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South Alabama Jaguars @ Troy Trojans

Current Records: South Alabama 10-10, Troy 12-8

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Troy is 2-8 against South Alabama since February of 2019 but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Saturday. Both teams will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 5:00 p.m. ET at Trojan Arena. Troy will be looking to keep their nine-game home win streak alive.

Last Wednesday, the Trojans earned a 78-65 win over the Bobcats.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored South Alabama last Thursday, but the final result did not. They took a 80-66 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Warhawks. South Alabama has now taken an 'L' in back-to-back games.

The Trojans have been performing well recently as they've won seven of their last nine matches, which provided a nice bump to their 12-8 record this season. As for the Jaguars, their defeat dropped their record down to 10-10.

Going forward, Troy is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by eight points. They might be worth a quick bet since they're sitting on a seven game streak of covering the spread when playing as the favorites at home.

Troy couldn't quite finish off South Alabama in their previous matchup last Thursday and fell 74-71. Will Troy have more luck at home instead of on the road?


Troy is a big 8-point favorite against South Alabama, 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 Trojans as a 8.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 150.5 points.

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Series History

South Alabama has won 8 out of their last 10 games against Troy.

  • Jan 18, 2024 - South Alabama 74 vs. Troy 71
  • Feb 09, 2023 - Troy 61 vs. South Alabama 57
  • Jan 28, 2023 - South Alabama 77 vs. Troy 60
  • Jan 29, 2022 - Troy 77 vs. South Alabama 68
  • Jan 27, 2022 - South Alabama 82 vs. Troy 63
  • Feb 13, 2021 - South Alabama 58 vs. Troy 51
  • Feb 11, 2021 - South Alabama 73 vs. Troy 70
  • Feb 29, 2020 - South Alabama 78 vs. Troy 63
  • Feb 07, 2020 - South Alabama 70 vs. Troy 66
  • Feb 23, 2019 - South Alabama 68 vs. Troy 52