Arkansas State at Texas-Arlington: 2/26/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Texas-Arlington Mavericks (11-12) vs Arkansas State Red Wolves (10-10)
Game Info: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 7:00 pm (College Park Center)
Betting Odds: Texas-Arlington Mavericks -3 -- Over/Under: 142 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves and UT Arlington Mavericks face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown at College Park Center.
The UT Arlington Mavericks come into this game with a 11-12 record overall and they have lost three games in a row. UT Arlington comes into this game averaging 68.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.1 points per game.UT Arlington is shooting 39 percent from the field and 35 percent from deep. Shahada Wells has been the best player for UT Arlington Mavericks and he currently is averaging 16.7 points per game while shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 39.7 percent from behind the three point line.
The Arkansas State Red Wolves come into this game with a 10-10 record overall and coming into this game he sits with 10-10 record overall. Arkansas State comes into this game having won four of their last five games The only loss during that stretch was Texas State in their last game a game they gave up 57 points. Marquis Eaton has been the best player for Arkansas State and coming into this game he is averaging 13.8 points while shooting 39.3 percent from the field and 30.9 percent from behind the three point line.
Arkansas State is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall. The over is 19-9 in Arkansas State’s last 28 games against the Sun Belt. The over is 7-2 in UT Arlington’s last nine games played on Friday. The under is 7-3 in UT Arlington’s last 10 games overall
UT Arlington isn’t a team that has been able to be trusted this year, especially on the road and I don’t expect much difference in this game. Look for Arkansas State’s defense to be strong, and for Red Wolves to come away with a cover of the spread.