Central Arkansas Bears (1-4) vs. VMI Keydets (2-3)
November 25, 2021 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: VMI Keydets -8 / Central Arkansas Bears +8 ; Over/Under: -
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The Central Arkansas Bears and VMI Keydets meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Lakefront Arena. The Central Arkansas Bears need a win to rebound from a 1-4 record. The VMI Keydets look to get back to a .500 record.
The Central Arkansas Bears are averaging 58.8 points on 37 percent shooting and allowing 86 points on 47.3 percent shooting. Darious Hall is averaging 11.3 points and 10 rebounds, while Camren Hunter is averaging 11 points and 3.8 rebounds. Eddy Kayouloud is grabbing 4 rebounds and Collin Cooper is dishing 1.5 assists. The Central Arkansas Bears are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Central Arkansas Bears are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 25 rebounds per game.
The VMI Keydets are averaging 88.5 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 60.3 points on 34 percent shooting. Kamdyn Curfman is averaging 18.8 points and 2.5 rebounds, while Jake Stephens is averaging 13.5 points and 2.5 assists. Cooper Sisco is the third double-digit scorer and Sean Conway is dishing 1.8 assists. The VMI Keydets are shooting 42.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The VMI Keydets are allowing 27.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41.3 rebounds per game.
The Bears are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games as a favorite and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Keydets are 8-20 ATS in their last 28 neutral site games and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The under is 4-1 in Bears last 5 overall. The over is 6-2 in Keydets last 8 neutral site games.
The Central Arkansas Bears have looked awful at both ends of the floor this season, and they’re not a team that covers many numbers. Central Arkansas is also losing in the underdog role by an average of 27.2 points. The VMI Keydets have been solid offensively through five games, and they’ll have easily the best player on the floor here. I’ll lay the reasonable number.