Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs Central Arkansas Bears Preview
Central Arkansas Bears vs Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Odds
Oral Roberts looks to cover the Golden Eagles-Bears pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 16-10 mark when they host Central Arkansas in college basketball wagering action.
Supporters of the Bears have watched them go 9-15 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Golden Eagles are at 16-10 and 2-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Golden Eagles are 1-1, while the Bears have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Golden Eagles at No. 117 and the Bears at No. 199 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-71 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bears rank No. 38 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.2 per game. That compares with Oral Roberts’s No. 131 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oral Roberts is college basketball's No. 303-ranked team at 4.8 per game, while the Bears rate No. 72 with 7.2 per game.
Defensively, Central Arkansas features the nation's No. 325-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.8 points per game. Oral Roberts, meanwhile, comes in at No. 131 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Central Arkansas was an 80-75 loser at home against Sam Houston State. Robert Crawford scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Bears to a win (they lost 80-75 to Sam Houston State at Farris Center on Saturday).
Oral Roberts was a 56-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas A&M C.C.. Warren Niles went off for 25 points and added 4 rebounds, leading Oral Roberts over Texas A&M C.C., 56-51, on Saturday at Mabee Center.
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Oral Roberts home to Weber State, Saturday, February 23