Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Gamecocks and Trojans. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on ESPN+, and it's hosted by the Trojans at Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock, AR. Get ready to place your bets! This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 140.5 points, and the Trojans are favored to win at home vs. the Gamecocks.


The Pick: Little Rock Trojans -2.5

This game will be played at Jack Stephens Center at 3:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Trojans.
  • Not only will Little Rock pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Jacksonville State Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Jacksonville State improved to 5-7 on the season after defeating Tarleton State 65-62 in their last game. So far this season, all of the Gamecocks' games have been played on the road. At the moment, Jacksonville State has a winning ATS record of 6-4. In their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

In 12 games, Jacksonville State comes in with an over/under mark of 2-8-0, with their games averaging 132.7 points per game. The Gamecocks have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 122 points per game.

In their recent matchup, the Jacksonville State offense ended with 65 points against Tarleton State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 41.8% and made 4 threes. The team's top scorer is Kyky Tandy, who enters today's matchup with an average of 17.2, while Quincy Clark also carries a PPG average of 8.8 into the game.

So far, the Gamecocks' defense is ranked 18th in the country at 61.5 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.2 threes per game vs. Little Rock. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 28.2%.

Can the Trojans Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

The Trojans come into today's game with a 6-6 record, having just lost to Central Arkansas (75-71). So far this season, all of the Trojans' games have been played on the road. As of today, Little Rock has a 4-5 ATS record. In their last ten games, Little Rock is 3-2 vs. the spread.

After 12 games, Little Rock has an over/under record of 6-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 160.2 points per game so far. The Trojans' have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 158 points per game.

The Little Rock offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against Central Arkansas. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.7% and connected on 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Jamir Chaplin with 21 points. Jaylen Crocker-Johnson also added 13 points for the Trojans.

Currently, the Trojans' defense holds the 266th rank in the nation, allowing 79.8 points per game. So far, the Little Rock defense is giving up an average of 9.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.5 times per game (394th).