Arkansas State vs. Appalachian State - 1/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Appalachian State Mountaineers (3-13) at Arkansas State Red Wolves (8-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Convocation Center)
The Line: Arkansas State Red Wolves -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas State Red Wolves and the Appalachian State Mountaineers face off on Saturday in Sun Belt Conference college basketball action.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 8-7 this season and they have won their last five games. Arkansas State is averaging 74.8 points per game and they are shooting 41.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.5 points and their opponents are shooting 39.4 percent. Devin Carter leads ASU averaging 15.7 points per game. Anthony Livingston is averaging 14.1 points and 8.7 rebounds, Donte Thomas is averaging 14.1 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 6.1 assists, and Sean Gardener is averaging 10 points. Arkansas State is 6-1 at home and 4-0 in Sun Belt Conference play.
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The Appalachian State Mountaineers are 3-13 this season and they have lost 10 of their last 11 games. Appalachian State is averaging 66.6 points and they are shooting 39.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 76.2 points and their opponents are shooting 45.9 percent. Frank Eaves leads the Mountaineers averaging 19.6 points per game. Ronshad Shabazz is averaging 9.1 points, Chris Burgess is averaging 8.0 points, and Griffin Kinney is averaging 5.7 points. Appalachian State is 0-7 o the road this season.
Arkansas State is 4-0 against the spread against the Sun Belt, 6-14 against the spread in their last 20 home games, and 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games against a winning percentage below .400. Appalachian State is 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 road games, 4-9-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 1-5 against the spread following a game that they lost by more than 20 points.
Appalachian State is one of the worst teams in the nation and they get drilled here.