Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt - 1/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Vanderbilt Commodores (8-5) at Arkansas Razorbacks (6-7)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks +2.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Vanderbilt Commodores and Arkansas Razorbacks meet Tuesday at the Bud Walton Arena.
The Vanderbilt Commodores look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Vanderbilt Commodores are averaging 79.8 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 64 points on 36.8 percent shooting. Wade Baldwin IV is averaging 14.8 points and 4.2 assists while Damian Jones is averaging 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds. Riley LaChance is dishing 3.1 assists and Jeff Roberson is grabbing 5.1 rebounds. The Vanderbilt Commodores are shooting 40.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. Vanderbilt is allowing 27.4 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 11.4 turnovers per game. The Vanderbilt Commodores have lost six of their last 10 road games.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks need a nice victory here to get back to a .500 record. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 83.5 points on 46.5 percent shooting and allowing 76.9 points on 44 percent shooting. Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.5 points and 10.1 rebounds while Anthlon Bell is averaging 16.1 points and 1.5 assists. Dusty Hannahs is the third double-digit scorer and Jabril Durham is dishing 7.3 assists. The Arkansas Razorbacks are shooting 41.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.9 percent from the free throw line. Arkansas is allowing 37.2 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 14.5 turnovers per game. The Arkansas Razorbacks have won 10 of their last 12 home games.
The Commodores are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 road games and 16-6 ATS in their last 22 games overall. The Razorbacks are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 games following a ATS loss and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Southeastern. The Commodores are 3-8 ATS in the last 11 meetings in Arkansas and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
Vanderbilt is starting to show flaws in its game and is hitting a few hiccups as of late. Arkansas is very good offensively and plays its best ball at home. I'll take the Razorbacks at home along with the free bucket.