Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Golden Lions and Bulldogs. The game is starting at 7:30 ET on Bull, and it’s hosted by the Bulldogs at Alabama A&M Event Center in Huntsville, AL. Get ready to place your bets! This Southwestern Athletic conference matchup has an over/under of 154.5 points, and Alabama A&M is favored to win by -3 at home vs. UAPB.

UAPB GOLDEN LIONS VS ALABAMA A&M BULLDOGS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Alabama A&M Bulldogs -3

This game will be played at Alabama A&M Event Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, February 19th.

WHY BET THE ALABAMA A&M BULLDOGS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-69 in favor of the Bulldogs.
  • Not only will Alabama A&M pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 154.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Will the Golden Lions Pull Through as the Away Underdog?

UAPB comes into this game as the underdog, as they have been in 16 of their 25 games this season. They have a record of 4-12 as the underdog, and they are 11-14 overall. In their last game, they defeated Alabama State by a score of 80-74.

On the road this season, UAPB is 6-9, and their average scoring margin is -10.3. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6, and they are 3-2 in their last five.

As the underdog, UAPB has gone just 7-8-1 against the spread this season. However, their ATS record has been better on the road, going 7-7-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Golden Lions have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for UAPB is 14-8 and today’s line of 154.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (156.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and in their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 150 points. So far this season, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line.

The Golden Lions’ offense wrapped up their last game with 80 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 80.7 points per contest. Currently leading the team in scoring is Rashad Williams who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.9. Kylen Milton also heads into the game with a PPG average of 17.8.

At this time, the Golden Lions’ defense is positioned 340th in the country, permitting 82.5 points per game. So far, the UAPB defense is giving up an average of 10.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.2 times per game (679th).

Is a Home Win Possible for the Bulldogs?

Alabama A&M is favored by three points against UAPB. They have a record of 7-18 this season and have won two straight games. Their record in Southwestern Athletic Conference games is 6-6, compared to just 1-12 in non-conference games.

At home this season, the Bulldogs have a record of 4-4, and they have won their last three games at home. Their average scoring margin at home is +0.4 points per game. For the year, their scoring margin is -14.4 points per game.

Overall, Alabama A&M has an ATS record of .500 at 12-12-1 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 5-3 and they have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last three home games. As the favorite, the Bulldogs are 3-0 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 6-4 in their last 10 games as the favorite.

Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Alabama A&M’s games this season (147.4). Currently, their over/under record is 13-12. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 125 points and their OU record during this span is 1-2. On the year, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s over/under line.

In their latest game, Alabama A&M offense put up 80 points against Mississippi Valley State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49% and made 5 threes. On offense, Alabama A&M has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 41%. So far, they are 4th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 72%.

Facing UAPB, Alabama A&M aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 79.1 points allowed per game (315th). In today’s game vs. UAPB, the Alabama A&M defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Alabama A&M made 25 free-throws vs. the Bulldogs.