The South Alabama Jaguars (5-4) welcome the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (2-6) to Mitchell Center. The Bulldogs will try to put an end to a six-game road losing streak. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 17, 2019.
Alabama A&M Bulldogs at South Alabama Jaguars ATS Odds
Both teams lost in their last matchup. The Jaguars got blown out by the Richmond Spiders, 75-57, while the Bulldogs were beaten by the Miami (FL) Hurricanes, 88-74.
Alabama A&M had an effective field goal percentage of 0.575 (above their season average of 0.429) while South Alabama had a much better free throw rate (0.169 vs. 0.069). Chad Lott had a solid performance for South Alabama, finishing with 10 points and nine rebounds. TJ Parham played a key role for Alabama A&M with 11 points and five rebounds.
The Jaguars won the sole contest between these two teams last year, 79-67. The Jaguars’ offensive rebounding percentage was their largest strength over the Bulldogs. South Alabama had a rate of 27.6, while Alabama A&M posted a mark of 21.2.
The prolific offense of South Alabama will go head-to-head against the bottom-tier defense of Alabama A&M. Dating back to last season, the Jaguars rank 46th in offensive efficiency, while the Bulldogs are 316th in defensive efficiency. The Jaguars should have the advantage on that side of the ball.
Alabama A&M at South Alabama Free Pick
Free College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – South Alabama, ATS Winner – South Alabama, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- South Alabama ranks 24th in blocks per game (4.3) while Alabama A&M ranks 195th (1.6).
- The Jaguars rank 32nd in steals allowed per game (5.6) while the Bulldogs rank 162nd (7.5).
- South Alabama ranks 221st in rebounds per game (32.3) while Alabama A&M ranks 240th (32.1).