Wayne Root - Arkansas vs San Diego State

CBB GOLD STANDARD Arkansas vs San Diego St

Handicapper
Wayne Root
League
NCAAB
Competition
Arkansas vs San Diego State
Time
11/23/2022 10:00 PM
Bet Type
Point Spread
Pick
Arkansas +1.5 (-105) (DraftKings)
Outcome
Win
Analysis
Gold Standard on Arkansas San Diego St is going to be very good. But for this game, the upgrade in competition is apparent. When looking at the net efficiency rating this season the Razorbacks are ahead of things as they are 12th in the nation with a +22.85 rating while the Aztecs are currently 19th with a +21.22 rating so far. A huge reason is on the defensive end of the floor as Arkansas is giving up 61.2 points per game thus far while San Diego State is allowing 71.6 points per game up to this point. These teams are doing pretty well defending the three-point shot this season and that is critical as Arkansas is 82nd in the country with an opposing 28.8 three-point percentage so far while San Diego State is 123rd in the nation with an opposing 30.6 percentage from beyond the arc so far. Arkansas has a great freshman as that unknown. Freshman guard Anthony Black finished the game with 26 points, six rebounds, six assists, and two steals in 38 minutes of action last game. Arkansas did a great job of forcing turnovers as they were able to force 17 turnovers in the game with eight steals and five blocks throughout the game which was huge last night. All in all, go with the Arkansas Razorbacks to cover the spread in this game as well as they are the overall better program.

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