Arkansas State Red Wolves take on Hilltoppers in NCAA basketball test
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Odds
The Western Kentucky Hilltoppers host Arkansas State on Saturday, looking to build on their 13-11 mark against the 14-9 Red Wolves in college hoops action at EA Diddle Arena.
The Hilltoppers sport records of 13-11 and 11-12 ATS heading into this battle, while the Red Wolves have 14-9 and 9-11 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-13-1 for the Hilltoppers and 10-8 for the Red Wolves.
Bettors looking to go with the Hilltoppers in this one found them listed as 1.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Red Wolves was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 130 (Hilltoppers) and the No. 127 (Red Wolves) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-67 result in favor of the Red Wolves has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Red Wolves rank No. 83 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with Western Kentucky’s No. 72 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Western Kentucky is college basketball's No. 171-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Red Wolves rate No. 165 with 6.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas State owns the country's No. 195-rated mark, allowing 70.6 points per game on the highway. Western Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 209 in scoring at home.
Arkansas State lost its last outing, a 73-60 result against Middle Tennessee on February 7. They failed to cover in that game as a 10.5-point underdog. Arkansas State got 15 points from Cameron Golden but lost anyway, 73-60, to Middle Tennessee on Thursday at Murphy Center.
Western Kentucky was a 70-59 winner in its last match on the road against North Texas. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Western Kentucky earned a 70-59 victory over North Texas on Thursday, getting 14 points from George Fant at The Super Pit.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 5-5
After playing Middle Tennessee are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Florida Atlantic are 5-5
After playing North Texas are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Red Wolves at Hilltoppers trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Arkansas State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Arkansas State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Arkansas State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Western Kentucky's last 7 games
Western Kentucky is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games when playing Arkansas State
Arkansas State home to Arkansas-Little Rock, Thursday, February 14
Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic, Thursday, February 14