Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs Prediction, 1/2/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Date: Monday, January 2, 2023
Location: T.M. Elmore Gymnasium in Normal, AL
TV: Youtube TV
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions (4-9) are traveling to T.M. Elmore Gymnasium on Monday where they will take on the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (4-9).
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions faced off with Ecclesia College and notched a win by a score of 104-50 in their last game. Arkansas-Pine Bluff walked away from the contest with a 43.9% FG percentage (36 of 82) and converted 17 out of their 44 three-point shots. From the free throw line, the Golden Lions converted 15 of 19 attempts for a percentage of 78.9%. In the matter of grabbing rebounds, they earned 52 with 18 of them being offensive. They also dished out 27 dimes for the contest while forcing the other team into 22 turnovers and earning 12 steals. Regarding defending, Arkansas-Pine Bluff let their opponent shoot 32.1% from the field on 17 out of 53 shooting. Ecclesia College distributed 8 assists and had 6 steals for the game. Moreover, Ecclesia College snagged 32 boards (7 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't have a block. Ecclesia College finished 46.2% at the free throw line by knocking down 12 of their 26 attempts. They also converted 4 out of their 16 shots from beyond the arc. In regard to personal fouls, the Golden Lions ended up finishing with 18 and Ecclesia College accumulated 17 personal fouls.
Shaun Doss is someone who was a major factor for this contest. He finished the game shooting 42.9% from the field and also totaled 3 dimes. He was on the court for 30 mins and also snagged 4 rebounds. He finished with 24 points on 6 out of 14 shooting.
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Arkansas-Pine Bluff will play this game with a win-loss mark of 4-9 for the year. They are averaging 64.1 points per outing (337th in the country) while going 38.6% from the floor. The Golden Lions are connecting on 30.5% on shots from downtown (96 of 315) and 68.4% from the charity stripe. As a unit, Arkansas-Pine Bluff is snagging 35.7 rebounds per game and has totaled 175 assists for the campaign, which is 210th in the nation in terms of passing the ball. They turn it over 15.6 times per contest and as a squad they are committing 18.5 personal fouls per game.
When they are on the defensive end, the Golden Lions are able to force 16.4 turnovers per contest while drawing 14.5 personal fouls. They are giving up 31.5% on 3-pointers while they are 212th in the country in PPG allowed (69.6). The Golden Lions defense is allowing and opponent field goal percentage of 43.7% (309 of 707) and they surrender 38.1 rebounds per game as a unit. They are ranked 306th in college basketball in giving up assists with 197 conceded for the season.
When they last played, the Alabama A&M Bulldogs went home defeated by a final of 90-59 against Ohio State. The Bulldogs pulled down 20 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 28 for this game. They also coughed it up 15 times, while earning 4 steals for the contest. Ohio State had 11 personal fouls in this matchup which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for a total of 7 attempts. They were able to bury 5 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 71.4%. When discussing shots from 3-point land, Alabama A&M converted 6 of 18 tries (33.3%). Overall, the Bulldogs walked away from this one shooting 24 out of 62 from the floor which had them sitting at 38.7%. The Bulldogs permitted Ohio State to bury 32 out of 61 attempts from the field which had them at 52.5% in this contest. They wrapped up this game 36.0% from three-point range by going 9 of 25 and walked away from this one shooting 17 of 29 at the charity stripe (58.6%). When discussing how they cleaned up the glass, Alabama A&M permitted Ohio State to grab 39 in all (12 on the offensive side).
Garrett Hicks ended up being important for the Bulldogs for the contest. He earned 11 points in his 31 mins on the court and earned 4 assists for the matchup. He converted 5 out of 10 in the matchup giving him a field goal percentage of 50.0%, and earned 6 rebounds.
Alabama A&M has a record of 4-9 on the campaign. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulldogs are shooting 44.1% from the floor, which ranks them 208th in college basketball. Alabama A&M has totaled 934 points for the season (71.8 per contest) and they grab 31.8 rebounds per game. They are getting an assist 14.0 times per game (155th in Division 1) and they are giving up possession 14.8 times per game. The Bulldogs are committing 19.1 fouls per contest and they hit 68.7% from the free throw line.
The Bulldogs are ranked 337th in D-1 in points given up per game with 76.8. They are forcing their opponents into 16.6 TO's per game and have allowed teams to shoot 44.8% from the floor (277th in Division 1). The Alabama A&M defense allows 37.0% on shots from behind the 3-point line (128 of 346) and their opponents are converting on 66.2% of their free throw shots. They have given up 14.6 assists and 39.2 boards per game, which is 304th and 348th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Alabama A&M
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