NCAA hoops odds preview - Longwood vs. Arkansas
Longwood Lancers vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Arkansas vs Longwood battle Sunday at Bud Walton Arena as the Razorbacks look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Razorbacks are 1-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Lancers are 0-2 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Arkansas boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Longwood is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 298-rated Longwood taking on the No. 166-rated Razorbacks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 74-46 win for the Razorbacks on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Lancers is ranked No. 255 in NCAA hoops at 33 per game. Contrast that with Arkansas’s No. 345 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Arkansas is the No. 328-ranked team in the country at 3 per game, while Longwood rates No. 328 at 3 per game.
Defensively, Longwood features the nation's No. 295-rated defense on the road, allowing 81 points per game. Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 178 nationally in scoring at home.
Longwood was a 78-66 loser in its last match at home against Norfolk State. Longwood got 17 points from Michael Kessens but lost anyway, 78-66, to Norfolk State on Thursday at Willet Hall.
Arkansas was a 73-68 winner in its last match at home against Sam Houston State. Coty Clarke scored 20 points leading the Razorbacks to a 73-68 victory over Sam Houston State at Bud Walton Arena on Friday.
Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Florida A&M are 2-0
After playing Sam Houston State are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Lancers at Razorbacks trends to consider:
Arkansas is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
Arkansas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Longwood at Creighton, Tuesday, November 20
Arkansas home to Florida A&M, Tuesday, November 20