Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils vs. Alabama A&M Bulldogs ATS Prediction 01/13/20

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The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils (1-14, 0-2 SWAC) travel to Elmore Gymnasium to clash against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (5-9, 2-1 SWAC). The Delta Devils will try to put an end to their seven-game losing streak. Action starts at 8:30 p.m. ET on Monday, January 13, 2020.

Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils at Alabama A&M Bulldogs ATS Odds

In their last game, the Bulldogs were victorious over the UAPB Golden Lions, 59-49, while the Delta Devils were beaten by the Alabama State Hornets, 81-75.

Alabama A&M played a nearly flawless contest. They had a free throw rate of 0.233 (above their season average of 0.187) and a turnover percentage of 13.6 (worse than their season average of 13.4). UAPB had marks of 0.146 and 19.8, respectively, for those same stats. Mississippi Valley State, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 5.7 (better than their season average of 16.6). Cameron Alford put together a good performance for Alabama A&M with 32 points. Torico Simmons had a solid performance for Mississippi Valley State, putting up 26 points and six rebounds.

This was a highly contested series last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Bulldogs won the last matchup 78-63. Alabama A&M had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.569 vs. 0.417). Mississippi Valley State, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (24.3 vs. 12.5). This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

Alabama A&M should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. Alabama A&M ranks eighth in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 15.3 percent), while Mississippi Valley State forces the 62nd-fewest turnovers (17.9 percent).

Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils vs. Alabama A&M Bulldogs Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Alabama A&m, ATS Winner – Alabama A&M, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Mississippi Valley State ranks 103rd in rebounds per game (37.1) while Alabama A&M ranks 269th in rebounds allowed per game (42.1).
  • The Bulldogs rank 215th in assists per game (11.3) while the Delta Devils rank 248th in assists allowed per game (20.7).
  • The Delta Devils average 27.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 22nd in the NCAA. The Bulldogs rank 183rd in three pointers allowed per game (23.0).
  • Alabama A&M ranks 45th in steals allowed per game (5.6) while Mississippi Valley State ranks 123rd (6.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Bulldogs’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 1.0, down from 11.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Delta Devils have scored an average of 67.6 points per game (0.4 below their season average) and allowed an average of 91.2 points per game (2.3 below their season average).