Louisiana-Monroe vs Arkansas State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21

Louisiana-Monroe vs Arkansas State College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/2/21 Photo by Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports

Arkansas State Red Wolves (3-5) at Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (3-5)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 5:00 pm (Fant-Ewing Coliseum)

The Line: Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks -2.5 -- Over/Under: 135.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Arkansas State Red Wolves and UL Monroe Warhawks meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum.

The Arkansas State Red Wolves look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are averaging 75.9 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 66.4 points on 39.6 percent shooting. Norchad Omier is averaging 13.8 points and 11.5 rebounds while Caleb Fields is averaging 12.7 points and 2.6 assists. Marquis Eaton is the third double-digit scorer and Keyon Wesley is dishing 0.7 assists. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are shooting 38.7 percent from beyond the arc and 63.9 percent from the free throw line. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are allowing 26 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.9 rebounds per game.

The UL Monroe Warhawks could use a win here after losing three of their last four games. The UL Monroe Warhawks are averaging 63.6 points on 39.5 percent shooting and allowing 69.3 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Russell Harrison is averaging 13 points and two assists while Koreem Ozier is averaging 11.1 points and 4.7 rebounds. Marco Morency is dishing 1.1 assists and Thomas Howell is grabbing 4.3 rebounds. The UL Monroe Warhawks are shooting 33.1 percent from beyond the arc and 64.5 percent from the free throw line. The UL Monroe Warhawks are allowing 36.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.

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The Red Wolves are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Warhawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 4-0 in Red Wolves last 4 road games. The under is 4-1 in Warhawks last 5 overall.

Both of these teams have been hit or miss this season, but the UL Monroe Warhawks just beat the Arkansas State Red Wolves last night comfortably while shooting 48 percent from the field and making 12 threes. If that continues, it's another win for the Warhawks. I'll lay the bucket with the home team in back to back wins.

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Randy’s Pick Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks -2.5

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