Texas State at Arkansas State: 2/22/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Arkansas State Red Wolves (10-9) vs Texas State Bobcats (15-6)
Game Info: Monday, February 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm (First National Bank Arena)
Betting Odds: Arkansas State Red Wolves +2 -- Over/Under: 133.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Texas State Bobcats and Arkansas State Red Wolves face off on Monday in a college basketball showdown at the ASU Convocation Center.
The Texas State Bobcats have looked strong so far this season and coming into this game they sit with a 15-6 record overall and coming into this game they have won four games in a row. Texas State on the season is averaging 67.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 62.3 points per game. Texas State is shooting 46.7 percent from the field and 37.9 percent from behind the three point line. The strength of this team for Texas State is their defense and they need the defense to be strong again in this one. Guard Mason Harrell has been the best player for Texas State this season averaging 13.6 points while shooting 46.2 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the Arkansas State Red Wolves who sit with a 11-11 record overall and they have won four games in a row. On the season, Arkansas State is averaging 75.4 points per game while their defense is giving up 70.7 points per game. Arkansas State is a team that wants to run up the score, but at times when the pace gets the fast, the defense has been a big issue. Arkansas State is shooting 39.9 percent from behind the three point which is 6th best in college basketball. Marquis Eaton has been the best player for Arkansas State averaging 13.8 points while shooting 39.5 percent from the field.
Texas State is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games overall. Arkansas State is 7-0 against in their last seven games overall.The under is 5-1 in Texas State’s last six road games. The over is 7-3 in Arkansas State’s last ten games overall.
I think Arkansas State is going to find offensive success in this game and that is going to be the difference in this game. Look for Arkansas State to come away with a victory and also a cover of the spread.