Central Arkansas Bears vs Cowboys College Hoops Game Preview
Central Arkansas Bears vs McNeese State Cowboys Odds
McNeese State looks to cover the Cowboys-Bears pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 12-14 mark when they host Central Arkansas in college basketball wagering action.
The Cowboys currently sports a 12-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The Bears are 11-16 and 0-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cowboys produce a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bears have gone 1-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cowboys rated this week at No. 210 and the Bears sitting at No. 213. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 70-69 result in favor of the Bears.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature McNeese State's No. 175-rated squad against Central Arkansas's No. 31-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, McNeese State rates No. 298 in the country with 4.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 75 nationally with 7.2 per match.
Defensively, Central Arkansas features the nation's No. 343-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.7 points per game. McNeese State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 208 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Central Arkansas, they were a 106-99 winner as they battled Lamar on the road. Central Arkansas got 30 points from Robert Crawford en route to a 106-99 victory over Lamar on Thursday at Montagne Center.
McNeese State was a 56-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Oral Roberts. McNeese State earned a 56-54 victory over Oral Roberts on Thursday, getting 19 points from Dontae Cannon at Burton Coliseum.
Central Arkansas home to Oral Roberts, Saturday, March 9
McNeese State at Southeastern Louisiana, Thursday, March 7