Little Rock Trojans vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves ATS Odds

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The Little Rock Trojans (5-21, 2-11 SBC), who are currently on an eight-game skid, will try to get back in the win column when they visit Convocation Center to go head-to-head with the Arkansas State Red Wolves (9-17, 4-9 SBC). The Over/Under (O/U) for the game opened at 142.5 points with Arkansas State set as a 5-point favorite. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 17, 2018, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.,

Little Rock Trojans at Arkansas State Red Wolves ATS Preview

The last time the Trojans played, they got blown out by the Troy Trojans, 82-64. With 17 points on 3-for-12 shooting, Jaizec Lottie led Little Rock in scoring. Troy had an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.6 (above their season average of 27.9). Little Rock, meanwhile, did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (17-23; 73.9 percent)., The Red Wolves are hoping for a better outcome after their 87-67 loss to the South Alabama Jaguars in their last game. Tamas Bruce was Arkansas State’s leading scorer with 13 points on 6-for-11 shooting. South Alabama was lights out from beyond the arc (10-25; 40.0 percent). Arkansas State, on the other hand, did a terrific job of getting to and converting from the free throw line (21-28; 75.0 percent)., This has potential to be a sloppy game for the offense of Arkansas State. Arkansas State ranks 196th in the nation in ball protection (turnover percentage of 19.0 percent), while the gambling defense of Little Rock forces the 72nd-most turnovers in the NCAA (21.0 percent). These teams have already met once this season. The Red Wolves won 70-62. The Red Wolves dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a fantastic effective field goal percentage of 0.649 and a free throw rate of 0.191. For those same stats, the Trojans were 0.482 and 0.164, respectively. Grantham Gillard recorded a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds.,

Little Rock Trojans vs. Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Prediction

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Arkansas State, ATS Winner – Little Rock, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Red Wolves rank 215th in rebounds per game (33.8) while the Trojans rank 228th (33.5).,
  • Arkansas State averages 22.2 three pointers per game, which ranks 138th in the NCAA. Little Rock ranks 207th in three pointers allowed per game (23.1).,
  • The Trojans rank 208th in assists per game (12.4) while the Red Wolves rank 264th (10.5).,
  • Little Rock ranks 34th in steals allowed per game (5.2) while Arkansas State ranks 66th (5.6).,

Betting Trends:

  • The Red Wolves average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 6.0, up from 4.5 for the season.,
  • During their last five games, the Trojans have scored an average of 58.8 points per game (4.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 75.0 points per game (4.7 above their season average).