Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt - 3/11/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt - 3/11/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Vanderbilt Commodores (11-20) at Arkansas Razorbacks (19-12)

College Basketball: Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 9:30 pm (Bridgestone Arena)

The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -9.5 -- Over/Under: 151

TV: SEC

The Vanderbilt Commodores and Arkansas Razorbacks meet Wednesday in the college basketball SEC Tournament at the Bridgestone Arena.

The Vanderbilt Commodores need a win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Vanderbilt Commodores are averaging 71.7 points on 42.9 percent shooting and allowing 74.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Aaron Nesmith is averaging 23 points and 4.9 rebounds while Saben Lee is averaging 18.2 points and 4.3 assists. Scotty Pippen Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Clevon Brown is grabbing six rebounds. The Vanderbilt Commodores are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The Vanderbilt Commodores are allowing 34.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game. The Vanderbilt Commodores have lost five of their last six non-home games.

The Arkansas Razorbacks look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 75.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Mason Jones is averaging 22 points and 5.4 rebounds while Isaiah Joe is averaging 16.8 points and 1.8 assists. Jimmy Whitt Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Adrio Bailey is grabbing 4.5 rebounds. The Arkansas Razorbacks are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Arkansas Razorbacks are allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.1 rebounds per game. The Arkansas Razorbacks have lost five straight non-home games.

Will update with trends once they're released.  

The Vanderbilt Commodores have had their issues this season when it comes to winning games, but they are 15-15-1 against the spread and are losing their last five games by an average of just four points, so there's some value here and it's not like they've been getting destroyed. The Arkansas Razorbacks have found ways to win games lately, but they're far from the team they were earlier in the year and aren't a team I trust overall. The Arkansas Razorbacks are also 4-9 against the spread in non-home games this season. I don't love this game, but I'm not laying big chalk with the Razorbacks. It's the Vanderbilt Commodores or pass.

Randy’s Pick Vanderbilt Commodores +9.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.