Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 26, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 25, 2024

The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (13-14, 8-6 SWAC) will play the Alabama State Hornets (12-15, 7-7 SWAC) on Monday at 7:30 PM ET at Moore Gymnasium. Jakobi Heady and Antonio TJ Madlock will be among the players to watch for the Wildcats and Hornets, respectively. Bethune-Cookman is a small 2.5-point favorite against Alabama State when the Wildcats take on the Hornets on Monday. The matchup’s point total is 138.

Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama State Betting Lines

Bethune-Cookman vs Alabama State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Bethune-Cookman -2.5 138 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Alabama State (+2.5)
Total Pick Over (138)

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Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama State Stat Rankings

Bethune-Cookman Avg. (Rank) Alabama State Avg. (Rank)
73.5 (190th) Points Scored 69.0 (300th)
73.3 (221st) Points Allowed 69.2 (102nd)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
9.4 (116th) Off. Rebounds 12.3 (9th)
5.9 (314th) 3pt Made 6.6 (257th)
12.9 (196th) Assists 10.5 (339th)
14.1 (347th) Turnovers 11.0 (146th)

Bethune-Cookman vs. Alabama State Betting Trends

  • The Wildcats’ record against the spread is 13-12-0.
  • Against the spread as 2.5-point favorites or more, Bethune-Cookman is 3-2.
  • The Wildcats have played 25 games this season, and 13 of them have gone over the total.
  • In 18 games this season, Bethune-Cookman and its opponent have combined to score more than 138 points.
  • Wildcats games have had an average of 146.7 points this season, 8.7 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.
  • Against the spread, Alabama State is 13-11-0 this season.
  • The Hornets’ ATS record as 2.5-point underdogs or greater is 9-3.
  • Bethune-Cookman has played 25 games this season, and 13 of them have hit the over.
  • So far this season, 13 Hornets games have featured more than 138 points scored.
  • The average total for Alabama State’s games is 138.2 points, which is 0.2 more than this game’s over/under.

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Bethune-Cookman Impact Players

  • Heady averages a team-high 15.7 points per game. He is also putting up 4.1 rebounds and 1.3 assists, shooting 49.5% from the field and 34.6% from downtown with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Dhashon Dyson averages 13.4 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest, shooting 35.2% from the floor and 32.4% from beyond the arc with 1.7 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Zion Harmon posts a team-high 4.1 assists per contest. He is also averaging 15.0 points and 2.1 rebounds, shooting 38.7% from the floor and 25.0% from downtown with 1.4 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Reggie Ward Jr. is tops on the Wildcats at 4.7 rebounds per game, while also posting 0.7 assists and 10.0 points.
  • Derek Carter-Hollinger Jr. is posting 9.4 points, 0.6 assists and 4.5 rebounds per game.

Alabama State Impact Players

  • TJ Madlock is the Hornets’ top scorer (15.5 points per game), and he delivers 2.2 assists and 4.9 rebounds.
  • CJ Hines is the Hornets’ top assist man (2.5 per game), and he averages 10.1 points and 2.8 rebounds.
  • Micah Octave is averaging 6.0 points, 5.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, making 39.4% of his shots from the field.
  • Ubong Okon leads the Hornets in rebounding (6.5 per game), and posts 3.1 points and 0.2 assists. He also delivers 0.5 steals and 1.2 blocked shots.
  • The Hornets receive 5.7 points, 2.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game from Sean Smith.

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