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Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans home to Western Kentucky Hilltoppers in NCAA Basketball betting action

Western Kentucky HilltoppersArkansas-Little Rock Trojans
15-7February 08, 2014, 06:00 | Stephens Center12-11

Stephens Center will host Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Hilltoppers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 9-10-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Trojans are 8-9-1 ATS. Western Kentucky is 10-8-1 against the total, while Arkansas-Little Rock is 4-12-1 versus the number.

View Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Hilltoppers were listed as 0-point earlier in the day at Bovada.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 273-ranked Trojans and the No. 85-rated Hilltoppers in this matchup.

Western Kentucky won its last outing, a 68-64 result against Texas State on February 1. They failed to cover in that game as an 8.5-point favorite. Western Kentucky got 21 points from George Fant en route to a 68-64 victory over Texas State on Saturday at EA Diddle Arena.

In their last action, Arkansas-Little Rock was a 68-57 loser at home against Georgia State. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Arkansas-Little Rock suffered a 68-57 loss against Georgia State on Thursday, getting 14 points from James White in a losing effort at Stephens Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hilltoppers rank No. 84 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.73 per game. That compares with Arkansas-Little Rock’s No. 115 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Arkansas-Little Rock is college basketball's No. 228-ranked team at 4.78 per game, while the Hilltoppers rate No. 57 with 7.41 per game.

A few Hilltoppers at Trojans trends to consider:
Western Kentucky is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Western Kentucky is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Western Kentucky's last 6 games at home
Western Kentucky is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Arkansas-Little Rock
Arkansas-Little Rock is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Arkansas-Little Rock is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Western Kentucky

Next up:
Western Kentucky home to Arkansas State, Monday, February 10th
Arkansas-Little Rock at Louisiana-Lafayette, Thursday, February 13th