Arkansas-Little Rock vs. Georgia Southern - 1/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Georgia Southern Eagles (7-11) at Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (17-2)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 8:15 pm (Jack Stephens Center)
The Line: Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans -16.5 -- Over/Under: 132.5 See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans and the Georgia Southern Eagles face off on Thursday in Sun Belt Conference college basketball action.
The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans are 17-2 this season and they have won seven of their last eight games. UALR is averaging 68.2 points per game and they are shooting 42.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 58.7 points and their opponents are shooting 37.2 percent. Marcus Johnson Jr. Leads the Trojans averaging 12.9 points per game. Josh Hagins is averaging 12.3 points, Jalen Jackson is averaging 9.1 points, and Roger Woods is averaging 7.8points. Arkansas-Little Rock is 7-0 at home and 7-1 in Sun Belt play.
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The Georgia Southern Eagles are 7-11 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Georgia Southern is averaging 74.1 points per game and they are shooting 39.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 80.5 points and their opponents are shooting 46.8 percent. Tookie Brown leads the Golden Eagles averaging 17.6 points per game. Ike Smith is averaging 12.7 points and 5.0 rebounds, Mike Hughes is averaging 12.5 points, and Jake Allsmiller is averaging 7.3 points per game. Georgia Southern is 2-8 on the road and 3-5 in Sun Belt play.
Arkansas-Little Rock is 5-1 against the spread in their last six home games, 9-3 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 0-4 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. Georgia Southern is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 2-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, and 2-6 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
This is a big spread but it should be as I have UALR blowing GSU out of the gym.