The Missouri State Bears welcome the Little Rock Trojans to JQH Arena to open their seasons. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
Little Rock Trojans vs. Missouri State Bears Betting Odds
Neither team made the tournament last season. Little Rock went 9-20 in the regular season while Missouri State finished 16-13.
The aggressive Missouri State offense might be getting to the foul line a lot in this contest. The Bears ranked 94th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.253, while Little Rock ranked 309th in FTA rate allowed (0.273) in the 2018-19 season. This game should be a matchup of conflicting tempos. The up-tempo Trojans ranked 40th in possessions per game, while the more methodical Bears ranked 321st.
Little Rock Trojans at Missouri State Bears Betting Pick
Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Missouri State, ATS Winner – Missouri State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Missouri State ranks 22nd in three pointers allowed per game (19.1) while Little Rock ranks 280th (25.4).
- The Trojans rank 31st in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Bears rank 88th (3.0).
- The Trojans rank 90th in assists per game (14.3) while the Bears rank 272nd (11.1).
- Missouri State ranks 27th in rebounds allowed per game (31.7) while Little Rock ranks 132nd (34.5).