Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs Southern Methodist Mustangs in college hoops odds

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Nov 24, 9:30 PM | Puerto Vallarta ICC

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Odds

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The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans will try to cover the spread at Puerto Vallarta ICC on Saturday when they get a visit from the Southern Methodist Mustangs in NCAA basketball action.

This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Puerto Vallarta ICC.

The Trojans currently sports a 3-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Mustangs are 5-0 and 4-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Trojans produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Mustangs have gone 0-0 against the number.

View Southern Methodist vs Arkansas-Little Rock Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Arkansas-Little Rock opened as 4.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Trojans - Mustangs odds would favor the Trojans if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arkansas-Little Rock is rated No. 167 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Southern Methodist is at No. 184. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 81-66 win for the Mustangs.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mustangs rank No. 191 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.2 per game. That compares with Arkansas-Little Rock’s No. 102 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Arkansas-Little Rock is college basketball's No. 255-ranked team at 5 per game, while the Mustangs rate No. 269 with 4.8 per game.

Defensively, Southern Methodist features the nation's No. 159-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Arkansas-Little Rock, meanwhile, comes in at No. 165 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Southern Methodist, they were an 83-70 winner as they battled Rider at home. They covered in the match as an 8-point favorite. Ryan Manuel scored 24 points and helped out with 11 rebounds for Southern Methodist on Wednesday, leading the Mustangs to an 83-70 victory over Rider at Moody Coliseum.

In their last action, Arkansas-Little Rock was a 78-56 winner at home against Jacksonville. The battle between the Trojans and Dolphins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Jacksonville was handed a 78-56 defeat on Wednesday at Stephens Center.

Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 2-1
After a win are 4-6

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Troy are 4-4
After playing Jacksonville are 5-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Mustangs at Trojans trends to consider:
Arkansas-Little Rock is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Southern Methodist home to Utah, Wednesday, November 28
Arkansas-Little Rock home to Troy, Thursday, November 29