Alabama A&M vs Mississippi Valley State 1/4/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Alabama A&M vs Mississippi Valley State 1/4/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds player photo
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The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils and Alabama A&M Bulldogs meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the T.M. Elmore Gymnasium. The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils look for their second win. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs look for their sixth win.

The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils are averaging 53.3 points on 37 percent shooting and allowing 76.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Terry Collins is averaging 14.9 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Rayquan Brown is averaging 13 points and 1.4 assists. Alvin Stredic is dishing 1 assist and Danny Washington is grabbing 1.9 rebounds. The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 63.3 percent from the free throw line. The Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.7 rebounds per game.

The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are averaging 71.4 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Garrett Hicks is averaging 15.7 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Dailin Smith is averaging 10.9 points and 2.5 rebounds. Messiah Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Olisa Blaise Akonobi is dishing 0.6 assists. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are shooting 41 percent from beyond the arc and 67.1 percent from the free throw line. The Alabama A&M Bulldogs are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.8 rebounds per game.

The Delta Devils are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games. The Bulldogs are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Delta Devils last 5 overall. The over is 5-2 in Bulldogs last 7 Wednesday games. The underdog is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

I've said for the last several years and the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils are one of the worst teams in the country, and this season is no different. Mississippi Valley State does nothing well and loses on the road by an average of 26.8 points. Mississippi Valley State is losing its last 5 games by an average of 22.6 points. I want nothing to do with the Delta Devils. Give me Alabama A&M.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:Alabama A&M Bulldogs -11.5