Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Rattlers and Tigers. The game is starting at 6:30 ET on None, and it’s hosted by the Tigers at Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center in Jackson, MS. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Southwestern Athletic conference game currently have Jackson State as the -10 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 143.5 points.

FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS VS JACKSON STATE TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida A&M Rattlers +10

This game will be played at Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-71 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Jackson State winning straight-up, we like Florida A&M at +10.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 143.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Florida A&M Pull Off A Win at Lee E. Williams Athletic and Assembly Center?

Florida A&M has struggled this season, posting a 4-18 record. They have lost four games in a row and are 2-9 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. On the road, the Rattlers are 2-10, and their average scoring margin is -19.0 points per game.

As the underdog, Florida A&M has gone 2-17 this season. In their last game, they lost to Prairie View A&M by a score of 61-58. Over their last ten road games, the Rattlers have gone 2-8, and they are 1-4 in their last five.

Florida A&M has an overall ATS record of 8-12 this season, and they are 5-7 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Rattlers have gone 7-12 vs. the spread this year, and they are 1-2 vs. the spread in their last 3 games as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Florida A&M games this year (141.5). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 129 points.

Against Prairie View A&M, the Florida A&M had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 68.1 points per game. They scored 58 points and posted a field goal percentage of 39.3% in the game. Shannon Grant led the scoring for the Rattlers, contributing 15 points. Additionally, Jalen Speer chipped in with 13 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Florida A&M defense is giving up an average of 80.0 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.7 threes per game vs. Jackson State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.5%.

Does Jackson State Stand a Chance at Home?

At home this season, Jackson State has gone 3-3, and over their last ten games at home, they have gone 6-4. For the season, they have a record of 10-14, including a 6-5 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference games.

Coming into this game, the Tigers have won two straight games, and in their last game, they beat UAPB by a score of 76-63. On the year, they have been favored in 12 games, going 6-6 in those matchups.

Against the spread, Jackson State has a record of 13-10 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 3-3. Over their last three home games, the Tigers are 1-2 vs. the spread and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 4-6.

Today’s over/under line of 143.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Jackson State’s games this season (146.3). So far, their over/under record for the year is 12-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 140 points compared to their season average of 148.3 points per game.

The Jackson State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. UAPB. Overall their field goal percentage was 43.3% while connecting on 7 threes. Ken Evans is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 18.3. Meanwhile, Jordan O’Neal also brings a PPG average of 12.3 into the game.

As they prepare for the upcoming game, Jackson State is focused on shoring up their defense, as they are currently allowing an average of 76.6 points per game (277th). Against UAPB, the Tigers’ defense gave up 63 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, UAPB only made 5 free-throws.