Jacksonville at Jacksonville State: 3/5/22 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Jacksonville State Gamecocks (21-9) vs Jacksonville Dolphins (20-9)
Game Info: Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 7:00 pm (Pete Mathews Coliseum)
Betting Odds: Jacksonville State Gamecocks -6.5 -- Over/Under: 126 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Jacksonville Dolphins and Jacksonville State Gamecocks face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the Atlantic Sun Tournament at Pete Mathews Coliseum. When these two teams faced off on February 5th it was Jacksonville State that won 64-58.
Darian Adams was the top player for Jacksonville State scoring 22 points. Kevion Nolan was the top player for Jacksonville scoring 19 points.
Jacksonville comes into this game with a 20-9 record overall and they have gone 18-6-1 against the spread. In the last game against Central Arkansas, the offense put up 44 points in the first half, and they never looked back as they cruised to the 79-69 victory. Jacksonville is averaging 67.4 points while their defense is giving up 59 points per game. Kevion Nolan has been the top player for Jacksonville averaging 14 points while shooting 37.5 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Jacksonville State Gamecocks who sit with a 21-9 record overall and they have gone 17-11 against the spread. In the last game against Kennesaw State, Jacksonville State scored 78 points, and that led to the victory. Jacksonville State is averaging 74.7 points while their defense is giving up 67.2 points per game. Guard Darian Adams has been the top player for Jacksonville State averaging 15.8 points while shooting 41.4 percent from the field and 39 percent from behind the three point line.
Jacksonville State is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games. Jacksonville is 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 games against a team with a winning straight up record. The over is 5-1 in Jacksonville State’s last six games following an against the spread win. The over is 4-1 in Jacksonville’s last five games against a team with a winning percentage above .600.
Jacksonville is the better defensive team and they know if they want a chance to come away with a victory they are going to need to keep the pace slow. Look for the pace of this game to be slower, and both teams will finish right around the 60 point mark. Back the under to cash.
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