Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bulldogs versus the Braves? Tip off is at at 3:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, AL. This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 140.5 points, and Alcorn State is favored to win by -5 at home vs. Alabama A&M.


The Pick: Alcorn State Braves -5

This game will be played at Bartow Arena at 3:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Braves.
  • Not only will Alcorn State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will Alabama A&M Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Alabama A&M has a 10-21 record this season, including a 9-9 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference games. On the road, the Bulldogs are 3-16 compared to 7-5 at home.

As the underdog, Alabama A&M is 6-21, and the team is 4-0 when favored. For the year, the Bulldogs have been outscored by an average of 13.9 points per game on the road.

As the underdog this season, Alabama A&M has a record of 13-13-1 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 8-10-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Bulldogs have gone 7-3 vs. the spread. In their last 3 road games, Alabama A&M has a 2-1 ATS record.

Alabama A&M’s over/under record for the season sits at 14-17, and today’s line of 140.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (146). So far, 14 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. The average scoring total in their last three games is 126 points, and their over/under record over their last 10 games is 2-8.

The Alabama A&M offense is coming off a game in which they scored 66 points vs. Southern. Overall their field goal percentage was 46.7% while connecting on 5 threes. The top scorer for the Bulldogs was Cameron Tucker with 16 points, while Chad Moodie also chipped in with 14 points.

So far, the Bulldogs’ defense is ranked 282nd in the country at 76.3 points per contest. The Alabama A&M defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 56 points and allowed Southern to connect on 5 threes.

Will Alcorn State Make it Happen at Home?

Alcorn State enters this game as the favorite, as they have been in 12 games this season, going 10-2 in those contests. The Braves have been much better at home this season, going 5-2 compared to their 7-14 record on the road. They have won their last four games at home and are 7-3 in their last 10.

Overall, Alcorn State is 14-17 on the season and has won eight straight games. In their most recent game, they defeated UAPB by a score of 104-95. So far, they are 12-4 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play and 2-13 outside of their conference.

As the favorite this season, Alcorn State has gone 8-3-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Braves have an ATS mark of 7-2-1. At home, their ATS record this year is 3-3-1.

Alcorn State’s over/under record for the season is 16-12. The average over/under line in their games is 146 and their games have averaged 150.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season. So far, 20 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 3-0 and those games have averaged 166 points.

Alcorn State recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 104 points against UAPB. This output exceeded their season average of 72.2 points per game. Jeremiah Gambrell was the leading scorer for the Braves, putting up 28 points. In addition, Byron Joshua contributed 20 points.

Coming into the game, Alcorn State will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 77.5 points per game (305th). The Alcorn State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 95 points and allowed UAPB to connect on 6 threes.