Florida International Golden Panthers vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Odds
The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans will be trying to slam the Florida International Golden Panthers on Saturday when the teams tip off at Stephens Center in college betting action.
The Trojans are 10-8 so far on the season, and 8-8 ATS vs. the number. The Golden Panthers, meanwhile, are 8-7 and 4-3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Arkansas-Little Rock go 7-2-1 and the Golden Panthers go 2-5 on the totals.
The Trojans were listed as 4.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Trojans at No. 145 and the Golden Panthers at No. 224 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 71-66 result in favor of the Trojans.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arkansas-Little Rock has the nation's No. 175-rated offensive output, at 68 PPG. The visiting Golden Panthers defense ranks No. 278 allowing on average 71.5 PPG. The Trojans FG% has averaged 43% so far, more than the Golden Panthers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Florida International owns the country's No. 208-rated mark, allowing 72.1 points per game on the highway. Arkansas-Little Rock, on the other hand, rates No. 167 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Florida International was a 66-64 winner on the road against Arkansas State. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Florida International earned a 66-64 victory over Arkansas State on Thursday, getting 12 points from Tymell Murphy at ASU Convocation Center.
In their last action, Arkansas-Little Rock was a 67-53 winner at home against North Texas. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Arkansas-Little Rock got 16 points from James White en route to a 67-53 victory over North Texas on Thursday at Stephens Center.
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing North Texas are 4-6
After playing Arkansas State are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Middle Tennessee are 5-5
After playing North Texas are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Golden Panthers at Trojans trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas-Little R
Florida International is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Florida International is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Arkansas-Little R
Arkansas-Little Rock is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 7 games when playing Florida International
Arkansas-Little Rock is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Florida International
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 5 games when playing at home against Florida International
Florida International home to North Texas, Thursday, January 17
Arkansas-Little Rock at Middle Tennessee, Thursday, January 17