Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Lehigh Mountain Hawks Betting Prediction

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The Lehigh Mountain Hawks (4-2) will be at home in Stabler Arena when they challenge the Arkansas State Red Wolves (2-4). The game starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Arkansas State Red Wolves at Lehigh Mountain Hawks Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Mountain Hawks lost big to the 12th-ranked Kansas State Wildcats, 77-58, while the Red Wolves were victorious over the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs, 77-69.

Arkansas State played a nearly flawless game. They had an absurd offensive rebounding percentage of 40.0 (above their season average of 26.5) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.571 (above their season average of 0.511). For those same stats, Gardner-Webb had marks of 23.5 and 0.462, respectively. Lehigh, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.446 vs. 0.462). Lehigh received a boost from Jordan Cohen, who contributed 11 points and eight assists. Meanwhile, Ty Cockfield II was a key piece for Arkansas State with 23 points and nine rebounds.

Looking at effective field goal percentage, Lehigh figures to have a significant advantage. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, the Mountain Hawks offense ranks 89th in that metric at 0.531, while the Arkansas State defense ranks 337th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.550).

Arkansas State Red Wolves at Lehigh Mountain Hawks Betting Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Lehigh, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Arkansas State ranks 53rd in three pointers allowed per game (19.9) while Lehigh ranks 318th (27.2).
  • The Red Wolves rank 173rd in blocks per game (3.1) while the Mountain Hawks rank 290th (1.7).
  • Arkansas State averages 6.8 steals per game, which ranks 85th in the nation. Lehigh ranks 194th in steals allowed per game (6.6).
  • The Mountain Hawks rank 130th in assists per game (14.2) while the Red Wolves rank 299th (10.9).
  • Lehigh ranks 117th in rebounds per game (36.5) while Arkansas State ranks 253rd (33.7).