Saturday, February 25, 2017
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The Arkansas Razorbacks head to Auburn Arena to take on the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The opening line for this game has Arkansas as 1 point favorites.
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The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 21-7 and a road record of 5-4. They are 14-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 15-11. The Tigers have an overall record of 17-11 and a home record of 9-4. They have an over/under record of 14-12 and they are 14-12 against the spread.
Dusty Hannahs comes into this contest averaging 14.5 points per game while playing 24.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 1.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Daryl Macon averages 13.7 points per game in 25.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.3 assists per contest and 2.5 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
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Mustapha Heron averages 15 points per game while playing 27.8 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Jared Harper averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 23.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Arkansas averages 81.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 25th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6.5 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 67th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 62nd in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per game which ranks them 126th and 91st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 68th with 11.9 per game. The Razorbacks allow 74.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 224th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 94th and 94th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 202nd and they give up 13.1 assists per contest which puts them in 159th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 157th in Division 1.
Auburn averages 80.5 points per game this year which ranks them 34th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1.1 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 209th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 132nd in the nation. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 13 assists per contest which ranks them 116th and 202nd respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 238th with 13.8 per game. The Tigers allow 79.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 310th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 163rd and 164th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 39.4 rebounds a game which ranks 327th and they give up 13.7 assists per contest which puts them in 209th place in the nation. The Tigers force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 22nd in college basketball.
The Razorbacks average 75.8 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 89 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -1.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 11.3 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 113.2 and they assist on 52.2% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 33.5%. The Razorbacks give up 77.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 87.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 85 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -5 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 7.4 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 105.5 and 48.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 76 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Auburn turns it over an average of 15.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.4%. The Tigers give up 79.9 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 90 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 14-12 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 15-11 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 14-12 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 14-12 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Auburn Tigers Injuries
02/10/17 F Horace Spencer Shoulder out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Arkansas -1
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