Arkansas State at Coastal Carolina Prediction - Basketball Picks 2/28/23
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (11-19) vs Arkansas State Red Wolves (12-19)
Game Info: Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at 6:00 pm (Pensacola Bay Center)
Betting Odds: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers -1.5 -- Over/Under: 139.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Arkansas State Red Wolves will play the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in the first round of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament on Tuesday night at the Pensacola Bay Center in Pensacola, Florida.
Arkansas State Preview
The Arkansas State Red Wolves are 12-19 (4-14) this season after they defeated UL-Monroe by a score of 64-61 in their last game. Arkansas State shot 46% from the field and was +5 in rebounding margin in the win. The Arkansas State Red Wolves are averaging 65.3 points per game, 67.7 points against per game, 33.7 rebounds per game, and 13.1 assists per game. Caleb Fields has led the Red Wolves this season with 11.5 points per game, 4.7 assists per game, and 3.4 rebounds per game. Arkansas State is shooting 42.9% from the field, 67.4% on free throws, and 34.1% on three pointers this year.
Coastal Carolina Preview
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are 11-19 (5-13) this season after they lost to Troy by a score of 95-74 in their last game. Coastal Carolina shot 45.6% from the field and turned the ball over 18 times in the loss. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are averaging 73.5 points per game, 73.6 points against per game, 37.3 rebounds per game, and 12.4 assists per game. Josh Uduje has led the Chanticleers this season with 13.4 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game, and 1.3 steals per game. Coastal Carolina is shooting 43.5% from the field, 78.3% on free throws, and 31.4% on three pointers this year.
Arkansas State is 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games and 5-16 ATS in their last 21 neutral site games. The under is 4-1 in Arkansas State’s last 5 neutral site games. Coastal Carolina is 3-14 ATS in their last 17 Tuesday games and 1-7-1 ATS in their last 9 games. The underdog is 6-0 ATS in these two teams last 6 head to head meetings.
Both of these teams really struggled for most of this season, but Arkansas State has won two of their last three games, while Coastal Carolina has lost three games in a row. Coastal Carolina is allowing 73.6 points against per game and they just gave up 95 points to Troy. Arkansas State won the first matchup between these two teams and I think they will win again here.