Arkansas Razorbacks vs Arizona State Sun Devils Odds
The Arizona State Sun Devils will try to pay off for their supporters on Friday when they play host to the Arkansas Razorbacks at Orleans Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The game is being played at Orleans Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
Supporters of the Razorbacks have watched them go 3-0 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Sun Devils are at 3-0 and 0-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Sun Devils are 0-0, while the Razorbacks have a 0-0 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Arizona State sat as 5.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Sun Devils - Razorbacks odds would favor the Razorbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arizona State is rated No. 302 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Arkansas is at No. 166. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 102-92 win for the Razorbacks.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Arizona State's No. 45 nationally ranked offense (80 points per game) against a Razorbacks defense that sits as the No. 132 at 63.7 PPG. The Sun Devils have been averaging 44.8% from the field, less than the Razorbacks have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Arizona State, on the other hand, rates No. 98 in scoring at home.
Arkansas won its last outing, an 89-60 result against Florida A&M on November 20. Arkansas cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Florida A&M out of the gym and running up an 89-60 score at Bud Walton Arena.
In their last action, Arizona State was a 64-53 winner at home against Cornell. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Arizona State earned a 64-53 victory over Cornell on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Jahii Carson at Wells Fargo Arena.
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
After playing Florida A&M are 1-1
After a win are 4-6
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Friday are 8-2
Before playing Arkansas-Pine Bluff are 1-0
After a win are 3-7
A few Razorbacks at Sun Devils trends to consider:
Arizona State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Arkansas home to Syracuse, Friday, November 30
Arizona State home to Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Wednesday, November 28