NCAA hoops odds preview - Texas A&M C.C. vs. Central Arkansas
Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Central Arkansas Bears Odds
The visiting Texas A&M C.C. Islanders hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Farris Center against the Central Arkansas Bears.
Central Arkansas will face the 3-18 Islanders, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Islanders are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 198 (Bears) and the No. 315 (Islanders) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 69-61 result in favor of the Bears has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Central Arkansas's No. 35-rated squad against Texas A&M C.C.'s No. 290-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Central Arkansas rates No. 60 in the country with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 311 nationally with 4.6 per match.
Defensively, Texas A&M C.C. features the nation's No. 219-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.1 points per game. Central Arkansas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas A&M C.C. was a 61-58 winner in its last match at home against McNeese State. Hameed Ali scored 15 points leading the Islanders to a 61-58 victory over McNeese State at American Bank Center on Saturday.
Central Arkansas was a 93-73 loser in its last match on the road against Northwestern State. Central Arkansas was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Northwestern State and falling by a 93-73 score at Prather Coliseum.
Texas A&M C.C. at Oral Roberts, Saturday, February 16
Central Arkansas home to Sam Houston State, Saturday, February 16