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Youngstown State Penguins take on Jaguars in NCAA Basketball Betting

The South Alabama Jaguars host Youngstown State on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-0 mark against the 1-2 Penguins in college basketball betting action at Mitchell Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the South Alabama Jaguars as -6-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Youngstown State Penguins vs South Alabama Jaguars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Alabama Jaguars bring a 3-0 record (1-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 1-2 Penguins, who are 2-0 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed South Alabama go 1-1 so far and the Youngstown State Penguins go 2-0.

The South Alabama Jaguars sit at No. 182 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Youngstown State Penguins sit at No. 244 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits South Alabama's No. 128-ranked offense, averaging 77.67 PPG, against a Penguins defense that ranks No. 249 at 88 PPG. The Jaguars field goal percentage has averaged 42.86% so far, less than the Penguins marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.37% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Youngstown State was run off the court by the Dolphins on Friday as Jacksonville routed them 79-54 at Mitchell Center.

Josh Ajayi scored 27 points and added 27 rebounds for a double-double, leading South Alabama over Florida International, 69-64, on Friday at Mitchell Center.

Betting Trends
  • Youngstown State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • Youngstown State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • South Alabama is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • South Alabama is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Youngstown State home to Florida International, Sunday, November 20th
South Alabama at Jacksonville, Sunday, November 20th