Alcorn State Braves vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds
The Alcorn State Braves will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Razorbacks in Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Braves will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Razorbacks are 2-2-1 ATS. Alcorn State is 0-0 against the total, while Arkansas is 2-1 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 168 (Razorbacks) and the No. 187 (Braves) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-65 result in favor of the Razorbacks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Braves rank No. 278 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.4 per game. That compares with Arkansas’s No. 226 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Arkansas is college basketball's No. 216-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Braves rate No. 305 with 4.4 per game.
Defensively, Alcorn State features the nation's No. 134-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.5 points per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Alcorn State, they were a 56-52 loser as they battled Jacksonville State at home. The Braves endured a 56-52 loss at the hands of the Gamecocks on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Anthony Evans at Whitney Complex.
Arkansas was an 80-67 loser in its last match on the road against Michigan. They covered the 15-point spread as underdogs. Arkansas suffered an 80-67 loss against Michigan on Saturday, getting 18 points from Marshawn Powell in a losing effort at Crisler Arena.
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Michigan are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7
A few Braves at Razorbacks trends to consider:
Arkansas is 19-4 SU in its last 23 games at home
Arkansas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Alcorn State at Temple, Monday, December 17
Arkansas home to Robert Morris, Thursday, December 20