Alcorn State vs Prairie View A&M College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/4/21

Alcorn State vs Prairie View A&M College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/4/21 Photo by Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Prairie View A&M Panthers (1-4) at Alcorn State Braves (0-5)

College Basketball: Monday, January 4, 2021 at 8:30 pm (David L. Whitney Gymnasium)

The Line: Alcorn State Braves +5 -- Over/Under: 145 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

The Prairie View A&M Panthers and Alcorn State Braves meet Monday in college basketball action at the Davey L. Whitney Complex.

The Prairie View A&M Panthers need a win here to snap a three-game losing streak. The Prairie View A&M Panthers are averaging 65 points on 44.6 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Cam Mack is averaging 15 points and 3.5 rebounds while Jawaun Daniels is averaging 9.8 points and 4.2 rebounds. D'Rell Roberts is dishing 1.8 assists and Jeremiah Gambrell is grabbing three rebounds. The Prairie View A&M Panthers are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 65.4 percent from the free throw line. The Prairie View A&M Panthers are allowing 25 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.

The Alcorn State Braves need a win here to rebound from an 0-5 record. The Alcorn State Braves are averaging 57.3 points on 35.7 percent shooting and allowing 95.5 points on 56.2 percent shooting. Troymain Crosby is averaging 18.7 points and 2.7 rebounds while Tyree Corbett is averaging 12.2 points and 6.8 rebounds. David Pierce is grabbing 2.4 rebounds and Kurk Lee is grabbing one rebound. The Alcorn State Braves are shooting 23.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Alcorn State Braves are allowing 45.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.5 rebounds per game.

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The Panthers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Braves are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 Monday games. The over is 6-2 in Panthers last 8 road games. The over is 25-9 in Braves last 34 overall. The home team is 6-0 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

You shouldn't be running to the window to bet on either of these teams, but if forced to pick, I'd lean in the direction of the Prairie View A&M Panthers. Prairie View A&M has shown flashes on the offensive side and has been in a lot of close games. The Alcorn State Braves haven't had the easiest schedule, but they can't score the basketball and can't defend the three ball. The Prairie View A&M Panthers and the reasonable chalk is the only option in this contest.

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Randy’s Pick Prairie View A&M Panthers -5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.

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