Sacramento State Hornets vs Central Arkansas Bears Odds
The Central Arkansas Bears hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Sacramento State Hornets pay a visit to Farris Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Bears currently sports a 1-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Hornets are 3-1 and 1-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bears produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hornets have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 250 (Bears) and the No. 296 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 88-86 result in favor of the Hornets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Central Arkansas's No. 32-ranked scoring average of 81.3 PPG, against a Hornets defense rated No. 277 and allowing 71.8 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 46.4% to date this season, more than the Hornets shooters have managed so far (44.9% per game).
Defensively, Sacramento State features the nation's No. 195-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Central Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Sacramento State, they were an 87-76 loser as they battled UC Davis at home. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. Sacramento State suffered an 87-76 loss against UC Davis on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Dylan Garrity in a losing effort at Colberg Court.
Central Arkansas was a 73-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Arkansas State. Central Arkansas got 17 points from Jarvis Garner but lost anyway, 73-72, to Arkansas State on Wednesday at Farris Center.
Sacramento State Hornets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Dominican are 0-1
After playing UC Davis are 1-9
After a loss are 2-8
A few Hornets at Bears trends to consider:
Sacramento State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Sacramento State is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Sacramento State home to Dominican, Tuesday, November 27
Central Arkansas at Eastern Illinois, Wednesday, November 28