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Alcorn State vs Jackson State 1/2/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Jackson State Tigers (1-12) vs. Alcorn State Braves (3-9)
January 2, 2023 5:00 pm EDT
The Line: Alcorn State Braves -2.5 / Jackson State Tigers +2.5; Over/Under: +144
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The Jackson State Tigers and Alcorn State Braves meet Monday in college basketball action at the Davey L. Whitney Complex. The Jackson State Tigers look for their second win. The Alcorn State Braves look for their fourth win.

The Jackson State Tigers are averaging 66.1 points on 41.1 percent shooting and allowing 82.5 points on 49.7 percent shooting. Ken Evans Jr. is averaging 11.8 points and 5 rebounds, while Trace Young is averaging 10.6 points and 5.8 rebounds. Gabe Watson is dishing 1.5 assists and Coltie Young is dishing 0.8 assists. The Jackson State Tigers are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The Jackson State Tigers are allowing 38.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.

The Alcorn State Braves are averaging 60.1 points on 36.4 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 46.8 percent shooting. Dominic Brewton is averaging 11.9 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Byron Joshua is averaging 10.1 points and 3.5 rebounds. Dekedran Thorn is dishing 0.8 assists and Jeremiah Kendall is grabbing 5.9 rebounds. The Alcorn State Braves are shooting 25.6 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The Alcorn State Braves are allowing 1.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.4 rebounds per game.

The Tigers are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Braves are 16-7 ATS in their last 23 Monday games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The under is 22-7 in Tigers last 29 Monday games. The over is 4-1 in Braves last 5 overall.

Both of these teams have been absolutely terrible this season, and you shouldn’t be eager to back either side. However, the Alcorn State Braves do have more wins, and I’d assume being at home helps. The Jackson State Tigers lose on the road by an average of 13.7 points and 16.5 points in the underdog role. Terrible game. It’s Alcorn State or pass because of home court.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Alcorn State Braves -2.5

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