Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bears versus the Redhawks? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Redhawks as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 157.5 points.
CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS VS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks -4
This game will be played at Show Me Center at 7:30 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Redhawks.
- Not only will Southeast Missouri State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 157.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Are the Bears Ready for a Road Win?
Central Arkansas is playing their fourth game of the season and have yet to win a game, as they are 0-3. In their previous five road games dating back to last year, Central Arkansas has also failed to win a game, going 0-5. Prior to today’s game, Central Arkansas holds a 0-3 ATS record. Taking into account their performance from the previous season, Central Arkansas has gone 4-5 ATS in their last ten games.
Up to this point, games involving Central Arkansas have had an average of 145.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 149.5 points. Their over/under record is 1-2-0. The Bears’ last five games have culminated with an average of 69 points per game and an over/under record of 1-3.
In their most recent game, the Bears’ offense tallied 71 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.2 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Elias Cato, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15, while Tucker Anderson also carries a PPG average of 11.8 into the game.
Central Arkansas’ defense has been playing well, ranking 74th nationally, with 67.2 points allowed per game. In their most recent game, the Central Arkansas defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Vanderbilt knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 75 points.
Does Southeast Missouri State Have What it Takes to Win as Home Favorites?
After three games, Southeast Missouri State has a record of 0-3. In their previous five home games, which includes last year, Southeast Missouri State has a 2-3 record at home. Against the spread, Southeast Missouri State has a current record of 0-3 this season. When factoring in last year’s games, Southeast Missouri State holds a 6-4 ATS mark in their previous ten games.
Southeast Missouri State’s games have, on average, featured 145 points per game leading to an over/under record of 1-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 146 points so far. In the Redhawks’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 72 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 2-3.
The Southeast Missouri State offense is coming off a game where they scored 57 points against Evansville. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.4% and connected on 7 threes. Rob Martin led the scoring for the Redhawks, contributing 9 points. Additionally, Braxton Stacker chipped in with 9 points.
At this time, the Redhawks’ defense is positioned 191st in the country, permitting 85.0 points per game. So far, the Southeast Missouri State defense is giving up an average of 8.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 16 times per game (522nd).