Betting on today’s Tigers and Hornets game? Catch the action at Dunn-Oliver Acadome in Montgomery, AL, as the Hornets hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on None. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 129.5 points, and Alabama State is favored by -2 to win at home against Grambling State.


The Pick: Alabama State Hornets -2

This game will be played at Dunn-Oliver Acadome at 5:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Hornets.
  • Not only will Alabama State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 129.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Can the Tigers Pull Out the Win as Road Underdogs?

Grambling State enters this game as a 2-point underdog, and the team has gone 7-10 in 17 games as the underdog this season. The Tigers are 17-13 overall, and they have won six straight games. In their most recent game, they defeated Alabama A&M, 74-73.

On the road this season, Grambling State has gone 8-8, and the team’s average scoring margin is -8.7 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Tigers have gone 8-2, and they are currently on an eight-game road winning streak.

Grambling State has been a strong bet this season, going 14-13 vs. the spread. Their road ATS mark is 10-6. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Tigers are 8-2 vs. the spread. They have also gone 5-0 ATS as the underdog in their last 5 contests.

Grambling State’s over/under record this season is 13-14 and today’s over/under line of 129.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (135.9). This year, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line.

In their latest game, Grambling State offense put up 74 points against Alabama A&M. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.9% and made 2 threes. The top scorer for the Tigers was Tra’Michael Moton with 17 points, while Jalen Johnson also chipped in with 14 points.

Currently, the Tigers’ defense holds the 112nd rank in the nation, allowing 69.7 points per game. So far, the Grambling State defense is giving up an average of 9.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.6 times per game (658th).

Can the Hornets Please their Home Crowd?

Alabama State will look to snap a three-game losing streak when they host Grambling State. The Hornets are 12-18 overall and 6-9 in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

Alabama State has been better at home this season, going 3-5 compared to 5-12 on the road. They have been favored in 11 games and have a record of 6-5 in those contests.

Alabama State has a 13-12 record vs. the spread this year and is 4-7 vs. the spread when favored. They are just 1-7 vs. the spread at home this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hornets are just 3-7 and they are 0-5 vs. the spread in their last 5 games as the favorite.

Alabama State’s over/under record for the season is 9-16 and today’s over/under line of 129.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (143.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 135 points.

Alabama State offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 57 points against Southern. In that game, they made 7/26 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 31.7%. On offense, Alabama State has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 37%. So far, they are 201st in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 72%.

Coming into today’s game, the Alabama State defense is giving up an average of 69.4 points per contest. Against Southern, the Hornets’ defense gave up 65 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Southern only made 10 free-throws.