Arkansas State Red Wolves vs Central Arkansas Bears Odds
The Central Arkansas Bears host Arkansas State on Wednesday, looking to build on their 1-1 mark against the 2-1 Red Wolves in college hoops action at Farris Center.
The Red Wolves will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 0-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Bears are 0-0 ATS. Arkansas State is 0-0 against the total, while Central Arkansas is 0-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bears at No. 250 and the Red Wolves at No. 233 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 87-80 result in favor of the Bears.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Red Wolves rank No. 154 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.7 per game. That compares with Central Arkansas’s No. 17 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Central Arkansas is college basketball's No. 56-ranked team at 8 per game, while the Red Wolves rate No. 72 with 7.7 per game.
Defensively, Arkansas State features the nation's No. 225-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Central Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
Arkansas State won its last outing, a 77-73 result against Tennessee-Martin on November 16. They failed to cover in that game as an 8-point favorite. The Red Wolves grabbed a 77-73 win over the Skyhawks on Friday, behind a 19-point effort from Ed Townsel at Skyhawk Arena.
Central Arkansas was a 108-65 winner in its last match at home against Hendrix College. The battle between the Bears and WArriors didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Hendrix College was handed a 108-65 defeat on Tuesday at Farris Center.
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Lamar are 5-5
After playing Tennessee-Martin are 4-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Red Wolves at Bears trends to consider:
Arkansas State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Arkansas State home to Lamar, Sunday, November 25
Central Arkansas home to Sacramento State, Saturday, November 24