Grambling vs. Alabama A&M Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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Grambling vs. Alabama A&M Prediction: Spread, Total Points, Moneyline Picks – Thursday, March 2, 2023

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The Grambling Tigers (20-8, 13-3 SWAC) are favored (by 8 points) to build on a three-game home win streak when they host the Alabama A&M Bulldogs (13-16, 9-7 SWAC) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup has a point total of 131.

Grambling vs. Alabama A&M Odds

  • Grambling odds to win: -385
  • Alabama A&M odds to win: +303
  • Spread: Grambling (-8)
  • Total: 131

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023
  • Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Grambling, Louisiana
  • Venue: Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center

Who Will Win Grambling vs. Alabama A&M?

Grambling and Alabama A&M Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Grambling is 2-4 against the spread when favored by 8 points or more this season.

In games this year in which it was an underdog by 8 points or more, Alabama A&M has a 5-3 record against the spread.

The Tigers and Bulldogs average 8.1 more points between them than the over/under of 131 for this matchup.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 3.4 more points per game (134.4) than this matchup’s total of 131 points.

Grambling’s average point total in matchups this year is 131.4, 0.4 points higher than the total in this game.

The average point total for the Bulldogs this season is 11.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.

The Tigers are 15-11-0 ATS this season.

The Bulldogs have gone 12-13-0 ATS this season.

Grambling Stats & Insights

Grambling has a +169 scoring differential, topping opponents by six points per game. It is putting up 68.7 points per game to rank 262nd in college basketball and is allowing 62.7 per outing to rank 24th in college basketball.

Grambling wins the rebound battle by 1.6 boards on average. It collects 31.4 rebounds per game, which ranks 202nd in college basketball, while its opponents pull down 29.8 per outing.

The Tigers make 5 three-pointers per game (350th in college basketball), 1.3 fewer than their opponents (6.3).

Grambling’s 93 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 203rd in college basketball, and the 84.9 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 40th in college basketball.

In home games, the Tigers are scoring 9.8 more points per game (74.7) than they are in road games (64.9).

Alabama A&M Stats & Insights

Alabama A&M is being outscored by 1.3 points per game, with a -35 scoring differential overall. It puts up 70.4 points per game (208th in college basketball), and gives up 71.7 per contest (232nd in college basketball).

Alabama A&M falls short in the rebound battle by an average of 3.7 boards. It grabs 29.4 rebounds per game (300th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 33.1.

Alabama A&M connects on 6.9 three-pointers per game (239th in college basketball) at a 37.5% rate (30th in college basketball), compared to the 8.1 per contest its opponents make, shooting 35.3% from beyond the arc.

Alabama A&M scores 88.6 points per 100 possessions (296th in college basketball), while allowing 90.2 points per 100 possessions (143rd in college basketball).

At home, the Bulldogs average 72.8 points per game. On the road, they score 65.6.

Grambling Key Players to Watch

Carte’Are Gordon leads the Tigers in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 12.7 points and 7 rebounds per game.

Shawndarius Cowart leads Grambling in assists, averaging 3.3 per game while also scoring 11 points per contest.

Virshon Cotton makes more threes per game than any other member of the Tigers, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.5 per contest.

Cowart and Gordon lead Grambling on the defensive end, with Cowart leading the team in steals averaging 1.8 per game and Gordon in blocks averaging 1.5 per contest.

Alabama A&M Key Players to Watch

Garrett Hicks is the top scorer for the Bulldogs with 13.4 points per game. He also tacks on four rebounds and 1.8 assists per game to his stats.

The Alabama A&M leaders in rebounding and assists are Olisa Akonobi with 5.5 rebounds per game (he also adds 7.7 points and 0.4 assists per game) and Messiah Thompson with 3.3 assists per game (he also tacks on 10.4 points and 1.9 rebounds per game).

Hicks knocks down 2.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Bulldogs.

Hicks (1.7 steals per game) is the steal leader for Alabama A&M while Akonobi (1.9 blocks per game) is the block leader.

Grambling vs. Alabama A&M Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Alabama A&M (+8)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (131)

  • Prediction:
    Grambling 72, Alabama A&M 64
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