Planning on watching today’s Rattlers and Jaguars game? Catch the action at F. G. Clark Activity Center in Baton Rouge, LA, as the Jaguars hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on None. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 136 points, and Southern is favored by -10.5 to win at home against Florida A&M.

FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS VS SOUTHERN JAGUARS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida A&M Rattlers +10.5

This game will be played at F. G. Clark Activity Center at 8:30 ET on Monday, March 4th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA A&M RATTLERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-71 in favor of the Jaguars.
  • Even though we have Southern winning straight-up, we like Florida A&M at +10.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 136 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Does Florida A&M Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?

Florida A&M has struggled on the road this season, going just 2-13 away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -17.9, and they enter this game on a four-game road losing streak.

Overall, the Rattlers are 6-21, including a 4-12 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. They are 3-20 as the underdog this season, and they have been the underdog in 23 of their 27 games.

Against the spread, Florida A&M has gone 11-14 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-9 and over their last 10 road games, they are 4-6 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Rattlers have an ATS record of 9-14 this year and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 4-6 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for Florida A&M games is 11-14 and today’s OU line of 136 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (140.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2.

The Rattlers’ offense finished with 68 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 68.1 points per contest. Keith Lamar led the team in scoring, putting up 24 points. Additionally, Shannon Grant contributed 14 points for the Rattlers.

At this time, the Rattlers’ defense is positioned 302nd in the country, permitting 78.3 points per game. Florida A&M’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Grambling State offense to knock down 54% of their shots on their way to putting up 75 points.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Jaguars?

After losing three straight games, Southern will look to get back on track as they host Florida A&M. The Jaguars have a record of 16-12 this season, including a 9-5 mark in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. Southern has been much better at home this season, going 7-2 compared to 5-10 on the road.

So far, the Jaguars have been the favorite in 13 of their games, and they have gone 9-4 in those contests. In their last game, Southern fell to Bethune-Cookman by a score of 67-61. Over their last 10 games at home, the Jaguars have gone 8-2.

As the favorite this season, Southern has gone 8-5 against the spread. At home, their ATS record is 6-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Jaguars are 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Southern games is 8-16 and today’s line of 136 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (144.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is just 124 points and their over/under record for the season is 1-8 in their last 10 games.

Compared to their season average of 72.8 points per game, Southern struggled in their previous game. Against Bethune-Cookman, the Jaguars scored 61 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 44.9%. Offensively, the Jaguars hold a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, placing them 212nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 323rd in terms of percentage and 235th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Southern defense is giving up an average of 69.9 points per contest. The Southern defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 67 points and allowed Bethune-Cookman to connect on 3 threes.