Arkansas-Little Rock vs. Appalachian State - 2/1/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Appalachian State Mountaineers (12-10) at Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (16-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 3:00 pm (Jack Stephens Center)
The Line: Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans -8 -- Over/Under: 135 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The Appalachian State Mountaineers and Little Rock Trojans meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Jack Stephens Center.
The Appalachian State Mountaineers look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are averaging 69.4 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 64.9 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Justin Forrest is averaging 18.4 points and 2.7 assists while Isaac Johnson is averaging 11.3 points and 8.3 rebounds. Adrian Delph is the third double-digit scorer and Hunter Seacat is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 63.7 percent from the free throw line. The Appalachian State Mountaineers are allowing 31.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.1 rebounds per game. The Appalachian State Mountaineers have split their last six road games.
The Little Rock Trojans look to build on their five-game winning streak. The Little Rock Trojans are averaging 70.4 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Markquis Nowell is averaging 18.8 points and 3.3 rebounds while Ben Coupet Jr. is averaging 12.6 points and 5.8 rebounds. Ruot Monyyong is the third double-digit scorer and Kris Bankston is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Little Rock Trojans are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Little Rock Trojans are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Little Rock Trojans won five of their last six home games.
The Mountaineers are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 road games, 6-2 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up win and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Trojans are 8-1 ATS in their last 9 home games, 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The under is 7-2 in Mountaineers last 9 Saturday games. The over is 6-1 in Trojans last 7 home games. The underdog is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings. The road team is 3-1-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Little Rock Trojans are riding a five-game winning streak, and they're winning those games by an average of 13.8 points while shooting 50 percent from the field and 37.3 percent from deep. The Little Rock Trojans are also 16-6 ATS on the season and 8-2 ATS at home. Forget about what the Appalachian State Mountaineers have going on, it's time to blindly back the Little Rock Trojans until this hot streak runs cold.