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Nov 25, 3:05 PM | ASU Convocation Center

Lamar Cardinals vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Odds

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ASU Convocation Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Arkansas State Red Wolves and the visiting Lamar Cardinals in college hoops action on Sunday.

Supporters of the Cardinals have watched them go 1-4 and 1-3 ATS on the year, while the Red Wolves are at 3-1 and 0-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Red Wolves are 0-0, while the Cardinals have a 0-0 mark.

View Lamar vs Arkansas State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 233-rated Red Wolves and the No. 24-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 73-53 result in favor of the Red Wolves.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Arkansas State's No. 123-ranked scoring average of 71.8 PPG, against a Cardinals defense rated No. 298 and allowing 73.6 PPG. The Red Wolves FG% has averaged 43.5% to date this season, more than the Cardinals shooters have managed so far (40.3% per game).

Defensively, Lamar features the nation's No. 228-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Arkansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 127 nationally in scoring at home.

Lamar won its last outing, an 86-82 result against IUPUI on November 20. They covered in that game as a 6-point underdog. Donley Minor scored 22 points leading the Cardinals to an 86-82 victory over IUPUI at John Paul Jones Arena on Tuesday.

Arkansas State won its last outing, a 73-72 result against Central Arkansas on November 21. Raeford Worsham scored 18 points leading the Red Wolves to a 73-72 victory over Central Arkansas at Farris Center on Wednesday.

Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Florida International are 5-5
After playing Central Arkansas are 1-0
After a win are 4-6

A few Cardinals at Red Wolves trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arkansas State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Arkansas State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Lamar
Arkansas State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Lamar

Next up:
Lamar at Alabama, Tuesday, November 27
Arkansas State at Florida International, Thursday, November 29

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