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#777 Austin Peay vs.
#778 Arkansas
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 8:00pm EST
Written by Bosun Akinpelu

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Austin Peay Governors vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

Where: Bud Walton Arena, Fayetteville, AR

When: Tuesday, December 3, 8:00 PM. ET.

The Arkansas Razorbacks will be going for their eighth consecutive win when they take on the Austin Peay Governors on Tuesday night.

Governors Going For Third Consecutive Win

The Governors managed to bounce back from their three-game losing streak by winning their last two games. They will be trying to keep the momentum going with a win over the Razorbacks, which will give them their third win in a row.

Austin Peay has played well offensively, averaging 82.5 points per game. The team is shooting 47 percent from the field and 33 percent from three-point range. They finished with 92 points in their last game and will pick up the win of they can duplicate the effort on Tuesday.

Terry Taylor led the way for the Governors with 25 points, eight rebounds, and four blocks. Carlos Paez finished with 17 points and two steals, while Eli Abaev added 10 points and nine rebounds for the Governors.

Austin Peay hasn’t played well defensively, giving up 75.3 points per game. They gave up 66 points in their last game and will need another solid defensive performance to give themselves a chance to win this game.

Razorbacks Trying To Stay Perfect

The Razorbacks are off to a great start, winning their first seven games, and will try to remain perfect in the early part of the season with a win over the Governors, which will give them their eighth win in a row.

Arkansas is averaging 72.6 points per game, shooting 44 percent from the field and 26 percent from three-point range. They finished with 66 points in their last game and will need to play better if they want to avoid losing their first game of the season to the Governors.

Jimmy Whitt Jr. led the way for the Razorbacks with 24 points and nine rebounds. Desi Sills finished with 17 points and four rebounds, while Isaiah Joe added 10 points and four assists for the Razorbacks.

Arkansas is one of the best defensive teams in the country, holding opponents to 51.4 points per game. They gave up 60 points in their last game and will need to continue playing well on the defensive end if they want to win their eighth game in a row on Tuesday night.

Best Bets for this Game

Full-Game Side Bet

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Arkansas is the pick here. The Razorbacks have been stingy on the defensive end, holding opponents to 51.4 points per game, Even though the Governors are averaging 82.5 points per game, they have struggled against good defenses and will have a hard time scoring on the Razorbacks, who haven’t given up more than 61 points in a game this season and have given up 60 points or more in only two games. The Razorbacks are averaging 72.6 points per game, but they don’t have to score a lot of points because they have the fourth-best defense in the country. With the Governors giving up 75.3 points per game, Arkansas should have any trouble scoring in this game, making them the best bet.

Prediction: Arkansas Razorbacks

Full-Game Total Pick

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With the Razorbacks giving up 51.4 points per game this season, they have played under the total in most of their games, a trend that will continue in this game. Austin Peay is a good offensive team, but they were held to 70.6 points per game in their three losses, which came against teams that aren’t as good defensively as the Razorbacks. Even though the Governors are giving up 75.3 points per game, the Razorbacks aren’t going to score a lot of points because they aren’t very good offensively, averaging 72.6 points per game, making the under the smart bet here. The under is 11-4 in Austin Peay’s last 15 road games and 22-5 in Arkansas’ last 27 home games.

Prediction: Under

Half-Time Side Pick

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The Governors will cover the first-half spread in this game because they have outplayed the Razorbacks in the first half of their last three games, averaging 39.7 points per game while the Razorbacks average 35 points per game.

Prediction: Austin Peay Governors

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The Razorbacks and Governors are averaging 74.7 combined points per game in the first half of their last three games and will go over the first half total in this game if they maintain their current scoring pace.

Prediction: Over
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Written By Bosun Akinpelu

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