Alabama A&M Bulldogs at South Alabama Jaguars ATS Prediction 12/19/18

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The winless Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-9) travel to Mitchell Center to go head-to-head against the South Alabama Jaguars (5-5). The game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Alabama A&M Bulldogs vs. South Alabama Jaguars Betting Odds

Both teams fell in their last contest. The Jaguars were blown out by the 11th-ranked Auburn Tigers, 101-58, while the Bulldogs lost to the South Florida Bulls, 80-63.

Alabama A&M did a great job of making free throws (10-14; 71.4 percent) while South Alabama did an excellent job of converting from the charity stripe (17-22; 77.3 percent). Rodrick Sikes had a good outing for South Alabama, recording 25 points. Meanwhile, Alabama A&M received a boost from Arthur Johnson, who put up 20 points.

This has potential to be a sloppy game for the offense of South Alabama. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, South Alabama ranks 306th in the nation in ball protection (turnover percentage of 21.3 percent), while the pesky defense of Alabama A&M has forced the 94th-most turnovers in the NCAA (17.8 percent).

Alabama A&M at South Alabama Betting Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – South Alabama, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • South Alabama ranks 23rd in blocks per game (4.2) while Alabama A&M ranks 189th (1.6).
  • The Jaguars average 5.5 steals per game, which ranks 130th in the nation. The Bulldogs rank 174th in steals allowed per game (7.8).
  • South Alabama ranks 102nd in assists per game (12.8) while Alabama A&M ranks 129th in assists allowed per game (14.6).
  • The Jaguars rank 85th in three pointers attempted per game (24.3) while the Bulldogs rank 230th (19.3).
  • South Alabama ranks 176th in rebounds per game (36.0) while Alabama A&M ranks 236th (33.2).