Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Betting Matchup Report
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Odds
The Arkansas State Red Wolves host Arkansas-Little Rock on Thursday, looking to build on their 15-9 mark against the 15-10 Trojans in college hoops action at ASU Convocation Center.
The Red Wolves are 15-9 so far on the season, and 10-11 ATS vs. the number. The Trojans, meanwhile, are 15-10 and 12-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Arkansas State go 10-9 and the Trojans go 11-5-1 on the totals.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Trojans were listed as 8.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 169-rated Arkansas-Little Rock taking on the No. 119-rated Red Wolves in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 72-68 win for the Red Wolves on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Trojans is ranked No. 191 in NCAA hoops at 34.4 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas State’s No. 77 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas State is the No. 146-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Arkansas-Little Rock rates No. 265 at 5.2 per game.
Defensively, Arkansas-Little Rock features the nation's No. 243-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.5 points per game. Arkansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 150 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Arkansas-Little Rock was a 70-60 winner on the road against Louisiana-Monroe. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. The Trojans grabbed a 70-60 win over the Warhawks on Thursday, behind a 14-point effort from Josh Hagins at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
Arkansas State was a 67-49 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Western Kentucky. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Red Wolves got 23 points from Trey Finn as Arkansas State ran past Western Kentucky 67-49 on Saturday at EA Diddle Arena.
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Middle Tennessee are 5-5
After playing Louisiana-Monroe are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Louisiana-Monroe are 1-9
After playing Western Kentucky are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Trojans at Red Wolves trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 6 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Arkansas State
Arkansas-Little Rock is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Arkansas State is 15-2 SU in its last 17 games at home
Arkansas State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arkansas State's last 7 games when playing Arkansas-Little Rock
Arkansas State is 11-4-1 ATS in its last 16 games when playing Arkansas-Little Rock
Arkansas-Little Rock home to Middle Tennessee, Saturday, February 16
Arkansas State at Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, February 16