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Nicholls State Colonels take on Bears in college basketball test

Nicholls State ColonelsCentral Arkansas Bears
Jan 18, 8:00 PM | Farris Center

Nicholls State Colonels vs Central Arkansas Bears Odds


Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the Central Arkansas Bears try to run the Colonels off the court at Farris Center in college hoops action.

The Bears are 6-9 so far on the season, and 0-1 ATS vs. the number. The Colonels, meanwhile, are 4-12 and 2-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Central Arkansas go 1-0 and the Colonels go 2-2 on the totals.

View Nicholls State vs Central Arkansas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 326-rated Nicholls State taking on the No. 246-rated Bears in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 65-61 win for the Bears on Wednesday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Central Arkansas's No. 74 nationally ranked offense (73.7 points per game) against a Colonels defense that sits as the No. 340 at 81.2 PPG. The Bears have been averaging 42.8% from the field, more than the Colonels have managed so far this season (41.9% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nicholls State owns the country's No. 342-rated mark, allowing 88 points per game on the highway. Central Arkansas, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Nicholls State was a 75-65 loser in its last match at home against Sam Houston State. Trevon Lewis scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonels to a win (they lost 75-65 to Sam Houston State at Stopher Gym on Saturday).

In their last action, Central Arkansas was a 77-73 winner on the road against Northwestern State. The Bears grabbed a 77-73 win over the Demons on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Carlin Bremner at Prather Coliseum.

Next up:
Nicholls State at Southeastern Louisiana, Saturday, January 21
Central Arkansas home to Lamar, Saturday, January 21