Bob Holt is a reporter for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A graduate of the University of Missouri, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America, and a voter for the Heisman Trophy and AP Top 25 basketball poll. Holt has been awarded Arkansas Sportswriter of the Year twice.
Arkansas at Auburn: How to watch and listen, betting line, team comparisons
Arkansas beat Auburn 91-82 Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018 at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
WHEN Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE Auburn Arena (9,121), Auburn, Ala.
RECORDS Arkansas 14-11, 5-7 SEC; Auburn 17-8, 6-6 SEC
SERIES Arkansas leads 34-18
LAST MEETING Arkansas defeated Auburn 91-82 on Feb. 27, 2018 in Fayetteville.
COACHES Arkansas: Mike Anderson - 165-97 in eighth season at Arkansas and 365-195 in 17th season; Auburn: Bruce Pearl - 87-70 in fifth season at Auburn, 549-215 in 25th season.
TELEVISION The game will be televised by SEC Network and streamed on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app (carrier login required).
ANNOUNCERS Mike Morgan (play-by-play) and Barry Booker (analyst)
RADIO Razorback Sports Network can be accessed through local FM and AM affiliates, on the TuneIn app, XM Ch. 385 and ArkansasRazorbacks.com. Not all affiliates will carry the game.
BETTING LINE Auburn is a 12-point favorite; O/U 150.5
NOTABLE Arkansas has lost three consecutive games after putting together a four-game SEC winning streak … The Razorbacks are 10-2 in their last 12 games against Auburn, but the teams are each 2-2 in the last four meetings … Arkansas has taken 56 charges this season, including 33 in the last 13 games. Freshman guard Isaiah Joe leads the team with 20 charges taken and sophomore forward Gabe Osabuohien is second with 19 … Joe leads the SEC with 87 three-pointers, which is an Arkansas freshman record … Arkansas sophomore forward Daniel Gafford is shooting 66.1 percent (162 of 245) from the field to lead the SEC and rank fifth nationally … Auburn is forcing opponents into an average of 18.3 turnovers per game … Razorbacks sophomore point guard Jalen Harris leads the SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio at 3.3 … Auburn is 12-2 at home this season with losses to Kentucky (82-80) and Ole Miss (60-55) last Wednesday … Arkansas is 12-13 at Auburn, including 5-1 in its last six games there … The Razorbacks have 110 dunks this season led by Gafford’s 67. Adrio Bailey is second with 15 and Reggie Chaney third with 14 … Mike Anderson has an 8-2 record vs Auburn.
AUBURN PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS., NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Bryce Brown, 6-3; Sr.; 16.2; 2.1
G Jared Harper, 6-0; Jr.; 15.4; 2.9
G Samir Doughty, 6-4; Jr.; 7.6; 3.5
F Chuma Okeke, 6-8; So.; 11,2; 6.8
F Anfernee McLemore, 6-7; Jr.; 6.8; 4.3
ARKANSAS PROBABLE STARTING LINEUP
POS., NAME, HT., YR.; PPG; RPG
G Jalen Harris, 6-2; So.; 8.8; 2.8
G Isaiah Joe, 6-5; Fr.; 13.8; 2.6
G Mason Jones, 6-5; So.; 14.4; 4.2
F Daniel Gafford, 6-11; So.; 16.6; 8.8
F Adrio Bailey, 6-6; Jr.; 6.2; 3.3
Auburn – Arkansas
81.7 Points for 76.9
67.9 Points against 73.2
+1.9 Rebound margin -3.7
+5.2 Turnover margin +2.6
45.3 FG pct. 44.9
37.3 3-PT pct. 33.5
70.0 FT pct. 66.3
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