Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Utah Valley Wolverines - 1/3/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Utah Valley Wolverines (5-8) at Arkansas Razorbacks (10-2)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -24 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Razorbacks hope to keep piling up the wins when the Utah Valley Wolverines visit.
The Utah Valley Wolverines are having trouble finding the bottom of the basket at less then 59 points which is near the bottom of the rankinkings so it's no surprise that the wins haven't been piling up. The Wolverines have managed wins in two of three after knocking off sub divison Bristol university 83-50 on Tuesday. UVU had an easy time of it as they took a 16 point lead after 20 minutes and never looked back. The Bears were held to 33% from the floor while Utah Valley sank half their looks which was the difference on the scoreboard. Mitch Bruneel led all scorers with 20 points and eight rebounds with Donte Williams adding 13 points while Jaden Jackson and Zach Nelson combimed for 17 points.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks are making quite of bit of noise thus far with an impressive 10-2 record that has been built on the nation's number eight offense that is averaging 85 points. The Razorbacks are riding a four game winning streak after outscoring Northwestern State 100-92 on Sunday. Defense was optional with Arkansas sinking half their looks and the Demons hitting at 51% with the Razorbacks making a few more baskets overall to emerge with the win. Michael Qualls was the offensive star with a game high 28 points and seven pulls with Bobby Portis next in line with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Jacorey Williams and Rashad Madden followed with 12 points apiece with ten players seeing the floor and nine finding the scoring column.
The Wolverines are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 road games and are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. Utah Valley are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. win. The Razorbacks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400 and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. Arkansas are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 vs. Western Athletic. This is a huge spread and based strictly on potential Arkansas covers if they choose...