Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bears versus the Lions? Tip off is at at 10:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles, CA. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Lions as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 145.5 points.
CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS VS LOYOLA MARYMOUNT LIONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Central Arkansas Bears +19.5
This game will be played at Gersten Pavilion at 10:00 ET on Wednesday, November 29th.
WHY BET THE CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Lions.
- Even though we have Loyola Marymount winning straight-up, we like Central Arkansas at +19.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Will the Central Arkansas Defense Show Up on the Road?
Today, Central Arkansas will play their eighth game of the season against Loyola Marymount. So far this season, all of the Bears’ games have been away from home. Central Arkansas has a current ATS record of 0-7 heading into today’s game. In their last five games, the team has gone 2-2-1 vs. the spread.
Central Arkansas comes in with an over/under record of 2-5-0 through seven games, with their games averaging a combined 147 points per game so far. When looking at the Bears’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 67 points per game.
In their most recent game, the Bears’ offense tallied 74 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 69.8 points per game. In terms of offense, the Bears have a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, putting them 371st in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 135th in percentage and 127th in three-pointers made.
At this time, the Bears’ defense is positioned 155th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. In today’s game vs. Loyola Marymount, the Central Arkansas defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Central Arkansas made 15 free-throws vs. the Bears.
Is a Home Win Possible for the Lions?
Loyola Marymount currently holds a 4-3 record after seven games. In games played on the road, the Lions are 0-1, while they are 4-2 at home. As of today’s game, Loyola Marymount has a 2-5 ATS record. Over their last five games, the team is 2-3 vs. the spread.
Loyola Marymount’s games have, on average, featured 147.7 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-3-0. Their average over/under line is currently 148.4 points so far. In the Lions’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 73 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-3.
The Loyola Marymount offense is coming off a game in which they scored 67 points vs. UTEP. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.2% while connecting on 7 threes. Offensively, the Lions have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 183rd in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 159th in percentage and 66th in three-pointers made.
At this time, the Lions’ defense is positioned 95th in the country, permitting 69.1 points per game. So far, the Loyola Marymount defense is giving up an average of 6.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12 times per game (404th).