Southern vs. Alabama A&M - 1/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Alabama A&M Bulldogs (6-9) at Southern Jaguars (13-7)
College Basketball: Monday, January 25, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Clark Center)
The Line: Southern Jaguars -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs and Southern Jaguars meet Monday night at the F. G. Clark Activity Center.
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are averaging 69.7 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 71.3 points on 44.6 percent shooting. Ladarius Tabb is averaging 21.9 points and eight rebounds while Nicholas West is averaging 13.7 points and 1.7 assists. Rakiya Battle is dishing 5.3 assists and Adrian Edwards is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 62.7 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs have lost 10 of their last 15 road games.
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The Southern Jaguars look to build on their impressive five-game winning streak. The Southern Jaguars are averaging 69.1 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.2 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Adrian Rodgers is averaging 15.2 points and 4.9 rebounds while Trelun Banks is averaging 13.3 points and 2.3 assists. Jared Sam is the third double-digit scorer and Christopher Hyder is dishing 4.9 assists. The Southern Jaguars are shooting 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Jags are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Southern Jaguars have won eight straight home games.
The Bulldogs are 2-10-1 ATS in their last 13 road games and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Jaguars are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
Southern is the deeper basketball team and is currently in far better form than Alabama A&M. When you add that this game will be at home for the Jags and it will be on national TV, you're going to get an inspired performance from Southern. Give me the home team by double digits.