SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Arkansas at Auburn

Auburn-Arkansas preview

The Arkansas Razorbacks engage the Auburn Tigers on Saturday in Auburn in a crucial SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game, including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Venue

Auburn

Arena Name: Auburn Arena

Capacity: 9,121

Year Opened: 2010

Auburn Arena

Team Statistical Comparison

Stat
Scoring Offense
Scoring Defense
Scoring Margin
Winning %
Field Goal %
Free Throw %
Three Point %
FT Made P/G
Three Pointers P/G
FT Attempts P/G
3-Point Attempts P/G
FG % Defense
3-Point % Defense
Fouls Per Game
Rebound Margin
Rebounds (Off.) P/G
Rebounds (Def) P/G
Rebounds Per Game
Assist/Turnover Ratio
TOs Forced P/G
Effective FG pct
Arkansas
77.7
61.8
15.9
84.6
48.5
71.6
30.0
15.9
4.8
22.2
16.2
41.0
28.4
17.2
4.2
9.3
26.3
35.6
1.1
18.1
0.526
Auburn
72.7
61.8
10.9
84.6
44.2
67.1
29.7
15.2
6.1
22.7
20.5
38.9
26.2
19.0
5.8
13.2
25.9
39.1
1.0
14.4
0.494

Players and Stats

Arkansas

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Ricky Council 1 JR G 6-6 205 17.9 Pts, 3.0 Reb, 2.5 Ast
Anthony Black 0 FR G 6-7 198 12.2 Pts, 5.2 Reb, 3.7 Ast
Trevon Brazile 2 SO F 6-9 215 11.8 Pts, 6.0 Reb, 1.0 Ast
Jordan Walsh 13 FR F 6-7 205 8.0 Pts, 3.3 Reb, 1.2 Ast
Davonte Davis 4 JR G 6-3 180 8.2 Pts, 3.7 Reb, 2.4 Ast
Makhi Mitchell 15 SR F 6-9 230 7.5 Pts, 5.5 Reb, 1.4 Ast
Nick Smith 3 FR G 6-5 185 12.8 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.8 Ast
Jalen Graham 11 SR F 6-9 220 5.4 Pts, 2.5 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Kamani Johnson 20 SR F 6-7 215 2.9 Pts, 3.1 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Makhel Mitchell 22 SR F 6-10 245 3.3 Pts, 2.3 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Joseph Pinion 5 FR G 6-5 190 2.1 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Derrian Ford 23 FR G 6-3 205 1.0 Pts, 0.9 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Cade Arbogast 21 JR G 6-3 170 0.5 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Barry Dunning 12 FR G 6-6 195 0.1 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.1 Ast
Lawson Blake 45 SO F 6-10 225 0.0 Pts, 0.7 Reb, 0.0 A

Auburn

NAME # CL POS HT WT STATS
Wendell Green 1 JR G 5-11 170 12.7 Pts, 3.8 Reb, 3.5 Ast
Johni Broome 4 SO F 6-10 235 12.3 Pts, 8.4 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Jaylin Williams 2 SR F 6-8 230 10.3 Pts, 5.3 Reb, 1.8 Ast
K.D. Johnson 0 JR G 6-1 190 9.8 Pts, 1.8 Reb, 1.7 Ast
Allen Flanigan 22 SR G 6-6 215 7.2 Pts, 4.4 Reb, 1.5 Ast
Chris Moore 5 JR F 6-6 240 6.7 Pts, 2.6 Reb, 0.6 Ast
Dylan Cardwell 44 JR C 6-11 250 4.9 Pts, 4.9 Reb, 1.3 Ast
Zep Jasper 12 SR G 6-1 175 3.2 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 0.4 Ast
Yohan Traore 21 FR F 6-10 225 3.2 Pts, 2.1 Reb, 0.3 Ast
Tre Donaldson 3 FR G 6-2 190 2.7 Pts, 2.0 Reb, 1.6 Ast
Chance Westry 10 FR G 6-6 190 2.7 Pts, 0.8 Reb, 1.1 Ast
Lior Berman 24 SR G 6-4 215 1.2 Pts, 0.2 Reb, 0.2 Ast
Babatunde Akingbola 23 SR C 6-10 245 0.3 Pts, 0.5 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Jalen Harper 55 SR G 6-2 170 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Chandler Leopard 25 SR G 6-3 195 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Carter Sobera 20 JR G 6-5 187 0.0 Pts, 0.0 Reb, 0.0 Ast
Haston Alexander 42 FR C 6-10
Presley Patterson 14 FR G 5-11

College Basketball Ratings

Rating Arkansas Auburn
ESPN BPI 9 30
Sagarin 9 36
Massey Composite 11 15

Arkansas vs. Auburn Basketball Series History

Arkansas leads 37-20

Arkansas Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 Anthony Black G 6′-7″ 198 FR Duncanville, TX
1 Ricky Council IV G 6′-6″ 205 JR Durham, NC
2 Trevon Brazile F 6′-10″ 212 SO Springfield, MO
3 Nick Smith Jr. G 6′-5″ 185 FR Jacksonville, AR
4 Davonte Davis G 6′-4″ 185 JR Jacksonville, AR
5 Joseph Pinion G 6′-5″ 190 FR Morrilton, AR
11 Jalen Graham F 6′-9″ 225 SR Phoenix, AZ
12 Barry Dunning Jr. G 6′-6″ 195 FR Mobile, AL
13 Jordan Walsh G 6′-7″ 205 FR Desoto, TX
15 Makhi Mitchell F 6′-9″ 230 SR Washington, DC
20 Kamani Johnson F 6′-7″ 230 SR Brooklyn, NY
21 Cade Arbogast G 6′-3″ 180 JR Concord, CA
22 Makhel Mitchell F 6′-10″ 240 SR Washington, DC
23 Derrian Ford G 6′-3″ 205 FR Magnolia, AR
45 Lawson Blake F 6′-10″ 225 SO Fayetteville, AR

Auburn Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS HOMETOWN
0 K.D. Johnson G 6′-0″ 185 JR Atlanta, GA
1 Wendell Green Jr. G 5′-11″ 175 JR Detroit, MI
2 Jaylin Williams F 6′-8″ 230 SR Nahunta, GA
3 Tre Donaldson G 6′-2″ 190 FR Tallahassee, FL
4 Johni Broome F 6′-10″ 235 SO Plant City, FL
5 Chris Moore F 6′-6″ 230 JR West Memphis, AR
10 Chance Westry G 6′-6″ 190 FR Harrisburg, PA
12 Zep Jasper G 6′-1″ 190 SR Augusta, GA
14 Presley Patterson G 5′-11″ 175 FR Knoxville, TN
20 Carter Sobera G 6′-5″ 200 JR Birmingham, AL
21 Yohan Traore F 6′-10″ 225 FR
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-6″ 220 SR Little Rock, AR
23 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 245 SR
24 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 215 SR Birmingham, AL
25 Chandler Leopard G 6′-3″ 195 SR Athens, AL
42 Haston Alexander C 6′-10″ 230 FR Tuscumbia, AL
44 Dylan Cardwell C 6′-11″ 256 JR Augusta, GA
55 Jalen Harper G 6′-0″ 175 SR Mableton, GA

Arkansas Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 N Dakota St 58 Arkansas 76
11/11/2022 Fordham 48 Arkansas 74
11/16/2022 S Dakota St 56 Arkansas 71
11/21/2022 Louisville 54 Arkansas 80
11/22/2022 Creighton 90 Arkansas 87
11/23/2022 Arkansas 78 San Diego St 74
11/28/2022 Troy 61 Arkansas 74
12/3/2022 San José St 59 Arkansas 99
12/6/2022 UNC Greensboro 58 Arkansas 65
12/10/2022 Oklahoma 78 Arkansas 88
12/17/2022 Bradley 57 Arkansas 76
12/21/2022 UNC Asheville 51 Arkansas 85
12/28/2022 Arkansas 57 LSU 60
1/4/2023 Missouri Arkansas
1/7/2023 Arkansas Auburn
1/11/2023 Alabama Arkansas
1/14/2023 Arkansas Vanderbilt
1/18/2023 Arkansas Missouri
1/21/2023 Ole Miss Arkansas
1/24/2023 LSU Arkansas
1/28/2023 Arkansas Baylor
1/31/2023 Texas A&M Arkansas
2/4/2023 Arkansas South Carolina
2/7/2023 Arkansas Kentucky
2/11/2023 Mississippi State Arkansas
2/15/2023 Arkansas Texas A&M
2/18/2023 Florida Arkansas
2/21/2023 Georgia Arkansas
2/25/2023 Arkansas Alabama
2/28/2023 Arkansas Tennessee
3/4/2023 Kentucky Arkansas
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Auburn Schedule/Results

Date Visitor PTs Home PTs
11/7/2022 George Mason 52 Auburn 70
11/11/2022 South Florida 59 Auburn 67
11/15/2022 Winthrop 65 Auburn 89
11/18/2022 Texas Southern 56 Auburn 72
11/22/2022 Bradley 64 Auburn 85
11/23/2022 Auburn 43 Northwestern 42
11/27/2022 Saint Louis 60 Auburn 65
12/2/2022 Colgate 66 Auburn 93
12/10/2022 Auburn 73 Memphis 82
12/14/2022 Georgia St 64 Auburn 72
12/18/2022 Auburn 71 USC 74
12/21/2022 Auburn 84 Washington 61
12/28/2022 Florida 58 Auburn 61
1/4/2023 Auburn Georgia
1/7/2023 Arkansas Auburn
1/10/2023 Auburn Ole Miss
1/14/2023 Mississippi State Auburn
1/18/2023 Auburn LSU
1/21/2023 Auburn South Carolina
1/25/2023 Texas A&M Auburn
1/28/2023 Auburn West Virginia
2/1/2023 Georgia Auburn
2/4/2023 Auburn Tennessee
2/7/2023 Auburn Texas A&M
2/11/2023 Alabama Auburn
2/14/2023 Missouri Auburn
2/18/2023 Auburn Vanderbilt
2/22/2023 Ole Miss Auburn
2/25/2023 Auburn Kentucky
3/1/2023 Auburn Alabama
3/4/2023 Tennessee Auburn
3/9/2023 to 3/13/2023 SEC Tournament, Tampa, FL Tampa, FL
3/14/2023 to 4/3/2023 NCAA Tournament

Injuries and Suspensions

Arkansas

G] Nick Smith Jr. (Knee) – Out
[F] Trevon Brazile (Knee) – Out

Auburn

None reported.

Source: statfox.com

Arkansas-Auburn Prediction

Auburn 87, Arkansas 85

Score prediction for entertainment purposes only.

Saturday‘s game tips off at 8:30 PM ET ET. TV: SEC Network.

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