Jacksonville State @ North Alabama
Current Records: Jacksonville State 7-6; North Alabama 7-7
What to Know
The North Alabama Lions will be returning home after a three-game road trip. The Lions and the Jacksonville State Gamecocks will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 9 p.m. ET this past Saturday at Flowers Hall. North Alabama is out to keep their five-game home win streak alive.
North Alabama came up short against the Lipscomb Bisons last week, falling 84-74.
Meanwhile, Jacksonville State couldn’t have asked for better way to wrap up 2021 than the 123-59 stomp they got at home against the Carver College Cougars two weeks ago.
North Alabama is expected to lose this next one by 5.5. Those burned by picking them against the spread last Tuesday might want to keep in mind that the team has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
When the teams previously met three seasons ago, North Alabama lost to the Gamecocks on the road by a decisive 64-50 margin. Maybe the Lions will have more luck at home instead of on the road? Watch the contest and check back on CBS Sports for all the details.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 9 p.m. ET
- Where: Flowers Hall — Florence, Alabama
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Gamecocks are a solid 5.5-point favorite against the Lions, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Gamecocks as a 6.5-point favorite.
Jacksonville State have won both of the games they’ve played against North Alabama in the last five years.
- Dec 18, 2018 – Jacksonville State 64 vs. North Alabama 50
- Dec 01, 2018 – Jacksonville State 76 vs. North Alabama 65