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A win for Arkansas State would push their record over .500, and after one quarter of play they've put themselves in a good position to make it happen. They have a bit of a cushion as they currently lead South Alabama 47-36.

Arkansas State entered the game having won four straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it five, or will South Alabama step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

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South Alabama Jaguars @ Arkansas State Red Wolves

Current Records: South Alabama 14-14, Arkansas State 14-14

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We've got another exciting Sun Belt matchup on schedule as the Arkansas State Red Wolves and the South Alabama Jaguars are set to tip at 3:30 p.m. ET on February 24th at First National Bank Arena. Arkansas State is coming into the match hot, having won their last four games.

Last Thursday, the Red Wolves earned a 79-71 win over the Trojans.

South Alabama was handed a three-point defeat in their last matchup, but they sure didn't let that happen against the Golden Eagles on Thursday. The Jaguars put the hurt on the Golden Eagles with a sharp 83-64 victory. Winning is a bit easier when your three-point shooting is a whole 47.2% better than the opposition, as South Alabama's was.

The Red Wolves are on a roll lately: they've won six of their last seven games, which provided a nice bump to their 14-14 record this season. As for the Jaguars, their victory ended a four-game drought on the road and puts them at 14-14.

Saturday's game is shaping up to be a scrappy match: Arkansas State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 37.9 rebounds per game. It's a different story for South Alabama, though, as they've been averaging only 33.1 rebounds per game. Given Arkansas State's sizable advantage in that area, the Jaguars will need to find a way to close that gap.

As for their next game, Arkansas State is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 8.5 points. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last seven times they've played.


Arkansas State is a big 8.5-point favorite against South Alabama, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Red Wolves as a 9-point favorite.

The over/under is 154.5 points.

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Series History

South Alabama has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Arkansas State.

  • Feb 17, 2024 - Arkansas State 76 vs. South Alabama 73
  • Feb 02, 2023 - South Alabama 82 vs. Arkansas State 62
  • Jan 05, 2023 - South Alabama 63 vs. Arkansas State 45
  • Feb 12, 2022 - South Alabama 70 vs. Arkansas State 51
  • Jan 23, 2020 - Arkansas State 75 vs. South Alabama 71
  • Jan 09, 2020 - South Alabama 75 vs. Arkansas State 59
  • Mar 12, 2019 - South Alabama 75 vs. Arkansas State 67
  • Feb 07, 2019 - South Alabama 70 vs. Arkansas State 62
  • Jan 10, 2019 - Arkansas State 66 vs. South Alabama 65
  • Feb 10, 2018 - South Alabama 87 vs. Arkansas State 67