north alabama vs UT martin ncaab prediction

NCAAB: North Alabama vs. UT Martin Prediction 11/22/2023

The North Alabama Lions (2-1) travel to face off against the UT Martin Skyhawks (1-2) on Wednesday, November 22nd. This game will be played at Kathleen and Tom Elam Center in Martin and televised on ESPN+. North Alabama is coming off a win in their previous game, while UT Martin is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Prairie View A&M. Tip-off is set for 3:00 ET.

North Alabama Lions vs UT Martin Skyhawks

The North Alabama Lions Are Coming Off A Win

Today, North Alabama will face UT Martin in their fourth game of the season. So far this year, North Alabama has a 2-1 record. Looking back at their previous ten road games, which includes games from last year, North Alabama has a 4-6 record. As of today’s game, North Alabama has a 1-2 record against the spread. Over their last ten games, including last season, North Alabama is 3-6 vs. the spread.

So far, North Alabama’s games have averaged 135 points per game with the average over/under line being 141.8 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Lions’ games have averaged 68 points per game, along with an over/under record of 1-3.

The UT Martin Skyhawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

UT Martin enters today’s game with a 1-2 overall record. In their last five home games, including those from last year, UT Martin has posted a 2-3 record. UT Martin’s ATS performance heading into today’s game stands at 1-2. In their previous three games, the school has a 0-1 ATS record and an average scoring margin of +7.

In three games, UT Martin comes in with an over/under mark of 1-2-0, with their games averaging 149.3 points per game. The Skyhawks have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 84 points per game and an over/under record of 2-1.

North Alabama Offense Breakdown

North Alabama offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 61 points against Jacksonville State. In that game, they made 2/9 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 41.5%. The top scorer for the Lions was KJ Johnson with 23 points, while Damian Forrest also chipped in with 11 points.

KJ Johnson (G) 16.2 1.2 0.8
Josiah Fulcher (G) 9.5 5.2 0.5
Tim Smith Jr. (F) 9.2 6.0 1.0

UT Martin Offense Breakdown

The UT Martin offense is coming off a game in which they scored 66 points vs. Prairie View A&M. Overall their field goal percentage was 36.2% while connecting on 6 threes. Coming into the game, the Skyhawks offense has strugled with their outside shot this season, hitting threes at a rate of just 29%. On average, they get up 25.2 three-point attempts per game and are averaging 12.4 made free-throws.

Jordan Sears (G) 19 3.2 3.6
Jacob Crews (G) 15 10.0 1.0
Issa Muhammad (F) 11 7.8 3.2

North Alabama Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the North Alabama defense is giving up an average of 66.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Jacksonville State, the Gamecocks finished with a field goal percentage of 41% and a total of 59 points vs. North Alabama.

UT Martin Team Defense

At present, the Skyhawks’ defense is nationally ranked 155th, allowing 77.4 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, UT Martin’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 35.4% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.6% this season.

Lions vs Skyhawks Trends

  • In their last three games away from home, the Lions have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 50 points per game in these contests.
  • Across the Skyhawks last three home games, the team averaged 68 points per game while allowing 79. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-2, while going 1-2 straight-up.
  • Going back to their last three games as the underdog, the Lions have a straight up record of 0-3. But, their mark vs the spread was just 0-3.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Skyhawks have gone 4-6 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 5-5.

Lions vs Skyhawks Prediction

Not only do we have the Skyhawks winning this one by a score of 78-67, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Skyhawks at -1.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 150.5 and our model has the Lions and Skyhawks finishing with a combined 145 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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