and the Braves go 0-2.

View Alcorn State vs Southern Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Jaguars sit at No. 289 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Braves sit at No. 328 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Jaguars will win this game 61-54.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Southern has the nation's No. 288-rated offensive output, at 62.4 PPG. The visiting Braves defense ranks No. 298 allowing on average 73.5 PPG. The Jaguars FG% has averaged 41.5% so far, more than the Braves marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.3% per game.

Defensively, Alcorn State features the nation's No. 296-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.7 points per game. Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 265 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Alcorn State was a 65-64 loser at home against Alabama A&M. Alcorn State got 17 points from Anthony Nieves but lost anyway, 65-64, to Alabama A&M on Monday at Whitney Complex.

In their last action, Southern was a 68-56 winner at home against Alabama State. The Jaguars got 17 points from Derick Beltran as Southern ran past Alabama State 68-56 on Monday at Clark Center.

Next up:
Alcorn State at Jackson State, Saturday, February 4
Southern at Grambling State, Saturday, February 4