Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Alcorn State - 1/20/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Alcorn State Braves (7-9) at Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (3-13)
College Basketball: Monday, January 20, 2020 at 8:30 pm (H.O. Clemmons Arena)
The Line: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions +3 -- Over/Under: 134 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Alcorn State Braves and Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions meet Monday in college basketball action at the H. O. Clemmons Arena.
The Alcorn State Braves look for a win after splitting their last 12 games. The Alcorn State Braves are averaging 79.1 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Maurice Howard is averaging 16.7 points and 3.3 assists while Corey Tillery is averaging 13.1 points and 4.2 rebounds. Troymain Crosby is the third double-digit scorer and Deshaw Andrews is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Alcorn State Braves are shooting 39 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Alcorn State Braves are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.3 rebounds per game. The Alcorn State Braves have lost six of their last eight road games.
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions need a win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions are averaging 52.9 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Shaun Doss is averaging 12.3 points and three rebounds while Markedric Bell is averaging 10.5 points and 5.3 rebounds. Marquell Carter is grabbing six rebounds and Dequan Morris is dishing 1.3 assists. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions are shooting 27.4 percent from beyond the arc and 61 percent from the free throw line. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions are allowing 31.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.8 rebounds per game. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions have split their first two home games.
The Braves are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite, 6-13 ATS in their last 19 road games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 Monday games. The Golden Lions are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The over is 4-0 in Braves last 4 road games. The under is 10-3 in Golden Lions last 13 overall. The home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
The Alcorn State Braves are playing some of their better ball of the season, which includes averaging 84.4 points in their last five games. The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions have spent pretty much their entire season on the road, but they've shown little life at either end of the floor regardless. Alcorn State has covered six of its last 10 games on the road. I'll lay the bucket with the Braves.