Prairie View A&M vs. Jackson State SWAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 9, 2023

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Prairie View A&M vs. Jackson State SWAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, March 9, 2023

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The No. 6 seed Prairie View A&M Panthers (13-18, 9-9 SWAC) are favored by 2 points in the SWAC Tournament when they square off the No. 3 seed Jackson State Tigers (13-18, 12-6 SWAC) Thursday at Bartow Arena, starting at 3:00 PM on ESPN+. The winner moves one game closer to claiming a guaranteed place in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup’s over/under is set at 134.

Prairie View A&M vs. Jackson State Odds

  • Prairie View A&M odds to win: -129
  • Jackson State odds to win: +109
  • Spread: Prairie View A&M (-2)
  • Total: 134

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • Time: 3:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Venue: Bartow Arena

Who Will Win Prairie View A&M vs. Jackson State?

Prairie View A&M and Jackson State Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Prairie View A&M is 4-9 against the spread when favored by 2 points or more this season.

When it has played as at least a 2-point underdog this year, Jackson State is 11-8 against the spread.

These teams average a combined 135.8 points per game, 1.8 more points than the total of 134 set for this matchup.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 8.7 more points per game (142.7) than this matchup’s over/under of 134 points.

Prairie View A&M’s average total in matchups this season has been 136.8, 2.8 points higher than the total in this particular game.

The average point total for the Tigers this season is 7.7 points higher than this game’s over/under.

The Panthers are 12-18-0 against the spread this season.

The Tigers’ ATS record is 18-13-0 this season.

Prairie View A&M Stats & Insights

Prairie View A&M has a -26 scoring differential, putting up 68 points per game (276th in college basketball) and giving up 68.8 (141st in college basketball).

The 32.6 rebounds per game Prairie View A&M averages rank 122nd in the nation, and are 1.6 more than the 31 its opponents grab per contest.

The Panthers connect on 6 three-pointers per game (314th in college basketball), while their opponents have made 6 on average.

Prairie View A&M ranks 300th in college basketball with 88.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 124th in college basketball defensively with 89.7 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Panthers post 72.4 points per game in home games, compared to 64.6 points per game in road games, a difference of 7.8 points per contest.

Jackson State Stats & Insights

Jackson State’s -190 scoring differential (being outscored by 6.1 points per game) is a result of putting up 67.8 points per game (282nd in college basketball) while giving up 73.9 per contest (291st in college basketball).

The 31.6 rebounds per game Jackson State accumulates rank 186th in college basketball. Their opponents pull down 30.7.

Jackson State hits 6.4 three-pointers per game (286th in college basketball), 1.6 fewer than its opponents.

Jackson State ranks 334th in college basketball averaging 86.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 260th, allowing 94.1 points per 100 possessions.

At home, the Tigers score 68.9 points per game. On the road, they average 68.5.

Prairie View A&M Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Panthers this season is William Douglas, who averages 14.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.

Prairie View A&M’s leading rebounder is Yahuza Rasas averaging 6.8 boards per game and its best passer is Ricky Nelson and his 3.1 assists per game.

The Panthers get the most three-point shooting production out of Jeremiah Gambrell, who makes 1.6 threes per game.

The Prairie View A&M leader in both steals and blocks is Rasas, who averages 1.3 takeaways and 1.2 rejections per game.

Jackson State Key Players to Watch

Coltie Young racks up 11.1 points per game to be the top scorer for the Tigers.

Zeke Cook has a stat line of 5.5 rebounds, 7 points and 0.5 assists per game for Jackson State to take the top rebound spot on the team. Chase Adams has the top spot for assists with 3.6 per game, adding 8.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per contest.

Young is the top shooter from distance for the Tigers, hitting 2.6 threes per game.

Jackson State’s leader in steals is Adams (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Romelle Mansel (0.8 per game).

Prairie View A&M vs. Jackson State Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Jackson State (+2)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (134)

  • Prediction:
    Prairie View A&M 70, Jackson State 68
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