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Drake Bulldogs vs Central Arkansas Bears Betting Preview

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Dec 21, 8:05 PM | Knapp Center

Central Arkansas Bears vs Drake Bulldogs Odds


Knapp Center will host Bulldogs vs. Bears action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAAB action.

The Bulldogs bring a 6-4 record (4-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-5 Bears, who are 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Drake go 2-7 so far and the Bears go 0-0.

View Central Arkansas vs Drake Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bulldogs rated this week at No. 230 and the Bears sitting at No. 242. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 74-67 result in favor of the Bulldogs.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Drake has the nation's No. 212-rated offensive output, at 66.7 PPG. The visiting Bears defense ranks No. 341 allowing on average 83.1 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 45.1% so far, more than the Bears marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.3% per game.

Defensively, Central Arkansas features the nation's No. 319-rated defense on the road, allowing 82 points per game. Drake, meanwhile, comes in at No. 192 nationally in scoring at home.

Central Arkansas was a 105-64 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Iowa. The Bears were hammered by Iowa on Monday, losing by a 105-64 final at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in college basketball betting action.

In their last action, Drake was an 82-68 loser on the road against Iowa. They failed to cover the 6–point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 23 points from Rayvonte Rice, but it was Iowa that prevailed in an 82-68 final on Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Drake Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Indiana State are 7-3
After playing Iowa are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Bears at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Drake is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Drake's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Drake's last 9 games
Drake is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games

Next up:
Central Arkansas at UNLV, Wednesday, December 28
Drake home to Indiana State, Wednesday, December 28