Planning on watching today’s Spartans and Razorbacks game? Catch the action at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR, as the Razorbacks hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on SEC. The over/under for this game is set at 148.5 points, and the Razorbacks are the home favorites against the Spartans in a non-conference matchup.
UNCG SPARTANS VS ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UNCG Spartans +15.5
This game will be played at Bud Walton Arena at 8:00 ET on Friday, November 17th.
WHY BET THE UNCG SPARTANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Razorbacks.
- Even though we have Arkansas winning straight-up, we like UNCG at +15.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 148.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Will the Spartans Win on the Road?
After two games, UNCG currently has a 1-1 record. In their first two games of the season, the Spartans have played on the road. As of today’s game, UNCG has a 0-2 record against the spread. When factoring in the previous season, UNCG is 4-6 ATS in their last ten games.
After two games, UNCG has an over/under record of 2-0-0, with their games averaging a combined 158 points per game so far. Over the course of the last five games, the Spartans’ games have averaged 72 points per game, along with an over/under record of 2-3.
In their latest game, UNCG offense put up 70 points against Vanderbilt. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.4% and made 7 threes. For the season, the UNCG offense has struggled to get to the free-throw line, ranking just 361st in terms of free-throw attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 44%.
Currently, the Spartans’ defense holds the 98th rank in the nation, allowing 76.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 10.0 threes per game vs. Arkansas. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 35.0%.
Will the Razorbacks Win at Bud Walton Arena?
Arkansas is currently 3-0 on the season and has been favored in all three of their previous games. As Arkansas prepares to face UNCG, they hold a 1-2 ATS record. Taking into account the previous season as well, Arkansas is 6-4 ATS in their last ten games.
Arkansas comes in with an over/under record of 3-0-0 through three games, with their games averaging a combined 156.3 points per game so far. The Razorbacks’ last five games have culminated with an average of 83 points per game and an over/under record of 4-1.
Arkansas’ offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 86 points against Old Dominion. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50.8% and made 18/29 free throws. Khalif Battle is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, El Ellis brings a PPG average of 12.7 into the game.
Arkansas’ defense has been playing well, ranking 59th nationally, with 68.0 points allowed per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Arkansas’ defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 35.1% this season.