Arkansas Razorbacks vs. Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks - 12/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (2-2) at Arkansas Razorbacks (4-1)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks will travel to play the Arkansas Razorbacks in a non-conference college basketball game on Thursday night.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 4-1 this season after beating Mount St. Mary’s by a score of 89-76 in their last game. Arkansas scored at least 44 points in both halves and was able to pull away for the win. Daryl Macon led Arkansas with 15 points and 2 assists in their win. Arkansas shot 47.8% on field goals, while shooting 42.1% on three-pointers in this game. Arkansas is averaging 82.6 points per game and giving up 75.2 points per game, while also averaging 38.2 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game. Dusty Hannahs is averaging 17 points and 2.2 rebounds per game, while Jaylen Barford is averaging 12.2 points and 3.2 rebounds per game for the Razorbacks. Arkansas is shooting 46.8% on field goals, 75.4% on free throws, and 40.7% on three-pointers.
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The Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks are 2-2 this season after losing to UL-Monroe by a score of 77-72 in their last contest. Stephen F. Austin trailed by 17 points at halftime but was able to close the gap and make it much closer in the second half. Ivan Canete led the Lumberjacks with 28 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists in their loss. Stephen F. Austin shot 43.1% on field goals, while shooting 42.9% on three-pointers in this game. Stephen F. Austin is averaging 69.3 points per game and giving up 73.5 points per game, while also averaging 34.5 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game. TJ Holyfield is averaging 13.8 points and 7.3 rebounds per game, while Ivan Canete is averaging 13.5 points and 3.8 rebounds per game for Stephen F. Austin. Stephen F. Austin is shooting 43.1% on field goals, 80.4% on free throws, and 35.1% on three-pointers.
Stephen F. Austin is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games following a loss. The over is 5-2 in Stephen F. Austin’s last 7 games. Arkansas is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. The under is 8-1 in the last 9 games for Arkansas.
Arkansas will be on their home court for this game and is coming off of a win, while Stephen F. Austin is coming off of a loss. Arkansas has the edge on offense, while both teams are similar in points against. Arkansas has the rebounding advantage and is the better shooting team. I like Arkansas here.