Alcorn State at Grambling State: 1/12/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Grambling State Tigers (3-6) vs Alcorn State Braves (0-5)
Game Info: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Assembly Center)
Betting Odds: Grambling State Tigers -7 -- Over/Under: 143 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Alcorn State Braves and Grambling State Tigers face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown at the Frederick C Hobdy Assembly Center.
Alcorn State has played a tough schedule to start the season and that has led to some struggles for this team. Coming into this game Alcorn State has an 0-5 record overall and they have only covered the spread in two of the three games. Alcorn State on the season comes into this game averaging 61 points per game while their defense is giving up 97.4 points per game. Alcorn State is shooting 37.5 percent from the field and 25.6 percent from behind the three point line. Tyree Corbert has been the best player for Alcorn State averaging 12.2 points while shooting 37.5 percent from the field and 25 percent from deep.
On the other side of this matchup is the Grambling State Tigers who sit with a 3-6 record overall and they have lost three of the last four games. In the last game against Southern, Grambling only managed 55 points and that led to the defeat. On the season, Grambling is averaging 60.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.6 points per game. Guard Cam Criston has been the best player for Grambling State averaging 12.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, while shooting 46.1 percent from the field and 34.9 percent from deep.
The over is 24-6 in Alcorn State’s last 30 road games. The under is 7-1in Grambling’s last eight games as a favorite. The under is 20-8 in Grambling’s last 28 games overall.
Alcorn State has been tested, but I still don’t think they are going to find a whole lot of success playing down some. Look for Grambling State’s defense to slow down Alcorn State and that will be the difference. Back Grambling State.