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Feb 28, 8:30 PM | Montagne Center

Central Arkansas Bears vs Lamar Cardinals Odds

10-16TEAM RECORD3-24

Central Arkansas pays a visit to Lamar on Thursday, hoping to send the Cardinals to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Montagne Center.

Supporters of the Bears have watched them go 10-16 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Cardinals are at 3-24 and 1-5 ATS. In totals betting, the Cardinals are 0-2, while the Bears have a 1-0 mark.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 329 (Cardinals) and the No. 213 (Bears) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 69-55 result in favor of the Bears has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Lamar's No. 335-ranked offense, averaging 58.4 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 347 at 78.5 PPG. The Cardinals field goal percentage has averaged 40.5% so far, less than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Central Arkansas owns the country's No. 332-rated mark, allowing 79.2 points per game on the highway. Lamar, on the other hand, rates No. 322 in scoring at home.

Central Arkansas won its last outing, an 80-78 result against SIU Edwardsville on February 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite. The Bears got 20 points from LaQuentin Miles as Central Arkansas ran past SIU Edwardsville 80-78 on Saturday at Farris Center.

In their last action, Lamar was a 74-61 loser at home against Texas State. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Lamar suffered a 74-61 loss against Texas State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Amos Wilson in a losing effort at Montagne Center.

Next up:
Central Arkansas at McNeese State, Saturday, March 2
Lamar home to Oral Roberts, Saturday, March 2