Prairie View A&M vs. Jackson State - 2/12/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Jackson State Tigers (10-15) at Prairie View A&M Panthers (9-16)
College Basketball: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:00 pm (William Nicks Building)
The Line: Prairie View A&M Panthers -9 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
SWAC college basketball action gives us a matchup between the Jackson State Tigers and Prairie View A&M Panthers on Monday.
The Jackson State Tigers have had many opportunities to climb the SWAC standings but losses five of six have derailed their plans. Jackson State comes off of an 86-75 loss at Texas Southern where the team was outshot 48.3%-42.4%.
USA TODAY Sports
Jeremiah Jefferson exploded for 25 points on 8-16 from the floor including 4-8 from distance and 5-7 from the stripe. Maurice Rivers gave the Tigers 21 points and six rebounds on 7-15 shooting while Paris Collins and Julian Daughtry netted eight points apiece.
The Prairie View A&M Panthers have been making a strong run in the SWAC with four straight victories before a 90-85 loss to Grambling. Prairie View held a 49.2%-45.9% shooting edge but fell short at the stripe where Grambling had a 28-18 advantage.
The Panthers received 25 points, seven boards and six assists from Gary Blackston on &-15 from the floor and 10-12 at the stripe followed by Zachary Hamilton with 19 points and five pulls on 6-14 accuracy. Dennis Jones gave Prairie View 13 points and seven assists on 6-10 from the floor while JD Wallace added nine points and eleven rebounds on 4-5.
Jackson State are 2-8 ATS in their last 10 Monday games and under is 10-3-1 in Jackson State last 14 road games and Jackson State are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall. Prairie View are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and over is 6-1 in Prairie View last 7 games following a straight up loss.
The numbers say Jackson State should be able to compete if they control the scoreboard…