Georgia State vs. Arkansas-Little Rock - 3/3/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (21-9) at Georgia State Panthers (18-12)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00 pm (GSU Sports Arena)
The Line: Georgia State Panthers -3 -- Over/Under: 154 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans (21-9, 15-4 SB) travel to Atlanta, GA to take on the Georgia State Panthers (18-12, 11-8 SB) in a Sun Belt clash at GSU Sports Arena. The last time these two teams played on March 2, 2019, Arkansas-Little Rock beat Georgia State 81-70 as 9-point home favorites.
Arkansas-Little Rock has gone 8-2 and 6-3-1 against the spread in their last 10 games. Arkansas-Little Rock is 6-3 in conference road games and 5-4 against the spread during that stretch. Arkansas Little-Rock averages 68.3 points per game and surrenders 69.3 points per game to opponents in road games this season. Arkansas-Little Rock is shooting 46.2% from the field, 32.7% from 3 and 68.7% from the free throw line in games away from home.
Arkansas-Little Rock comes into this game having won 10 of 12, and they won their last game 91-69 over Louisiana-Lafayette as 9-point home favorites. Arkansas-Little Rock is ranked 121st by KenPom, with the 93rd ranked offense and 165th ranked defense in the country. Arkansas-Little Rock is led by Sophomore guard Markquis Nowell, who averages 17.4 points per game, 3 rebounds per game and 5 assists per game, and Junior forward Ruot Monyyong, who averages 12 points and 10 rebounds per game.
Georgia State has gone 5-5 straight up and 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 games. Georgia State is 7-2 at home this season, and has gone 6-3 against the spread in those games. At home, Georgia State’’s high-powered offense averages 83.2 points per game and surrenders just 68.2 points per game, outscoring opponents by 15 points per game at GSU Sports Arena. Georgia State is shooting 45.3% from the field, a scorching 40% from 3 and an efficient 76.7% from the free throw line in home games this season.
Georgia State comes into this game having lost 3 straight, and was upset at home in their last game by rival Georgia State 79-70 as 5-point home favorites. Georgia State is ranked 117th by KenPom, with the 113th ranked offense and 142nd ranked defense in the nation. Georgia State’s well-rounded attack is made up of four players who average double digit scoring. Junior guard Kane Williams leads Georgia Southern with 14.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game.
Georgia State is 7-3 straight up and 6-4 against the spread in their last 10 games against Arkansas-Little Rock. The over is 6-4 in those games. The over is an astounding 10-0 in Arkansas State’s last 10 games, and a healthy 7-3 in the last 10 for Georgia State.
I’ll stick with the trend here and take the over since it’s gone 17-3 in the last 20 games these teams played in, but I would also feel comfortable laying the points with Georgia State at home. Parlay them together for +260 and let it fly.