Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs. Northern Arizona Lumberjacks - 12/20/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (2-7) at Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (9-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Jack Stephens Center)
The Line: Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans -16 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans look to stay perfect when the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks visit.
The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks lost some significant talent from last season and it has hurt them in the win column. The Lumberjacks are having issues at both ends of the floor and we saw that in a 92-37 loss to Arizona for loss number four in a row. This was a 16 point game at the half with the Wildcats connecting at nearly 58% while NAU was held to 21% from the floor which was game over. Kris Yanku was the Lumberjacks lone double digit scorer with 12 points on 5-14 from the floor while Jaleni Neely and Felix Rivera-Vega combining for 15 points but offensive options were hard to find.
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The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans have been able to score when needed and gotten stops when needed which is why they are an impressive 10-0. The Trojans come off a 77-54 rout of Central Arkansas. UALR jumped to a 22 point lead after 20 minutes and then traded baskets the rest of the way. The Bears were limited to 40% from the field and committed 15 turnovers to help the 45% shooting Trojans to ten more looks at the basket and seven more field goals. Marcus Johnson Jr. led the UALR attack with 16 points with Jalen Jackson next in line with 14 points. Josh Hagins followed with 13 points and five helpers while Maurius Hill added eleven points and nine rebounds.
Northern Arizona are 15-5-2 ATS in their last 22 Sunday games and the under is 56-24 in their last 80 non-conference games. The under is 20-7 in Arkansas-Little Rock last 27 non-conference games and UALR are 8-20 ATS in their last 28 Sunday games. Big chalk here and hopefully the Trojans stay on a roll…