Arkansas State Red Wolves visit Florida Atlantic Owls in college basketball clash
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Florida Atlantic Owls try to run the Arkansas State Red Wolves off the court at FAU Arena in college hoops action.
The Red Wolves will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 0-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Owls are 0-3 ATS. Arkansas State is 0-1 against the total, while Florida Atlantic is 1-1 versus the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Owls as 2.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Owls sit at No. 256 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Red Wolves sit at No. 162 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Red Wolves will win this game 74-59.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida Atlantic's No. 297-ranked offense, averaging 60.2 PPG, against a Red Wolves defense that ranks No. 180 at 66.5 PPG. The Owls field goal percentage has averaged 35.8% so far, less than the Red Wolves marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Arkansas State owns the country's No. 248-rated mark, allowing 74.8 points per game on the highway. Florida Atlantic, on the other hand, rates No. 293 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Arkansas State, they were an 80-61 loser as they battled Florida International on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. Arkansas State got 13 points from Ed Townsel but lost anyway, 80-61, to Florida International on Thursday at U.S. Century Bank Arena.
Florida Atlantic was a 77-66 loser in its last match at home against South Alabama. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Greg Gantt scored 29 points for Florida Atlantic on Thursday, but the Jaguars managed a 77-66 victory over the Owls at FAU Arena.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing St. Bonaventure are 1-0
After playing Florida International are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Stetson are 5-5
After playing South Alabama are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Red Wolves at Owls trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games when playing Arkansas State
Florida Atlantic is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Arkansas State
Florida Atlantic is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Arkansas State
Florida Atlantic is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Arkansas State home to St. Bonaventure, Saturday, December 8
Florida Atlantic at Stetson, Thursday, December 6