Texas State vs. Arkansas-Little Rock - 1/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (15-2) at Texas State Bobcats (8-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Strahan Coliseum)
The Line: Texas State Bobcats +6 -- Over/Under: 113 See the Latest Odds
The Texas State Bobcats and the Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans face off on Thursday in Sun Belt Conference college basketball action.
The Texas State Bobcats are 8-6 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Texas State is averaging 63.9 points per game and they are shooting 41.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.6 percent. Emani Gant leads the Bobcats averaging 13.8 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Kavin Gilder-Tilbury is averaging 12.4 points, Ethan Montalvo is averaging 9.9 points, and Cameron Naylor is averaging 8.4 points. Texas State is 5-1 at home and 2-3 in Sun Belt play.
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The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans are 15-2 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Arkansas State that ended a five game winning streak. UALR is averaging 67.7 points per game and they are shooting 42 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 57.5 points and their opponents are shooting 37.4 percent. Marcus Johnson Jr. leads the Trojans averaging 13.5 points per game. Josh Hagins is averaging 11.5 points, Jalen Jackson is averaging 9.5 points, and Roger Woods is averaging 8.2 points. Arkansas-Little Rock is 7-2 on the road and 5-1 in Sun Belt play.
Texas State is 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-14-1 against the spread against the Sun Belt, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four home games following three or more road games. Arkansas-Little Rock is 5-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games, and 20-8-1 against the spread following a loss. Arkansas-Little Rock has covered the point spread in their last four games against Texas State.
UALR struggled last time out and I expect them to be all business here.