Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks host Arkansas State Red Wolves in college basketball action
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks try to run the Arkansas State Red Wolves off the court at Fant-Ewing Coliseum in college hoops action.
The Warhawks are 4-17 so far on the season, and 10-9 ATS vs. the number. The Red Wolves, meanwhile, are 16-9 and 11-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Louisiana-Monroe go 12-5 and the Red Wolves go 11-9 on the totals.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Warhawks as 9-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Warhawks rated this week at No. 338 and the Red Wolves sitting at No. 119. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 73-56 result in favor of the Red Wolves.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Louisiana-Monroe has the nation's No. 306-rated offensive output, at 61.1 PPG. The visiting Red Wolves defense ranks No. 88 allowing on average 62.7 PPG. The Warhawks FG% has averaged 43.2% so far, more than the Red Wolves marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.
Defensively, Arkansas State features the nation's No. 153-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.6 points per game. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, comes in at No. 313 nationally in scoring at home.
Arkansas State won its last outing, an 86-62 result against Arkansas-Little Rock on February 14. They covered in that game as a 10-point favorite. Arkansas State cruised to victory on Thursday, running Arkansas-Little Rock out of the gym and running up an 86-62 score at ASU Convocation Center.
Louisiana-Monroe won its last outing, an 85-73 result against North Texas on February 14. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Amos Olatayo scored 22 points leading the Warhawks to an 85-73 victory over North Texas at Fant-Ewing Coliseum on Thursday.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Troy are 4-5
After playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Western Kentucky are 1-8
After playing North Texas are 1-9
After a win are 0-10
A few Red Wolves at Warhawks trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 9 games when playing Arkansas State
Louisiana-Monroe is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games at home
Arkansas State home to Troy, Saturday, February 23
Louisiana-Monroe at Western Kentucky, Thursday, February 21