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Little Rock Trojans @ UT Martin Skyhawks

Current Records: Little Rock 8-9, UT Martin 9-8

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Little Rock has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. The Little Rock Trojans and the UT Martin Skyhawks will face off in an Ohio Valley battle at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Kathleen and Tom Elam Center. Both of these teams will be coming in off a loss in a game they were expected to win.

Little Rock pushed their score all the way to 88 on Saturday, but even that wasn't enough to win. They fell just short of the Panthers by a score of 90-88.

Meanwhile, it's hard to win when you're outrebounded 19 to 7 on offense, a fact UT Martin found out the hard way on Thursday. They fell 73-64 to the Leathernecks. The loss unfortunately continues a disappointing trend for UT Martin in their matchups with Western Illinois: they've now lost three in a row.

The Trojans now have a losing record at 8-9. As for the Skyhawks, their loss dropped their record down to 9-8.

Some high-performance offense is likely on the agenda as the pair are some of the highest scoring teams in the league. Little Rock hasn't had any problem running up the score this season, having averaged 80.2 points per game. However, it's not like UT Martin struggles in that department as they've been averaging 83.2 points per game. With both teams so easily able to put up points, the only question left is who can run the score up higher.

Little Rock is hoping to beat the odds on Saturday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. For those looking to play the spread, watch out: Little Rock is playing as the underdog, but their 3-6 record against the spread as such isn't exactly encouraging.


UT Martin is a slight 2.5-point favorite against Little Rock, 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 Skyhawks as a 3.5-point favorite.

The oddsmakers are expecting fireworks from the offense and set the over/under at a high 172.5 points.

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Series History

UT Martin and Little Rock both have 1 win in their last 2 games.

  • Feb 11, 2023 - UT Martin 84 vs. Little Rock 61
  • Dec 29, 2022 - Little Rock 88 vs. UT Martin 74