Grambling Tigers vs. Alabama State Hornets 3/4/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on March 4, 2021

A pair of struggling teams meet when the Grambling Tigers (9-11) host the Alabama State Hornets (4-12) on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:30 PM ET. The Hornets are 8-point underdogs as they look to end a three-game losing streak against the Tigers, losers of three straight. The matchup’s over/under is set at 135.5.

Betting Information

Grambling vs Alabama State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Grambling -8 -110 -110 135.5 -110 -110 N/A N/A

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Grambling vs Alabama State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Grambling (-8) Under (135.5) Grambling 72 Alabama State 62

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Total Facts

  • The Tigers and their opponents have combined to score more than 135.5 points in 50% of their games this season (10 of 20 opportunities).
  • Alabama State has played in seven games this season (out of 16 total matchups — 43.8% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 135.5 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 130.2 points per game, 5.3 fewer points than the over/under of 135.5 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 138.3 points per game, 2.8 more than the point total in this matchup.
  • The Tigers average point total in matchups this year is 133.9, 1.6 points less than the over/under in this game.
  • Hornets games this year have averaged an over/under of 134.5 points, 1.0 less than the point total in this matchup.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Tigers put up just 4.3 fewer points per game (65.6) than the Hornets allow (69.9).
  • Grambling is 6-2 overall and 4-0 against the spread when scoring more than 69.9 points.
  • Alabama State is 1-10 overall and 6-5 against the spread when allowing more than 65.6 points.
  • The Hornets put up an average of 64.6 points per game, only 3.8 fewer points than the 68.4 the Tigers give up.
  • When it scores more than 68.4 points, Alabama State is 4-0 against the spread and 2-3 overall.
  • Grambling’s record is 4-9 against the spread and 5-8 overall when it gives up more than 64.6 points.
  • The Tigers have been out-scored by 56 points this season (2.8 points per game on average), and opponents of the Hornets have out-scored them by 84 more points on the year (5.3 per game).

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Grambling Betting Information

  • Grambling has covered in just eight of 19 matchups this season.
  • The Tigers have struggled to cover, going just 0-3 ATS when favored by at least 8 points.
  • The Tigers and their opponents have gone over the total in 10 of 19 games (52.6%) this season.

Alabama State Betting Information

  • Alabama State has a winning record against the spread, going 9-7 ATS (covering 56.2% of the time).
  • The Hornets have gone 1-1 against the spread when they are at least an 8-point underdog.
  • Alabama State and its opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this season — 6 of 16 (37.5%).

Head to Head

Grambling vs Alabama State (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2021 Grambling -4.5 138 -206 +166 Regular Season 66-49 GRMBST
3/7/2020 Grambling -1 131 -116 -107 Regular Season 70-58 GRMBST
1/6/2020 Grambling -8.5 138 -435 +327 Regular Season 68-63 GRMBST
3/7/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 93-66 GRMBST
1/5/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-53 ALASU

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Grambling Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Tigers this season is Cameron Christon, who averages 12.9 points, 5.2 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game.
  • Terreon Randolph is the Tigers leading rebounder, grabbing 5.5 per game, while Trevell Cunningham is their best passer, distributing 5.4 assists in each contest.
  • Christon hits more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Tigers, knocking down shots from downtown at a clip of 1.6 per game.
  • Randolph is a standout on the defensive end for the Tigers, leading the team in steals with 1.6 per game and blocks with 0.6 per contest.

Alabama State Leaders

  • Brandon Battle is the top scorer for the Hornets with 11.5 points per game. He also adds 7.4 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game to his scoring output.
  • Alabama State’s leader in rebounds is Kenny Strawbridge with 7.5 per game, and its leader in assists is DJ Heath with 2.6 per game.
  • Kevion Stewart provides the bulk of the Hornets’ three-point shooting production. He connects on 1.6 threes per game to pace the team.
  • The Hornets’ leader in steals is Heath with 1.3 per game, and Jordan O’Neal is their leader in blocks with 1.8 per game.
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