Pittsburgh vs. Alabama State Prediction, Odds, Lines, Spread and Tips – November 20th

On Sunday, the Petersen Events Center hosts a college basketball game between the Pittsburgh Panthers and the Alabama State Hornets. Although the Hornets’ game against the San Jose State Spartans on Tuesday was not a complete loss, Alabama State’s 70-57 away loss came dangerously close.

The Panthers, meanwhile, lost to the VCU Rams on Thursday, 71-67 after coming close. Despite forward Blake Hinson’s superb performance, which included 18 points, Pittsburgh still lost.


Pittsburgh vs Alabama State betting odds

teams money line Spread
State Hornets of Alabama +1280 +20.5 (-110)
Pittsburgh Panthers -3500 -20.5 (-110)

Pittsburgh vs Alabama State game details

Fixture: Hornets at Panthers

Date and Time: Sunday, November 20 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Venue: Petersen Events Center – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Pittsburgh vs Alabama State key stats

The Hornets will be trying to recover from their most recent loss, a 70-57 loss to San Jose State. The only other player in double figures for Alabama State so far this season is Isaiah Range, who is averaging 10 points per game. TJ Madlock leads the Hornets with 14.8 points per game and 3.5 rebounds per game.

This season Alex Anderson leads the club with 5 RPG, 3.3 APG and 9 PPG. This season, the Hornets have a team scoring average of 61.8 PPG while shooting 33.1% from the field, 32% from threes, and 72.9% from the charity streak.

The Pitt Panthers will be looking to recover from their most recent loss, a 71-67 loss to VCU. Blake Hinson, Jamarius Burton and Greg Elliott make up Pitt’s current trio of double-digit scorers. Blake Hinson leads Pitt in scoring and rebounding with 15.8 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game.

Nelly Cummings, who leads Pitt in assists this year, also averages 7.8 PPG and a team high of 3.8 APG. Pitt is averaging 65.8 PPG as a team this year while shooting 40.4% from the field, 25.5% from threes, and 68.3% from the foul line.


Pittsburgh vs Alabama State Best Selection and Prediction

The Hornets are 0-3-1 ATS in their last four Sunday games, 11-2 ATS in their last 13 away games against teams with losing home records, and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games against teams with odds under 400. The over is also in unbeaten in those seven games. Pitt has a record of 1-6 ATS in the last 7 home games, 1-7-1 ATS overall and 6-0 ATS in the last 6 Sunday games.

I understand the argument for a sizeable underdog, but the Hornets have been terrible this year and I don’t see that improving even against Pitt. Pitt’s problem was that they couldn’t compete with the best teams they’ve ever faced, but in the one game against UT-Martin in which they dominated, Pitt triumphed by 22 points. I wouldn’t rush to the betting window for that, but I would go with Pitt.

Choice: Panther -20.5 (-110)


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