Southern vs. Alabama State - 2/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alabama State Hornets (15-7) at Southern Jaguars (14-14)
College Basketball: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Clark Center)
The Line: Southern Jaguars -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Southern University Jaguars and the Alabama State Hornets face off on Monday at the F.G. Clark Center in SWAC college basketball action.
The Southern University jaguars are 14-14 this season and they have won five of their last six games. Southern is averaging 63.9 points and they are shooting 42.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.8 points and their opponents are shooting 39.1 percent. Adrian Rodgers leads the Jaguars averaging 13.3 points per game. Tre Lynch is averaging 11.8 points, Trelun Banks is averaging 10 points, and Keith Davis is averaging 6.4 points. Southern is 8-3 at home and 11-3 in the SWAC.
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The Alabama State Hornets are 15-7 this this season and they have won four of their last five games. Alabama State is averaging 73.7 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.5 percent. Jamel Waters leads the Hornets averaging 13.5 points and 5.1 assists per game. DeMarcus Robinson is averaging 11.1 points, Maurice Strong is averaging 10 points and 7.1 rebounds, and Wendell Lewis is averaging 9.0 points. Alabama State is 5-5 on the road and 11-2 in the SWAC.
Southern is 6-1 against the spread following a win, 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games. Alabama State is 2-6 against the spread following a win, 1-4 against the spread against the SWAC, and 3-9 against the spread in their last 12 games.
Both of these teams have been hot of late ad this is splitting hairs which means I don’t feel very strongly about it but I will take the points with the line rising.