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Arkansas State vs. Arkansas-Little Rock - 2/23/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Arkansas-Little Rock at Arkansas State
Date & Time Saturday February 23, 2019, 8:00 PM (EST)
Location
First National Bank Arena
Jonesboro, AR
The Line
Arkansas State -1.5 / over-under: 149
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NCAA BB | Arkansas-Little Rock at Arkansas State
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves host the UALR Trojans in college basketball action on Saturday.

The UALR Trojans look to rebound from a tough 67-60 loss against visiting Texas State a week ago as a five point underdog.

Arkansas Little Rock was trying to make a late season move up the Sun Belt standings with three straight wins but team has struggled for most of the year.

Rayjon Tucker was the Trojans top offensive option with 20 points and six boards with Nikola Maric tossing in 17 points with six rebounds. 

UALR received seven points and a combined nine rebounds from Dani Koljanin and Kamani Johnson followed by Deondre Burns with five points and three yanks.

The Arkansas State Red Wolves are looking for back to back victories after outscoring Texas-Arlington 83-79 as a one point home favorite.

Arkansas State are 9thin the Sun Belt and are not going to improve much in the standings but a strong finish could carry over in to the conference playoffs.

Ty Cockfield topped the Red Wolves offensive burst with 27 points while Marquis Johnson added 26 points, four pulls and four assists.

Arkansas State received 12 points and four boards from Grantham Gillard with JJ Matthews chipping in with eight points.

UALR Trojans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and UALR Trojans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.

Arkansas State Red Wolves are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games overall and Arkansas State Red Wolves are 2-10 ATS in their last 12 vs. Sun Belt.

Over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Arkansas State and over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings.

This looks like risky business and perhaps one to avoid but I’m looking at the over…

Pick:
over 149

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