The Troy Trojans (1-5) will travel to Elmore Gymnasium to take on the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (0-5) in their home opener. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. ET on Monday, November 25, 2019.
Troy Trojans vs. Alabama A&M Bulldogs Betting Preview
The Trojans fell to the Samford Bulldogs in their last matchup, 72-60. With 14 points on 5-for-12 shooting, Darian Adams led Troy in scoring. Samford had an effective field goal percentage of 0.660 (above their season average of 0.482). Troy, on the other hand, forced the Bulldogs into a turnover percentage of 33.0 (above their season average of 17.9).
The last time the Bulldogs were in action, they were defeated by the Clemson Tigers, 87-51. Brandon Miller was Alabama A&M’s high scorer with 17 points on 6-for-11 shooting. Clemson’s 11.3 turnover percentage was their largest strength over Alabama A&M, who had a mark of 23.5. The Tigers’ mark was better than their season average of 14.0, while the Bulldogs’ was above their season average of 16.2.
It could be an error-filled game for the Troy offense. Dating back to the 2018-19 season, Troy ranks 238th in the country in ball protection (turnover percentage of 19.5 percent), while the disruptive defense of Alabama A&M has forced the 75th-most turnovers in the country (20.9 percent).
Troy Trojans at Alabama A&M Bulldogs Free Prediction
Pick: SU Winner – Troy, ATS Winner – Alabama A&M, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Trojans rank 149th in assists per game (13.5) while the Bulldogs rank 264th (11.5).
Troy ranks 208th in rebounds per game (34.9) while Alabama A&M ranks 307th (31.8).
Troy ranks 66th in blocks per game (4.1) while Alabama A&M ranks 282nd (1.5).
The Trojans rank 102nd in three pointers attempted per game (23.9) while the Bulldogs rank 294th (18.9).
Troy ranks 135th in steals allowed per game (6.2) while Alabama A&M ranks 262nd (7.8).