Arkansas State Red Wolves at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ATS Prediction 01/18/20

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The Arkansas State Red Wolves (12-7, 4-4 SBC) will be at the HTC Center to clash with the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (11-8, 4-4 SBC) in a SBC matchup. The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

Arkansas State Red Wolves at Coastal Carolina Chanticleers ATS Odds

Both teams lost in their last game. The Chanticleers fell to the Little Rock Trojans, 71-55, while the Red Wolves lost a close one to the Appalachian State Mountaineers, 83-80.

Arkansas State held Appalachian State to an offensive rebounding percentage of 18.4 (below their season average of 28.5) while Coastal Carolina forced Little Rock into a turnover percentage of 25.4 (above their season average of 20.2). Coastal Carolina was lifted by Tommy Burton, who finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Melo Eggleston had a solid performance for Arkansas State, contributing 17 points and seven rebounds.

The Chanticleers won the lone contest between these two teams last season, 77-64. Coastal Carolina launched 21 three pointers, making 10 of them (47.6 percent), while Arkansas State was 5-23 (21.7 percent). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

This game should be a showdown of conflicting paces. Coastal Carolina likes to play fast (42nd in possessions per game), while Arkansas State is slower-paced (277th in possessions per game). Additionally, the Red Wolves are among the country’s best at getting to the line, ranking first in free throw attempt (FTA) rate (0.329). The Chanticleers, meanhwile, rank 267th at keeping opponents off the charity stripe with an opponents’ FTA rate of 0.251.

Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Pick

Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Coastal Carolina, ATS Winner – Coastal Carolina, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Arkansas State ranks 31st in three pointers allowed per game (18.2) while Coastal Carolina ranks 262nd (27.3).
  • The Red Wolves average 7.6 steals per game, which ranks 73rd in the country. The Chanticleers rank 164th in steals allowed per game (7.4).
  • Arkansas State ranks first in blocks allowed per game (1.7) while Coastal Carolina ranks 77th (3.2).
  • The Chanticleers rank ninth in rebounds per game (41.7) while the Red Wolves rank 240th (32.8).
  • Arkansas State ranks 86th in assists per game (14.2) while Coastal Carolina ranks 197th in assists allowed per game (14.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Red Wolves have scored an average of 74.4 points per game (4.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 76.6 points per game (6.5 above their season average).
  • The Chanticleers’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 1.6, down from 5.9 for the season.