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NCAAB Tennessee Tigers vs Alabama A&M Prediction 11/29/2023

The Tennessee State Tigers (2-2) travel to face off against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-5) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at Alabama A&M Event Center in Huntsville and televised on Bull. Tennessee State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Alabama A&M is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Cleveland State. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.

Tennessee State Tigers vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs

The Tennessee State Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

The Tennessee State basketball team, currently sitting at 2-2, will be playing against Alabama A&M today. So far this season, the Tigers have played three games on the road and have a 2-1 record. They have also played one game at home and have a 0-1 record. As of now, Tennessee State has a 2-2 record vs. the spread heading into today’s game. Including last season, Tennessee State is 3-4 vs. the spread in their last ten games.

After four games, Tennessee State has an over/under record of 2-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 146.5 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Tigers’ over/under record is 1-1, with their games averaging 79 points per game.

The Alabama A&M Bulldogs Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Alabama A&M will be playing their sixth game of the season, and they are currently 0-5. In their previous three home games, including last year, Alabama A&M is 0-3. Before today’s game, Alabama A&M has a 0-5 ATS record. In their first home game of the season, Alabama A&M went 5-10 vs. the spread at home last season.

Up to this point, games involving Alabama A&M have had an average of 154.6 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 147.1 points. Their over/under record is 3-2-0. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 74 points per game.

Tennessee State Offense Breakdown

Tennessee State is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 91 points vs. Southeastern Louisiana. This figure is more than their season average of 76.9 points per game. EJ Bellinger is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.9. Meanwhile, Kinyon Hodges also brings a PPG average of 11 into the game.

EJ Bellinger (G) 13.9 5.0 0.7
Kinyon Hodges (G) 11.0 5.3 1.9
Jaylen Jones (G) 10.4 5.1 2.9

Alabama A&M Offense Breakdown

In their most recent game, the Alabama A&M offense put up just 59 points vs. the Cleveland State Vikings. Overall, they are now averaging 66.4 points per game which is 360th in the country. Leading the team in scoring was Dylan McLean with 12 points. Dailin Smith also added 11 points for the Bulldogs.

Dailin Smith (G) 14.0 4.0 1.0
Dylan McLean (G) 7.8 1.2 0.0
Omari Peek-Green (G) 7.0 2.6 0.6

Tennessee State Team Defense

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 92nd, allowing 69.0 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Tennessee State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 26.4% this season.

Alabama A&M Team Defense

Facing Tennessee State, Alabama A&M aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 88.2 points allowed per game (239th). The Alabama A&M defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 86 points and allowed Cleveland State to connect on 8 threes.

Tigers vs Bulldogs Trends

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Tennessee State has an ATS record of 5-5 while averaging 74 per game. The team went 5-5 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past ten home matchups, Alabama A&M has an ATS record of 6-4 while averaging 65 per game. The team went 4-6 overall in these games.
  • Looking back on the team’s last five games as the underdog, the Bulldogs have a straight up record of 0-5. Their record vs the spread in these games was 2-3.
  • Tennessee State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 3-2 SU and 3-2 ATS in their last five games.

Tigers vs Bulldogs Prediction

The Bulldogs come in as the underdog at +7.5, making them our top choice on the point spread. We not only expect them to cover the spread but also believe they have a strong chance of winning the game outright, especially if you’re aiming for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 149.5 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the under.

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