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Florida A&M Rattlers @ Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions

Current Records: Florida A&M 2-12, Arkansas Pine Bluff 6-10

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The Arkansas Pine Bluff Golden Lions and the Florida A&M Rattlers will face off in a SWAC clash at 4:00 p.m. ET on January 20th at H.O. Clemmons Arena. Coming in fresh off a victory as the underdog, Arkansas Pine Bluff will stroll into this one as the favorite.

Winning is just a little bit easier when you nail seven more threes than your opponent, a fact Arkansas Pine Bluff proved on Saturday. They narrowly escaped with a win as the team sidled past the Tigers 70-67.

Meanwhile, Florida A&M's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Monday after their seventh straight loss. They took a 65-52 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Tigers. Florida A&M has struggled against Grambling recently, as their match on Monday was their third consecutive lost matchup.

The Golden Lions' victory ended a six-game drought on the road and puts them at 6-10. As for the Rattlers, their loss dropped their record down to 2-12.

Keep an eye on the arc in Saturday's matchup: Arkansas Pine Bluff have made nailing deep shots look easy this year this season, having averaged 11.1 threes per game. It's a different story for Florida A&M, though, as they've been averaging only 6 threes per game. Given Arkansas Pine Bluff's sizeable advantage in that area, Florida A&M will need to find a way to close that gap.

Arkansas Pine Bluff beat Florida A&M 67-54 when the teams last played back in January of 2023. Does Arkansas Pine Bluff have another victory up their sleeve, or will Florida A&M turn the tables on them? We'll have the answer soon enough.

Odds

Arkansas Pine Bluff is a solid 5.5-point favorite against Florida A&M, 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 5.5-point spread, and stayed right there.


The over/under is set at 155 points.

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Series History

Arkansas Pine Bluff and Florida A&M both have 1 win in their last 2 games.

  • Jan 14, 2023 - Arkansas Pine Bluff 67 vs. Florida A&M 54
  • Jan 15, 2022 - Florida A&M 71 vs. Arkansas Pine Bluff 66