Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs Florida International Golden Panthers Odds
The visiting Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Summit Arena against the Florida International Golden Panthers.
This is a conference playoff game in the Sun Belt Tournament. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Summit Arena).
The Trojans will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 15-14 ATS against the number this season, while the Golden Panthers are 12-9-1 ATS. Arkansas-Little Rock is 15-7-1 on the totals; Florida International is 9-12.
The Trojans were listed as 1-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Panthers sit at No. 217 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Trojans sit at No. 194 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Trojans will win this game 69-68.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Trojans rank No. 193 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.2 per game. That compares with Florida International’s No. 275 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Florida International is college basketball's No. 105-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Trojans rate No. 282 with 5.1 per game.
Defensively, Arkansas-Little Rock features the nation's No. 261-rated defense on the road, allowing 73 points per game. Florida International, meanwhile, comes in at No. 112 nationally in scoring at home.
Arkansas-Little Rock was a 78-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Arkansas State. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Arkansas-Little Rock got 24 points from John Gillon en route to a 78-71 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday at Stephens Center.
In their last action, Florida International was a 77-60 loser on the road against Florida Atlantic. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Golden Panthers got 18 points from Malik Smith, but it was Florida Atlantic that prevailed in a 77-60 final on Saturday at FAU Arena.
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Arkansas State are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
Florida International Golden Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Florida Atlantic are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few Trojans at Golden Panthers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Arkansas-Little Rock's last 9 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Florida International is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida International's last 6 games when playing Arkansas-Little Rock
Florida International is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
Florida International is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Arkansas-Little Rock