Alabama State at Jackson State
|Date & Time||Tuesday March 12, 2019, 9:00 PM (EDT)|
Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center
The Line: Jackson State -6 -- Over/Under: 128
The Alabama State Hornets and Jackson State Tigers meet Tuesday in the college basketball SWAC Tournament quarterfinal at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center.
The Alabama State Hornets enter this contest on a four-game losing streak. The Alabama State Hornets are averaging 65.9 points on 39.9 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 47 percent shooting. Reginald Gee is averaging 13.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while Jacoby Ross is averaging 12.9 points and 2.3 assists. Leon Daniels is grabbing 3.3 rebounds and Kevin Holston is dishing 2.5 assists. The Alabama State Hornets are shooting 32.2 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Alabama State Hornets are allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.1 rebounds per game. The Alabama State Hornets have lost five of their last six road games.
The Jackson State Tigers enter this contest winning four of their last five games. The Jackson State Tigers are averaging 61.6 points on 40.5 percent shooting and allowing 66.8 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Venjie Wallis is averaging 12.6 points and 4.4 rebounds while Chris Howell is averaging 12.3 points and 2.4 assists. Jayveous McKinnis is grabbing 7.6 rebounds and Jontrell Walker is dishing one assist. The Jackson State Tigers are shooting 27.8 percent from beyond the arc and 64 percent from the free throw line. The Jackson State Tigers are allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game. The Jackson State Tigers have won their last three home games.
The Hornets are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 vs. Southwestern Athletic, 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 Tuesday games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Tigers are 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games following a straight up win, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Southwestern Athletic and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 13-5 in Tigers last 18 overall. The over is 5-1 in Hornets last 6 games following a ATS loss.
The home team has won each of the last five meetings between Alabama State and Jackson State, and the Tigers covered both games this season. The Alabama State Hornets are being outscored by an average of 16.5 points on the road this season while shooting just 37.4 percent from the field, and they enter this game shooting just 39.3 percent from the field in their last five games. While neither team shoots the ball particuarly well overall, the numbers on Alabama State are just god awful. I have to eat the chalk with Jackson State at home.