Florida A&M visits Southern, aims to end road slide

Florida A&M Rattlers (2-10, 0-1 SWAC) at Southern Jaguars (6-9, 2-0 SWAC)

Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Southern -15; over/under is 134

BOTTOM LINE: Florida A&M visits Southern looking to break its nine-game road skid.

The Jaguars are 2-0 in home games. Southern is 1-7 against opponents with a winning record.

The Rattlers are 0-1 in conference games. Florida A&M ranks ninth in the SWAC shooting 28.9% from downtown. Hantz Louis-Jeune paces the Rattlers shooting 44.4% from 3-point range.

The Jaguars and Rattlers square off Saturday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bryson Etienne averages 2.2 made 3-pointers per game for the Jaguars, scoring 12.1 points while shooting 41.3% from beyond the arc. Brion Whitley is shooting 36.6% and averaging 10.4 points over the past 10 games for Southern.

Jordan Tillmon is averaging 10.6 points for the Rattlers. Byron Smith is averaging 1.1 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Florida A&M.

LAST 10 GAMES: Jaguars: 4-6, averaging 75.8 points, 31.4 rebounds, 15.9 assists, 8.4 steals and 2.2 blocks per game while shooting 43.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 76.4 points per game.

Rattlers: 2-8, averaging 57.1 points, 29.8 rebounds, 9.3 assists, 6.6 steals and 3.8 blocks per game while shooting 37.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.7 points.


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