Arkansas State vs. Texas-Arlington - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-Arlington Mavericks (18-9) at Arkansas State Red Wolves (11-17)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 8:05 pm (Convocation Center)
The Line: Arkansas State Red Wolves +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UT-Arlington Mavericks and Arkansas State Red Wolves meet Saturday at the ASU Convocation Center.
The UT-Arlington Mavericks look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The UT-Arlington Mavericks are averaging 78.8 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.5 points on 40.5 percent shooting. Erick Neal is averaging 13.5 points and 5.8 assists while Jalen Jones is averaging 12.6 points and 4.3 rebounds. Kaelon Wilson is grabbing 4.4 rebounds and Drew Charles is dishing 1.7 assists. The UT-Arlington Mavericks are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69.9 percent from the free throw line. The Mavericks are allowing 33.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39.5 rebounds per game. The UT-Arlington Mavericks have lost five of their last seven road games.
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves need a win in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are averaging 71.9 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allowing 76.8 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Devin Carter is averaging 17.1 points and two assists while Anthony Livingston is averaging 15.9 points and nine rebounds. Donte Thomas is dishing 5.7 assists and Sean Gardner is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 74.1 percent from the free throw line. The Red Wolves are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The Arkansas State Red Wolves have split their last eight home games.
The Mavericks are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Red Wolves are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
Arkansas State is just in bad form right now and has already been beaten up by the Mavericks once this season. Look for the road team to win here by double digits.