UTSA Roadrunners vs. Arkansas Razorbacks ATS Prediction


The UTSA Roadrunners (3-6) go head-to-head with the Arkansas Razorbacks (6-2) at Verizon Arena. The game begins at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

UTSA Roadrunners vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Odds

Both teams lost a winnable game in their last matchup. The Razorbacks fell to the Texas Longhorns, 73-71, while the Roadrunners were defeated by the St. Edwards Hilltoppers, 77-76.

UTSA had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (33.3 vs. 23.3) while Arkansas had a better effective field goal percentage (0.475 vs. 0.388). Arkansas rallied around Daniel Gafford, who contributed 20 points and 12 rebounds. Giovanni De Nicolao had a solid performance for UTSA, putting up 13 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

Arkansas should be expected to protect the ball well in this contest. Since the 2017-18 season, Arkansas ranks 15th in the NCAA at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 15.5 percent), while UTSA has forced the 60th-fewest turnovers (17.0 percent).

UTSA Roadrunners vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Arkansas, ATS Winner – UTSA, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • UTSA ranks 27th in three pointers attempted per game (27.4) while Arkansas ranks 222nd in three pointers allowed per game (24.8).
  • The Razorbacks rank 66th in assists per game (15.1) while the Roadrunners rank 117th in assists allowed per game (12.9).
  • Arkansas is 23rd in the NCAA with 4.9 steals allowed per game while UTSA is 49th with 5.4 steals allowed per game.
  • The Roadrunners average 39.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 38th in the nation. The Razorbacks rank 205th in rebounds allowed per game (36.6).
  • Arkansas ranks 22nd in blocks per game (4.9) while UTSA ranks 166th (2.6).