Florida A&M @ Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Current Records: Florida A&M 2-11; Arkansas-Pine Bluff 3-13
What to Know
The Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions will be returning home after a two-game road trip. Arkansas-Pine Bluff and the Florida A&M Rattlers will face off in an SWAC battle at 6:30 p.m. ET Saturday at H.O. Clemmons Arena. Florida A&M will be strutting in after a win while the Golden Lions will be stumbling in from a loss.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff ended up a good deal behind the Prairie View A&M Panthers when they played on Monday, losing 75-58.
Meanwhile, Florida A&M was able to grind out a solid victory over the Grambling Tigers on Monday, winning 75-66.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff is expected to lose this next one by 3.5. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past two games, so buyers beware.
The Golden Lions are now 3-13 while the Rattlers sit at 2-11. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: Arkansas-Pine Bluff is stumbling into the contest with the third most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 79.2 on average. Florida A&M has experienced some struggles of their own as they are 22nd worst in college basketball in points per game, with only 63.4 on average. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET
- Where: H.O. Clemmons Arena — Pine Bluff, Arkansas
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Rattlers are a 3.5-point favorite against the Golden Lions, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.