Arkansas-Pine Bluff vs. Jackson State - 2/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Jackson State Tigers (7-14) at Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (3-17)
College Basketball: Monday, February 3, 2020 at 8:30 pm (H.O. Clemmons Arena)
The Line: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions +4 -- Over/Under: 122 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Jackson State Tigers and the Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions meet in college basketball action from H.O. Clemmons Arena on Monday.
Jackson State comes into this one at 7-14 so far. After three straight losses versus Southern U, TX Southern and Prairie View, the Tigers have won their last pair over Grambling State and MS Valley.
In the win over the Delta Devils, Jackson State’s Roland Griffin led the way with 25 points, nine rebounds and two assists. Jayveous McKinnis put up 16 points with nine rebounds there, and Venjie Wallis had 13 points with eight boards.
Over on the Arkansas-Pine Bluff, they’re 3-17 this year. The Lions have lost their last five straight games, dropping to Southern U, Alcorn State, Prairie View, TX Southern and Grambling State.
In the loss to the Tigers, AR-Pine Bluff’s Marcus Wallace led the team with 14 points and three rebounds. Terrance Banyard added 12 points with five rebounds and two assists in that one as well.
The Lions are 5-2 ATS in their last seven Monday games and 6-1 ATS in their last seven after a straight-up loss. The under is 13-4 in AR-Pine Bluff’s last 17 overall and 4-1 in their last five Monday games.
Meanwhile, the Tigers are 2-5 ATS in their last seven after a straight-up win and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 versus a team with a losing straight-up record. the under is 4-1 in Jackson State’s last five overall and 9-3 in their last 12 Monday games.
Jackson State only put up a max of 66 points during their recent three-game losing streak, but in the two games since they’ve managed a combined 156-point total. The Tigers have posted at least 71 in each of their last three wins.
As for AR-Pine Bluff, they haven’t been past 61 points in any of their last seven games—and oddly enough they won one of those and were competitive in a couple others. In any case, I can’t trust the Lions right now, so I’m going Jackson State on the cover here.