The Arkansas State Red Wolves and UL Monroe Warhawks meet Friday in college basketball action at the Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves Betting Preview
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are averaging 65.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 68 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Omar El-Sheikh is averaging 11.4 points and 9.6 rebounds, while Caleb Fields is averaging 11.4 points and 4.6 assists. Terrance Ford Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Markise Davis is dishing 1 assist. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are allowing 36.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game.
The UL Monroe Warhawks Betting Preview
The UL Monroe Warhawks are averaging 68 points on 41.2 percent shooting and allowing 70.2 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Tyreke Locure is averaging 14.2 points and 4.2 rebounds, while Jamari Blackmon is averaging 13.1 points and 3.2 rebounds. Nika Metskhvarishvili is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Thomas Howell is grabbing 7.8 rebounds. The UL Monroe Warhawks are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The UL Monroe Warhawks are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.8 rebounds per game.
Arkansas State vs Monroe Trends
The Red Wolves are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 road games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Warhawks are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games. The under is 11-3 in Red Wolves last 14 road games. The over is 5-2 in Warhawks last 7 overall. The road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
These are two below average teams, and neither side is playing well right now. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are getting the benefit of the doubt because they're at home, but they're losing their last 5 games by an average of 14.6 points. I'm not laying points with either of these teams. Give me the points.