Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Troy Trojans - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Troy Trojans (6-16) at Arkansas State Red Wolves (11-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Convocation Center)
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The Troy Trojans will travel to play the Arkansas State Red Wolves in a Sun Belt game on Saturday.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 11-11 (7-4) and are coming off of a win against South Alabama by a score of 79-73. Arkansas State has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 3rd in the Sun Belt standings. Arkansas State defeated Troy in these two teams first meeting by a score of 84-81. Arkansas State is averaging 75.4 points per game while giving up 74.7 points per game. Arkansas State is also averaging 41.1 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Devin Carter is averaging 17.6 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game for Arkansas State. Anthony Livingston is averaging 15.5 points per game and 9.1 rebounds per game for the Red Wolves. Arkansas State is shooting 73.3% on free throws, 31.7% on three-pointers, and 42.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Troy Trojans are 6-16 (1-10) and are coming off of a loss to Arkansas-Little Rock by a score of 72-49. Troy has lost 5 games in a row and is currently last in the Sun Belt standings. Troy’s one conference win came against Texas State by 9 points. Troy is averaging 72.2 points per game while giving up 76.8 points per game. Troy is also averaging 36.2 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per game. Wesley Person is averaging 16.5 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for Troy. Jordan Varnado is averaging 14.6 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per game for the Trojans. Troy is shooting 65.7% on free throws, 32.7% on three-pointers, and 42.5% on all field goal attempts.
Troy is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games. Troy is 2-6-2 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games. The under is 4-0 in Troy’s last 4 games. Arkansas State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games. Arkansas State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The over is 4-1 in Arkansas State’s last 5 home games. The over is 5-1 in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Troy has really struggled in conference play and will have their hands full on the road here. Arkansas State has a much better conference record and has a huge advantage in rebounding. Arkansas State should win this game easily.