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Dec 15, 3:00 PM | Stephens Center

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Odds

6-3TEAM RECORD7-4

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Tulsa when they take on the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

Supporters of the Golden Hurricane have watched them go 6-3 and 3-3 ATS on the year, while the Trojans are at 7-4 and 4-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Trojans are 2-1, while the Golden Hurricane have a 1-2 mark.

View Tulsa vs Arkansas-Little Rock Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Arkansas-Little Rock opened as 2-point favorites 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 Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 78-rated Tulsa taking on the No. 95-rated Trojans in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-70 win for the Golden Hurricane on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Arkansas-Little Rock's No. 164-rated squad against Tulsa's No. 120-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Arkansas-Little Rock rates No. 227 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 251 nationally with 5.2 per match.

Defensively, Tulsa features the nation's No. 82-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.3 points per game. Arkansas-Little Rock, meanwhile, comes in at No. 166 nationally in scoring at home.

Tulsa was a 50-49 winner in its last match at home against TCU. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Golden Hurricane got 14 points from D'Andre Wright as Tulsa ran past TCU 50-49 on Saturday at Reynolds Center.

Arkansas-Little Rock lost its last outing, an 87-53 result against Cincinnati on December 6. They failed to cover in that game as a 20.5-point underdog. Arkansas-Little Rock was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Cincinnati and falling by an 87-53 score at Fifth Third Arena.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Creighton are 3-2
After playing TCU are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Golden Hurricane at Trojans trends to consider:
Arkansas-Little Rock is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 5 games when playing Tulsa
Arkansas-Little Rock is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Tulsa at Creighton, Wednesday, December 19
Arkansas-Little Rock home to Louisiana Tech, Monday, December 17

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