Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Appalachian State Mountaineers (3-12) at Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (14-1)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:15 pm (Jack Stephens Center)
The Line: Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans -19 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Little Rock Trojans will host the Appalachian State Mountaineers this Thursday.
The Arkansas Little Rock Trojans come into this game with a 14-1 record and are currently 1st in the Sun Belt Conference. The Trojans have won their past 4 games in a row and will try to make it 5 with a win against Appalachian State. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Trojans has been Marcus Johnson who is averaging 14.2 points per game and 2.4 rebounds. Josh Hagins is second on the team scoring 11.5 points per game and 4.7 assists.
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers come into this game with a 3-12 record and are currently 10th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Mountaineers are coming off of a 76-56 win over Texas State. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Mountaineers has been Frank Evans who is averaging 20.2 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Ronshad Shabazz is second on the team scoring 9.3 points per game and 3.3 rebounds.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 2-6 against the spread in their last 8 Thursday games. The Mountaineers are 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The Trojans are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 home games. Arkansas Little Rock is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers have been dreaful this season and now they face the best team in their Conference. Arkansas Little Rock has been on fire lately and i dont think its stopping here. Im taking the Trojans to cover this big spread at home.