Southern vs. Alabama State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 12, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2024

At F. G. Clark Activity Center on Monday (at 6:30 PM ET), the Southern Jaguars (14-9, 8-2 SWAC) play the Alabama State Hornets (11-12, 6-4 SWAC). Players to watch include the Jaguars’ Brandon Davis and the Hornets’ Antonio TJ Madlock. The Jaguars square off against the Hornets in a game that Southern is currently a favorite by 5 points. The game has a point total of 136.5.

Southern vs. Alabama State Betting Lines

Southern vs Alabama State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Southern -5 136.5 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Southern (-5)
Total Pick Over (136.5)

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Southern vs. Alabama State Stat Rankings

Southern Avg. (Rank) Alabama State Avg. (Rank)
74.5 (168th) Points Scored 69.7 (282nd)
70.7 (146th) Points Allowed 69.4 (112th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.7 (177th) Off. Rebounds 11.9 (13th)
6.9 (233rd) 3pt Made 6.9 (233rd)
13.6 (139th) Assists 10.6 (338th)
12.5 (286th) Turnovers 11.4 (176th)

Southern vs. Alabama State Betting Trends

  • The Jaguars have 10 wins in 20 games against the spread this season.
  • Southern has an ATS record of 4-1 as 5-point favorites or greater.
  • The Jaguars have seen seven of their 20 games hit the over.
  • A total of 13 times so far this season, Southern and its opponent have combined to score more than 136.5 points.
  • Jaguars games have had an average of 145.3 points this season, 8.8 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Alabama State has covered the spread 13 times in 20 games.
  • The Hornets have an ATS record of 8-2 as 5-point underdogs or greater.
  • This season, seven of Southern’s 20 games have gone over the point total.
  • Hornets games have finished with over 136.5 points scored 11 times this year.
  • The average total points scored in Alabama State’s games this year (136.5) is 2.5 points higher than the total for this matchup.

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Southern Impact Players

  • Tidjiane Dioumassi leads his squad in assists per game (4.9), and also posts 9.1 points and 3.9 rebounds. Defensively, he puts up 2.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Davis puts up 11.8 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game. At the other end, he delivers 1.2 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Tai’reon Joseph paces his squad in points per game (20.7), and also posts 3.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists. At the other end, he posts 1.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Derrick Tezeno puts up a team-high 5.2 rebounds per contest. He is also averaging 8.2 points and 0.8 assists, shooting 46.0% from the floor.
  • Delang Muon is averaging 4.8 points, 0.3 assists and 3.5 rebounds per game.

Alabama State Impact Players

  • TJ Madlock leads the Hornets in scoring (15.8 points per game), and posts 4.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists. He also averages 1.8 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • CJ Hines is No. 1 on the Hornets in assists (2.6 per game), and posts 10.7 points and 2.9 rebounds. He also averages 1.0 steal and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Micah Octave gets the Hornets 5.3 points, 4.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. He also averages 1.5 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Sean Smith gives the Hornets 6.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. He also averages 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Isaiah Range is posting 9.7 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game, making 31.9% of his shots from the floor and 27.5% from 3-point range, with 2.1 treys per contest.

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