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Florida Atlantic Owls host Arkansas State Red Wolves in college basketball action

Arkansas State Red WolvesFlorida Atlantic Owls
March 3, 7:15 PM | Hot Springs Convention Center

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Florida Atlantic Owls Odds

12-19TEAM RECORD11-18

Hot Springs Convention Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Florida Atlantic Owls and the visiting Arkansas State Red Wolves in college hoops action on Saturday.

It's a game in the Sun Belt Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Hot Springs Convention Center.

Florida Atlantic battles the Red Wolves, currently sitting with a 12-19 mark (11-15 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 13-14 for the Owls and 13-12-1 for the Red Wolves.

View Arkansas State vs Florida Atlantic Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Owls are listed as 1.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Owls, most recently No. 211 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Red Wolves, who rate No. 259 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-64 victory for the Owls.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Florida Atlantic's No. 212-ranked offense, averaging 66.3 PPG, against a Red Wolves defense that ranks No. 145 at 66 PPG. The Owls field goal percentage has averaged 41.5% so far, less than the Red Wolves marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.2% per game.

Defensively, Arkansas State features the nation's No. 116-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, comes in at No. 130 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Arkansas State, they were a 62-60 loser as they battled Arkansas-Little Rock on the road. They covered in the match as a 4-point underdog. Arkansas State suffered a 62-60 loss against Arkansas-Little Rock on Saturday, getting 18 points from Marcus Hooten in a losing effort at Stephens Center.

Florida Atlantic lost its last outing, an 83-82 result against Troy on February 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 11-point favorite. Florida Atlantic got 28 points from Greg Gantt on the way to an 83-82 loss against Troy on Saturday at FAU Arena.

Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Florida Atlantic Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Troy are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Wolves at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Florida Atlantic's last 7 games
Florida Atlantic is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Arkansas State
Florida Atlantic is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Arkansas State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida Atlantic's last 5 games when playing Arkansas State

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