Jackson State Tigers (15-17) at Prairie View A&M Panthers (19-13)
College Basketball: Friday, March 13, 2020 at 3:30 pm (Bartow Arena)
The Line: Prairie View A&M Panthers -3.5 -- Over/Under: 133 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Prairie View A&M Panthers and Jackson State Tigers meet Friday in the college basketball SWAC Tournament at the Bartow Arena.
The Prairie View A&M Panthers look for a win after winning nine of their last 11 games. The Prairie View A&M Panthers are averaging 71.6 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Devonte Patterson is averaging 15.8 points and 6.4 rebounds while Gerard Andrus is averaging 15.4 points and 5.5 rebounds. Darius Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Chancellor Ellis is grabbing 1.3 rebounds. The Prairie View A&M Panthers are shooting 30.4 percent from beyond the arc and 70.5 percent from the free throw line. The Prairie View A&M Panthers are allowing 30 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.6 rebounds per game. The Prairie View A&M Panthers have split their last six non-home games.
The Jackson State Tigers look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Jackson State Tigers are averaging 67.2 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Tristan Jarrett is averaging 16.8 points and 1.9 assists while Roland Griffin is averaging 14.6 points and 6.2 rebounds. Jayveous McKinnis is grabbing 9.3 rebounds and Jonas James is dishing 2.9 assists. The Jackson State Tigers are shooting 26.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The Jackson State Tigers are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game. The Jackson State Tigers have split their last six non-home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Prairie View A&M Panthers have had the upper hand over Jackson State in recent meetings and are a profitable 16-13-1 against the spread on the season. However, the Jackson State Tigers head into this tournament playing red hot basketball, winning their last five games by an average of 13.8 points while shooting 49.3 percent from the field and 27.3 percent from deep. The Jackson State Tigers are simply playing the better basketball entering this contest and will have a good chance to win this gam outright if they stay in current form. Give me the points.