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Tennessee State vs Arkansas-Little Rock 12/31/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (5-9) vs. Tennessee State Tigers (8-6)
December 31, 2022 4:30 pm EDT
The Line: Tennessee State Tigers -5.5 / Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans +5.5; Over/Under: +154
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The Little Rock Trojans and Tennessee State Tigers meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Gentry Center. The Little Rock Trojans look for their sixth win. The Tennessee State Tigers look for their ninth win. 

The Little Rock Trojans are averaging 73.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting and allowing 78.4 points on 46.4 percent shooting. Myron Gardner is averaging 14 points and 9.6 rebounds, while DJ Smith is averaging 11.4 points and 2.6 rebounds. DeAntoni Gordon is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Jefferson is grabbing 1.8 rebounds. The Little Rock Trojans are shooting 31.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The Little Rock Trojans are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.6 rebounds per game.

The Tennessee State Tigers are averaging 79.9 points on 46.3 percent shooting and allowing 74.6 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Jr. Clay is averaging 16.5 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. is averaging 14.4 points and 3.5 rebounds. Christian Brown is the third double-digit scorer and Zion Griffin is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Tennessee State Tigers are shooting 33.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.7 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee State Tigers are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game.

The Trojans are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Tigers are 11-4 ATS in their last 15 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 7-3 in Trojans last 10 overall. The over is 4-0 in Tigers last 4 overall.

The Tennessee State Tigers have easily been the better team all season long, and they’ll have the edge at home. The Little Rock Trojans lose on the road by an average of 14.7 points, while Tennessee State wins at home by an average of 13.7 points. Little Rock also loses in the underdog role by an average of 11.8 points. I’ll lay the small number with the Tigers.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Tennessee State Tigers -5.5

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