South Alabama at Arkansas State
|Date & Time||Thursday January 10, 2019, 8:00 PM (EST)|
First National Bank Arena
Arkansas State -2 / over-under: 144
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Sun Belt college basketball action pits the South Alabama Jaguars against the Arkansas State Red Wolves.
The South Alabama Jaguars kicked off their Sun Belt slate with back to back wins after upending Coastal Carolina 84-77 in OT Saturday as a 1.5 home favorite.
Both teams sank shots in the 42%-43% range with South Alabama owning an 18-9 edge at the line to offset nine extra Chanticleers shots.
Trhae Mitchell led five Jaguars in the scoring column with 22 points, eleven rebounds, seven assists and five blocks with Kory Holden tossing in 16 points.
Josh Ajayi gave USA 13 points and six boards followed by RJ Kelly and Rodrick Sikes with a combined 22 points and 14 rebounds.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves fell to 1-1 in the Sun Belt following an 85-75 defeat at UL Monroe on Saturday as a 7.5 point road dog.
Arkansas State trailed by 16 points and never challenged despite sinking half their shots because the Warhawks hit eleven long balls an held a 24-11 edge at the stripe.
The Red Wolves saw Ty Cockfield toss in 20 points and post five pulls followed Marquis Eaton with 17 points, five boards and four helpers.
ASU received 14 points and eight rebounds from Tristin Walley while Grantham Gillard tossed in 13 points and added three yanks.
Over is 4-0 in South Alabama Jaguars last 4 overall and over is 5-1 in South Alabama Jaguars last 6 vs. Sun Belt and under is 4-1 in South Alabama Jaguars last 5 road games. Arkansas State Red Wolves are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games and Arkansas State Red Wolves are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. Over is 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.
South Alabama has had a few issues on the road so small on the Red Wolves who love their home floor…