Jackson State Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves Prediction, 1/2/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Jackson State Tigers vs Alcorn State Braves
Date: Monday, January 2, 2023
Location: Davey L. Whitney Complex in Lorman, MS
TV: Youtube TV
Davey L. Whitney Complex is the location where the Alcorn State Braves (3-9) will take on the Jackson State Tigers (1-12) on Monday.
The Jackson State Tigers stepped onto the hardwood against Stephen F. Austin and took a loss by a final of 80-69 in their last game. Jackson State wrapped up the contest with a 38.2% field goal percentage (26 of 68) and converted 4 of their 25 3-point shots. When they shot from the free throw line, the Tigers made 13 of 22 shots for a rate of 59.1%. In terms of pulling down rebounds, they compiled a total of 32 with 18 of them being offensive. They also recorded 15 dimes in this matchup in addition to forcing 19 turnovers and earning 12 steals. When discussing the defense, Jackson State allowed the other team to go 52.4% from the field on 22 of 42 shooting. Stephen F. Austin doled out 14 dimes and had 7 steals in this matchup. On top of that, Stephen F. Austin collected 32 boards (7 offensive, 25 defensive), but didn't have a block. Stephen F. Austin finished the contest at 77.5% at the charity stripe by knocking down 31 of their 40 tries. They also made 5 of 15 shots from 3-point range. In the matter of personal fouls, the Tigers left the arena with 30 while Stephen F. Austin recorded 22 personal fouls.
Trace Young is a player who was a contributor in the matchup. He finished shooting 33.3% from the field and totaled 3 dimes. He played for 31 minutes and also pulled down 7 boards. He notched 14 points on 5 of 15 shooting.
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Jackson State steps onto the court with a mark of 1-12 this year. They are turning it over 17.8 times per contest and as a group they are committing 18.9 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Jackson State is pulling in 36.2 boards per game and has racked up 173 dimes on the season, which has them ranked 223rd in the nation in terms of passing the ball. The Tigers are hitting 32.0% from downtown (88 of 275) and 65.0% from the charity stripe. They average 66.1 points per contest (322nd in college basketball) while hitting 41.1% from the floor.
When they are on the defensive end, the Tigers are able to force 13.0 turnovers per contest and they draw 13.8 fouls. They are ranked 343rd in college basketball in giving up assists with 221 surrendered this season. The Tigers are giving up an opponent FG percentage of 49.7% (370 of 745) and they surrender 33.2 boards per game as a unit. They are surrendering 38.3% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they are 360th in D-1 in PPG from their opponents (82.5).
For their last game, the Alcorn State Braves went home defeated by a final of 88-46 when they played Dayton. The Braves were able to corral 14 defensive rebounds and 14 offensive rebounds totaling 28 for the matchup. They also gave up possession of the ball 7 times, while earning 7 steals for the matchup. Dayton committed 9 fouls for the game which took the Braves to the charity stripe for a total of 12 shots. They were able to convert 6 of them for a clip of 50.0%. Regarding three-point attempts, Alcorn State made 2 out of 15 attempts (13.3%). When all was said and done, the Braves ended up shooting 19 for 68 from the field which had them at 27.9%. The Braves allowed Dayton to bury 31 out of their 60 tries from the field which gave them a shooting percentage of 51.7% in the matchup. They went 25.0% from distance by connecting on 5 out of 20 and finished the game at 21 of 26 from the charity stripe (80.8%). When it comes to team rebounding, Alcorn State allowed Dayton to collect 46 in total (15 on the offensive side).
Keondre Montgomery ended up having an impact for the Braves in the matchup. He tallied 11 points in his 28 mins on the hardwood and accumulated 1 assist for this contest. He converted 5 of 13 for this contest for a rate of 38.5%, and tallied 4 rebounds.
Alcorn State has a win-loss mark of 3-9 on the campaign. When it comes to offense, the Braves are connecting on 36.4% from the floor, which is 361st in D-1. Alcorn State has accounted for 721 pts for the year (60.1 per game) and they grab 34.3 boards per contest. They are getting an assist 8.6 times per game (362nd in the nation) and they are turning it over 13.6 times per contest. The Braves commit 21.8 fouls per contest and they connect on 67.1% from the charity stripe.
The Alcorn State defense gives up 31.4% on shots from beyond the perimeter (88 of 280) and their opponents are connecting on 68.4% of their foul shots. They give up 15.8 assists and 38.3 total rebounds per game, which is 339th and 339th in the nation. The Braves on the defensive side of the court are 318th in the country in PPG surrendered with 74.9. They are forcing 14.4 TO's every game and allow teams to shoot 46.8% from the field (338th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Jackson State
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