Grambling vs. Jackson State SWAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023

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Grambling vs. Jackson State SWAC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023

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The No. 2 seed Grambling Tigers (23-8, 15-3 SWAC) are favored by 5.5 points in the SWAC Tournament when they square off the No. 3 seed Jackson State Tigers (14-18, 12-6 SWAC) Friday at Bartow Arena, starting at 9:30 PM on ESPN+. The winner moves one game closer to claiming a guaranteed place in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup has an over/under set at 130.5 points.

Grambling vs. Jackson State Odds

  • Grambling odds to win: -237
  • Jackson State odds to win: +195
  • Spread: Grambling (-5.5)
  • Total: 130.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, March 10, 2023
  • Time: 9:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Where: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Venue: Bartow Arena

Who Will Win Grambling vs. Jackson State?

Grambling and Jackson State Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games it has played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, Grambling is 9-5 against the spread.

Jackson State is 8-5 against the spread when an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.

Between them, these two teams average 6.1 more points per game (136.6) than this matchup’s total (130.5).

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 5.1 more points per game (135.6) than this matchup’s over/under of 130.5 points.

Grambling’s average point total in matchups this season is 131.1, 0.6 points higher than the over/under in this game.

The average point total for the Jackson State Tigers this year is 10.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.

So far this season, the Grambling Tigers have compiled an 18-11-0 record against the spread.

So far this season, the Jackson State Tigers have put together a 19-13-0 record against the spread.

Grambling Stats & Insights

Grambling outscores opponents by 6.9 points per game (scoring 69.0 per game to rank 247th in college basketball while allowing 62.1 per outing to rank 15th in college basketball) and has a +216 scoring differential overall.

Grambling comes out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 1.7 boards. It is grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game (203rd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 29.7 per contest.

The Grambling Tigers connect on 5.1 three-pointers per game (347th in college basketball) at a 36.2% rate (71st in college basketball), compared to the 6.2 per contest their opponents make while shooting 30.7% from beyond the arc.

Grambling averages 93.1 points per 100 possessions (200th in college basketball), while allowing 83.7 points per 100 possessions (18th in college basketball).

The Grambling Tigers are averaging 73.0 points per game this season at home, which is 8.1 more points than they’re averaging away from home (64.9).

Jackson State Stats & Insights

Jackson State puts up 67.6 points per game (285th in college basketball) while allowing 73.5 per outing (280th in college basketball). It has a -188 scoring differential and has been outscored by 5.9 points per game.

Jackson State ranks 164th in college basketball at 32.0 rebounds per game. That’s similar to the 31.2 its opponents average.

Jackson State hits 6.3 three-pointers per game (290th in college basketball) while shooting 32.2% from beyond the arc (286th in college basketball). It is making 1.6 fewer threes than its opponents, who drain 7.9 per game at 35.3%.

Jackson State averages 85.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (337th in college basketball), and allows 93.2 points per 100 possessions (227th in college basketball).

The Jackson State Tigers score 68.9 points per game at home, and 68.5 on the road.

Grambling Key Players to Watch

The Grambling Tigers scoring leader is Cameron Christon, who averages 12.9 per contest to go with 5.4 rebounds and 1.4 assists.

Carte’Are Gordon is Grambling’s leading rebounder, pulling down 7.0 per game, while Shawndarius Cowart is its best passer, distributing 3.4 assists in each contest.

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

Cowart is Grambling’s leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Gordon leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

Jackson State Key Players to Watch

Ken Evans is at the top of the Jackson State Tigers scoring leaderboard with 11.4 points per game. He also pulls down 4.7 rebounds and racks up 2.6 assists per game.

The Jackson State leaders in rebounding and assists are Zeke Cook with 5.7 rebounds per game (he also adds 7.0 points and 0.5 assists per game) and Chase Adams with 3.6 assists per game (he also tacks on 8.1 points and 2.4 rebounds per game).

Coltie Young is the top shooter from distance for the Jackson State Tigers, hitting 2.5 threes per game.

Jackson State’s leader in steals is Adams (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Romelle Mansel (0.9 per game).

Grambling vs. Jackson State Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Grambling (-5.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (130.5)

  • Prediction:
    Grambling 71, Jackson State 65

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