Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Panthers and Golden Lions. The game is starting at 6:30 ET on None, and it’s hosted by the Golden Lions at H. O. Clemmons Arena in Pine Bluff, AR. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Southwestern Athletic conference contest is set at 155 points, with UAPB being favored by -1 at home against Prairie View A&M.

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M PANTHERS VS UAPB GOLDEN LIONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UAPB Golden Lions -1

This game will be played at H. O. Clemmons Arena at 6:30 ET on Saturday, February 24th.

WHY BET THE UAPB GOLDEN LIONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Golden Lions.
  • Not only will UAPB pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will Prairie View A&M Be The Talk of H. O. Clemmons Arena?

After losing their last two games, Prairie View A&M is 10-16 overall this season. The Panthers have gone 6-8 in Southwestern Athletic action and 4-8 against non-conference opponents. On the road, they have a record of 5-12.

So far this season, Prairie View A&M has been the underdog in 17 of their 26 games. They are 4-13 in these matchups. The Panthers’ average scoring margin on the road is -11.1 points per game.

As the underdog, Prairie View A&M has struggled against the spread this season, going 7-10. On the road, the Panthers have an ATS mark of 8-9 this year and are just 3-7 vs. the spread in their last 10 road games. Their overall ATS record for the season is 9-16.

So far this season, the over/under record in Prairie View A&M games is 14-11. Today’s over/under line of 155 is higher than the average OU line in their games this season (144.3). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Prairie View A&M offense tallied 74 points in a matchup against Grambling State. Their field goal percentage for the game was 50.9%, and they made 6 threes. The top scorer for the Panthers was Brian Myles with 27 points, while Javontae Hopkins also added 27 to the scoreboard.

Currently, the Panthers’ defense holds the 283rd rank in the nation, allowing 76.7 points per game. So far, the Prairie View A&M defense is giving up an average of 9.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.8 times per game (588th).

Can the Golden Lions Grab a Win at Home?

UAPB will be looking to snap a two-game home losing streak when they take on Prairie View A&M. The Golden Lions are 2-5 at home this season, and they come into this game with an 11-15 overall record.

On the year, UAPB has been favored in six games, going 4-2 in those contests. They have gone 7-7 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play, and they are coming off a 75-67 loss to Alabama A&M.

As the favorite, UAPB has an ATS record of just 1-9 in their last 10 games. At home, their ATS mark is just 1-6 this season and 1-4 in their last 5. Overall, they are just 8-14-1 vs. the spread this year.

On the season, the over/under record for UAPB games is 14-9 and today’s line of 155 is just below the average over/under line of 156.3 for their games this year. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2. So far this year, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 155.

Compared to their season average of 80.2 points per game, UAPB struggled in their previous game. Against Alabama A&M, the Golden Lions scored 67 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 31.8%. Leading UAPB in scoring vs. Alabama A&M was Rashad Williams with his 23 points. Joe French also added 16 points for the Golden Lions.

At this time, the Golden Lions’ defense is positioned 337th in the country, permitting 82.2 points per game. Against Alabama A&M in their most recent game, the UAPB defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Alabama A&M to hit 39% of their shots.