Omier leads Arkansas State against Southern Alabama after 31-point outing
Arkansas State Red Wolves (15-7, 6-4 Sun Belt) vs. South Alabama Jaguars (16-8, 6-5 Sun Belt)
Mobile, Alabama; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: South Alabama -6; plus/minus is 140
BOTTOM LINE: Arkansas State visits the South Alabama Jaguars after Norchad Omier scored 31 points in Arkansas State’s 79-77 loss to the Troy Trojans.
The Jaguars are 11-1 in home games. Southern Alabama leads the Sun Belt with 73.5 points and shooting 46.4 percent.
The Red Wolves are 6-4 against opponents Sun Belt. Arkansas State is averaging 16.5 assists per game to lead the Sun Belt, paced by Caleb Fields with 5.1.
The Jaguars and Red Wolves meet on Saturday for the first time in Sun Belt play this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kayo Goncalves is shooting 34.9 percent from beyond the arc on 2.2 3-pointers per game for the Jaguars, while averaging 7.5 points. Jay Jay Chandler is averaging 17.8 points over the last 10 games for South Alabama.
Omier is averaging 17.5 points per game and averaging 12.1 rebounds for the Red Wolves. Marquis Eaton is averaging 1.6 3-pointers over Arkansas State’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jaguars: 6-4, averaged 70.2 points, 29.3 rebounds, 12.2 assists, 6.6 steals and 5.1 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 64.3 points per game.
Red Wolves: 6-4, averaging 71.3 points, 33.9 rebounds, 16.3 assists, 7.3 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 44.6 percent from the field. Their opponents average 67.6 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.