The Evansville Aces and Arkansas State Red Wolves will go head-to-head at Ford Center to get their seasons going. The Over/Under (O/U) for the game opened at 144.5 points with Evansville set as a 4.5-point favorite. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET on Friday, November 10, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.
Arkansas State Red Wolves at Evansville Aces Free Preview
Evansville failed to make the tournament following a 16-17 regular season last season. Arkansas State also failed to make the tournament following a 20-12 regular season.
The aggressive Evansville offense might be getting to the charity stripe a lot in this meeting. Last season, the Aces ranked seventh in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.318, while Arkansas State was among the nation’s most foul-prone squads (giving up a 286th-ranked FTA rate of 0.283).
Last season, the Red Wolves had records of 20-12 straight up (SU) and 16-11 against the spread (ATS). Of Arkansas State’s 27 games with betting action last year, 14 finished under the O/U total.
The Aces had a respectable 16-17 SU record last season, but had a hard time covering the spread (13-16 ATS). Contrary to Arkansas State, Evansville games had a tendency to finish over the O/U total (58.6 percent).
Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Evansville Aces Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Arkansas State, ATS Winner – Arkansas State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Red Wolves rank 219th in steals per game (5.4) while the Aces rank 231st (5.2).
- Arkansas State ranks 127th in rebounds per game (36.4) while Evansville ranks 225th (34.4).
- The Red Wolves rank 272nd in three pointers attempted per game (18.1) while the Aces rank 332nd (10.5).
- Arkansas State ranks 201st in blocks allowed per game (3.9) while Evansville ranks 236th (4.7).