Arkansas vs. Evansville - 12/8/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Evansville Purple Aces (7-1) at Arkansas Razorbacks (3-4)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -1 -- Over/Under: 158.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Arkansas Razorbacks and the Evansville Purple Aces face off on Tuesday in college basketball action.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-4 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Arkansas is averaging 85.7 points and they are shooting 46.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 78.4 points and their opponents are shooting 45.5 percent. Dusty Hanahs leads the Razorbacks averaging 17.8 points per game. Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.4 points and 9.7 rebounds, Anthlon Bell is averaging 15.7 points, and Jimmy Whitt is averaging 10.3 points. Arkansas looks to be in rebuilding mode after losing a lot of their top tier talent on last year’s team.
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The Evansville Aces are 7-1 this season and they have won their last four games in a row. Evansville is averaging 79.8 points and they are shooting 53.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 67 points and their opponents are shooting 41.2 percent. D.J. Balentine leads the Aces averaging 22.3 points per game. Egidiju Mockevicius is averaging 17.5 points and 13.5 rebounds, Mislav Brzoja is averaging 10.3 points, and Jaylon Brown is averaging 9.3 points. Evansville’s lone loss was to a ranked Providence team.
Arkansas is 5-0 against the spread against the Missouri Valley Conference, 1-5 against the spread in their last six non-conference games, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven games overall. Evansville is 5-1 against the spread in their last six road games, 18-7-1 against the spread in their last 26 road games against a team with a winning home record, and 1-5-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
Evansville is the better team so getting points with them makes this pick pretty easy.