Arkansas Razorbacks vs Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Betting Matchup Report

Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Arkansas Razorbacks
5-8 December 19, 2013, 08:00 | Bud Walton Arena 7-2



College hoops betting interest focuses on the Arkansas vs Tennessee-Martin battle Thursday at Bud Walton Arena as the Razorbacks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

This season, the Razorbacks are 7-2 overall and 4-3 ATS, while the Skyhawks are 5-8 and 2-4 ATS. As for the totals, Arkansas boasts a 6-1 on the OU, and Tennessee-Martin is 2-3.

View Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Razorbacks as -22.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Razorbacks rated this week at No. 70 and the Skyhawks sitting at No. 302.

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Tennessee-Martin was a 73-70 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Presbyterian. The Skyhawks grabbed a 73-70 win over the Blue Hose on Monday, behind a 20-point effort from Mike Liabo at Furman Pinson Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arkansas's No. 17-ranked scoring average of 85.11 PPG, against a Skyhawks defense rated No. 238 and allowing 77.85 PPG. The Razorbacks FG% has averaged 47.68% to date this season, more than the Skyhawks shooters have managed so far (40.63% per game).

A few Skyhawks at Razorbacks trends to consider:
Tennessee-Martin is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tennessee-Martin is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
Tennessee-Martin is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Arkansas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Arkansas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home


Next up:
Tennessee-Martin home to Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, December 21st
Arkansas at South Alabama, Saturday, December 21st
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