Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Odds
The Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Red Wolves in Arkansas State at ASU Convocation Center on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Red Wolves sport records of 10-7 and 6-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Warhawks have 3-11 and 7-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-6 for the Red Wolves and 6-4 for the Warhawks.
The Red Wolves were listed as 15.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Wolves - Warhawks odds would favor the Red Wolves if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arkansas State is rated No. 149 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Louisiana-Monroe is at No. 324. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 70-55 win for the Red Wolves.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Warhawks rank No. 340 in NCAA Division 1 with 28.7 per game. That compares with Arkansas State’s No. 89 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Arkansas State is college basketball's No. 154-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Warhawks rate No. 212 with 5.9 per game.
Defensively, Louisiana-Monroe features the nation's No. 225-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.2 points per game. Arkansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 140 nationally in scoring at home.
Louisiana-Monroe was a 71-56 loser in their most recent outing on the road against South Alabama. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as underdogs. Louisiana-Monroe got 16 points from Marcelis Hansberry but lost anyway, 71-56, to South Alabama on Thursday at Mitchell Center.
Arkansas State lost its last outing, a 61-56 result against Louisiana-Lafayette on January 12. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point favorite. Arkansas State got 15 points from Trey Finn but lost anyway, 61-56, to Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday at Cajundome.
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Troy are 4-4
After playing South Alabama are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Troy are 3-5
After playing Louisiana-Lafayette are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Warhawks at Red Wolves trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games when playing on the road against Arkansas State
Louisiana-Monroe is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Louisiana-Monroe is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Arkansas State
Arkansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Louisiana-Monroe
Arkansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Louisiana-Monroe
Arkansas State is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arkansas State's last 6 games when playing at home against Louisiana-Monroe
Louisiana-Monroe home to Troy, Saturday, January 26
Arkansas State at Troy, Thursday, January 24