Arkansas State Red Wolves visit Central Arkansas Bears in college basketball clash
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