Texas State vs. Arkansas State - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas State Red Wolves (11-15) at Texas State Bobcats (12-14)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 5:30 pm (Strahan Coliseum)
The Line: Texas State Bobcats -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas State Bobcats and the Arkansas State Red Wolves face off on Saturday at Strahan Coliseum in Sun Belt college basketball action.
The Texas State Bobcats are 11-14 this season but they have lost nine of their last 11 games. Texas State is averaging 61.6 points and they are shooting 40.3 percent while defensively they allow 59.8 points and their opponents shoot 41.4 percent. Emani Gant leads the Bobcats averaging 13.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. Cameron Naylor is averaging 8.3 points and 5.0 rebounds, Ethan Montalvo is averaging .6 points, and D.J. Brown is averaging 7.6 points. Texas State is 7-6 at home and 5-11 in the Sun Belt.
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 10-15 this season and they have won their last two games. Arkansas State is averaging 63.8 points and they are shooting 40.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.1 percent. Anthony Livingston leads the Red Wolves averaging 15.5 points and 9.9 rebounds per game. Cameron Golden is averaging 14 points, Sean Gardener is averaging 12 points, and Nouhoum Bocoum is averaging 6.3 points. Arkansas State is 6-8 on the road and 5-11 in the Sun Belt.
Texas State is 10-25-1 against the spread in their last 26 home games, 1-9-1 against the spread against the Sun Belt, and 6-19-2 against the spread in their last 27 games. Arkansas State is 2-5 against the spread in their last seven games, 6-19-1 against the spread against the Sun Belt, and 1-4-1 against the spread following a win.
We have two bad teams so having five points in our back pocket is a good place to be in a game that neither team looks like they have what it takes to dominate.