The Hornets and Rattlers are set to face off at 8:30 ET on None. The Rattlers will host the game at Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, AL. In this Southwestern Athletic matchup, Alabama State is favored by -8 vs. Florida A&M. The over/under for the game is 137.5 points.

ALABAMA STATE HORNETS VS FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida A&M Rattlers +8

This game will be played at Dunn-Oliver Acadome at 8:30 ET on Monday, February 5th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-67 in favor of the Rattlers.
  • Not only will Florida A&M pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +8.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 137.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can Alabama State Grab a Win on the Road?

Alabama State will be looking to snap their two-game losing streak when they take on Florida A&M. So far this season, the Hornets have gone 10-11, including a 4-3 record in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. As the favorite, Alabama State has gone 4-1.

For the year, Alabama State has gone 4-8 on the road, and their average scoring margin on the road is -7.8. In their last game, the Hornets lost to Bethune-Cookman by a score of 79-68. Over their last 10 games away from home, Alabama State has gone 5-5.

Alabama State has been one of the best teams in the country vs. the spread this season, going 12-5. Their road ATS mark is an impressive 11-1, and they have gone 8-1 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread. However, their record vs. the spread when favored is only 3-2, and they are just 4-6 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Alabama State’s over/under record this season is 7-10 and today’s over/under line of 137.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (146.6). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points.

The Hornets’ offense wrapped up their last game with 68 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 70.1 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Hornets have a season-long field goal percentage of 38%, ranking 399th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 383rd in terms of percentage and 230th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Alabama State defense is giving up an average of 70.0 points per contest. Alabama State’s three-point defense is currently 110th in the country at 6.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.0% of their shots vs. Alabama State.

Can Florida A&M Pull Off a Home Win?

Florida A&M comes into this game with a 4-15 record, including a 2-6 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. At home, the Rattlers have gone just 1-4 this season, and they are 2-14 as underdogs.

Most recently, Florida A&M lost to Alabama A&M by a score of 73-61. Over their last 10 games at home, the Rattlers are 2-8, and they are 2-3 in their last five.

Florida A&M’s ATS record this season is 7-10 and they are 2-3 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Rattlers have gone 3-7 vs. the spread.

Florida A&M’s over/under record this season is 8-9 and today’s line of 137.5 is lower than the average scoring total in their games (147.6). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and over their last five games, the OU record is 3-2. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

In their recent matchup, the Florida A&M offense ended with 61 points against Alabama A&M. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 40% and made 4 threes. On the offensive front, the Rattlers have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, ranking 276th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 121st in terms of percentage and 271st in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Florida A&M defense is giving up an average of 82.1 points per contest. Against Alabama A&M in their most recent game, the Florida A&M defense gave up a total of 73 points while allowing Alabama A&M to hit 43% of their shots.