Arkansas vs. Tennessee Tech - 12/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (7-2) at Arkansas Razorbacks (4-4)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and Arkansas Razorbacks meet Saturday night at the Bud Walton Arena.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles look to stay hot after winning their last six games. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are averaging 78.4 points on 39.7 percent shooting and allowing 73.3 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Torrance Rowe is averaging 17.6 points and 4.4 assists while Ryan Martin is averaging 14.1 points and 8.4 rebounds. Aleksa Jugovic is the third double-digit scorer and Anthony Morse is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 78.7 percent from the free throw line. Tennessee Tech is forcing 13.1 turnovers per game and is allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have lost 10 of their last 11 road games.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks look for a nice home victory to get a game above a .500 record. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 86.1 points on 46.9 percent shooting and allowing 78.1 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Dusty Hannahs is averaging 18.3 points and 1.4 assists while Anthlon Bell is averaging 16.4 points and 2.3 rebounds. Moses Kingsley is the third double-digit scorer and Manuale Watkins is dishing 2.9 assists. The Arkansas Razorbacks are shooting 42.7 percent from beyond the arc and 74.8 percent from the free throw line. Arkansas is forcing 15.5 turnovers per game and is allowing 37.7 percent shooting from downtown. The Arkansas Razorbacks have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Golden Eagles are 3-8-1 ATS in their last 12 non-conference games and 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Razorbacks are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Ohio Valley and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Arkansas isn't playing defense very much out of the gate and already has a bad home loss on its resume. Tennessee Tech is a confident bunch that has won six straight and may have the best player in Rowe. I'll take the Golden Eagles and the points.