The Florida A&M Rattlers (1-6) will attempt to snap a six-game road losing streak when they clash with the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (4-1) at William R. Johnson Coliseum. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. ET on Sunday, November 26, 2017.
Florida A&M Rattlers vs. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Odds Preview
In the Rattlers last matchup, they lost to the Green Bay Phoenix, 57-50. Isaiah Martin put together a solid performance for Florida A&M, leading both teams in scoring with 17 points on 8-for-8 shooting. Green Bay did a terrific job of converting from the free throw line (24-29; 82.8 percent). Florida A&M, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 39.5 (above their season average of 31.7).
The Lumberjacks are trying to rebound after their 80-75 loss to the Mississippi State Bulldogs in their last matchup. With 19 points and eight rebounds, Stephen F. Austins TJ Holyfield put together a good performance. Mississippi State did an excellent job of converting from the charity stripe (26-35; 74.3 percent). Stephen F. Austin, meanwhile, had a turnover percentage of 13.8 (better than their season average of 21.9).
The offensive glass should be a huge advantage for Stephen F. Austin in this meeting. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Lumberjacks rank 19th in offensive rebounding percentage (36.2 percent), while Florida A&M ranks 334th in defensive rebounding percentage (66.2 percent). Also, the 332nd-ranked offense of the Rattlers (offensive efficiency of 95.3) will face a tough test against the 51st-ranked defense of the Lumberjacks (defensive efficiency of 98.0).
Florida A&M Rattlers vs. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Florida A&M, ATS Winner – Florida A&M, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Lumberjacks rank 84th in assists allowed per game (12.2) while the Rattlers rank 246th (14.5).
- Stephen F. Austin ranks 10th in rebounds allowed per game (30.3) while Florida A&M ranks 318th (41.0).
- The Lumberjacks rank 22nd in three pointers allowed per game (18.1) while the Rattlers rank 290th (24.2).
- Stephen F. Austin ranks 26th in steals per game (7.8) while Florida A&M ranks 240th in steals allowed per game (7.0).