Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bulldogs versus the Bulldogs? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Pete Hanna Center in Homewood, AL. The over/under for this game is set at 154 points, and the Bulldogs are the home favorites against the Bulldogs in a non-conference matchup.
ALABAMA A&M BULLDOGS VS SAMFORD BULLDOGS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Alabama A&M Bulldogs +18.5
This game will be played at Pete Hanna Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, December 11th.
WHY BET THE ALABAMA A&M BULLDOGS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Bulldogs.
- Not only will Samford pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -18.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 154 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Is a Win at Homewood Possible for the Bulldogs?
After playing eight games, Alabama A&M’s overall record stands at 1-7. In their last ten road games, which includes last year, Alabama A&M has a record of 2-8. Alabama A&M enters today’s game with a 3-4-1 ATS record. Looking at their last five games, the team is 2-2-1 vs. the spread.
Alabama A&M comes in with an over/under record of 4-4-0 through eight games, with their games averaging a combined 149.6 points per game so far. The Bulldogs’ last five games have culminated with an average of 143 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
Most recently, the Alabama A&M offense finished with just 59 points vs. Vanderbilt. For the game, they hit 4/21 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 28.6%. The top scorer for the Bulldogs was Omari Peek-Green with 13 points, while EJ Williams also added 12 to the scoreboard.
At this time, the Bulldogs’ defense is positioned 254th in the country, permitting 86.0 points per game. Alabama A&M’s three-point defense is currently 156th in the country at 9.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 48.1% of their shots vs. Alabama A&M.
Can Samford Pull Off a Home Win?
Heading into their 10th game of the year, Samford will carry a 7-2 record. When playing away from home, the Bulldogs are winless at 0-2, while they are undefeated at home with a 4-0 record. Samford has a subpar ATS performance, sitting below .500 with a 2-4 ATS record. However, in their last five games, the team has a solid 2-1 ATS record.
In nine games, Samford comes in with an over/under mark of 3-3-0, with their games averaging 152.2 points per game. The Bulldogs have an over/under record of 0-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 181 points per game.
The Samford offense is coming off a game in which they scored 88 points vs. Louisiana-Lafayette. Overall their field goal percentage was 54.4% while connecting on 5 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Achor Achor who comes into today’s matchup averaging 15.7. A.J. Staton Mccray also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.
At present, the Bulldogs’ defense is nationally ranked 177th, allowing 73.9 points per game. So far, the Samford defense is giving up an average of 9.9 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.8 times per game (587th).