Alcorn State at Jackson State - 3/10/20 College Basketball Picks and Prediction
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Alcorn State Braves (15-14) at Jackson State Tigers (14-17)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Williams Center)
The Line: Jackson State Tigers -6.5 -- Over/Under: 140
The Alcorn State Braves and Jackson State Tigers meet Tuesday in the college basketball SWAC Tournament at the Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center.
The Alcorn State Braves look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Alcorn State Braves are averaging 75.8 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 73.3 points on 44.7 percent shooting. Troymain Crosby is averaging 13.8 points and 5.5 rebounds while Maurice Howard is averaging 13.8 points and 3.9 assists. Corey Tillery is the third double-digit scorer and Deshaw Andrews is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The Alcorn State Braves are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Alcorn State Braves are allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.2 rebounds per game. The Alcorn State Braves have lost four of their last five road games.
The Jackson State Tigers look for a win to build on their four-game winning streak. The Jackson State Tigers are averaging 67.2 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 43.3 percent shooting. Tristan Jarrett is averaging 16.9 points and 1.9 assists while Roland Griffin is averaging 14.4 points and six rebounds. Jayveous McKinnis is grabbing 9.5 rebounds and Jonas James is dishing 2.9 assists. The Jackson State Tigers are shooting 26.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The Jackson State Tigers are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game. The Jackson State Tigers have won five straight home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Jackson State Tigers head into this contest playing head and shoulders the better basketball, as they're winning their last five games by an average of 10 points while allowing just 38.5 percent shooting from the field. The Jackson State Tigers win at home by an average of 12.2 points while allowing 39.4 percent shooting from the field. The Alcorn State Braves lose on the road by an average of 9.1 points while shooting 40.5 percent from the field. Jackson State also beat Alcorn State twice this season by double digits. I'm laying the points with the Jackson State Tigers.