Loyola Marymount Lions (4-3) vs Central Arkansas Bears (1-7)
2023-11-29 22:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: Loyola Marymount Lions -19.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5
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The Central Arkansas Bears look to snap a 6-game losing streak. The Loyola Marymount Lions look to build on their 4-3 record. Let’s preview this game and give out a Central Arkansas Bears vs Loyola Marymount Lions prediction.
Central Arkansas Bears Betting Preview
The Central Arkansas Bears have recently lost to Kansas State, Eastern Michigan and New Orleans. The Central Arkansas Bears are averaging 69.8 points on 40.1 percent shooting and allowing 74 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Carl Daughtery Jr. is averaging 12.8 points and 4 rebounds, while Javion Guy-King is averaging 12.5 points and 5.8 rebounds. Elias Cato is the third double-digit scorer and Tucker Anderson is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Central Arkansas Bears are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 67.5 percent from the free throw line. The Central Arkansas Bears are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.
Loyola Marymount Lions Betting Preview
The Loyola Marymount Lions are coming off wins over FIU and UTEP. The Loyola Marymount Lions are averaging 78.6 points on 46.4 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Justin Wright is averaging 13.1 points and 3.6 rebounds, while Justice Hill is averaging 12.3 points and 1.6 rebounds. Dominick Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Alex Merkviladze is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Loyola Marymount Lions are shooting 35.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Loyola Marymount Lions are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.
The Loyola Marymount Lions are just 2-4 ATS this season, but they’re head and shoulders the better team here and should comfortably win. The Central Arkansas Bears aren’t a good team to put it kindly, and their offense is often stuck in the mud. Central Arkansas have been in a lot of close games and while that may be encouraging, they also lose all of them, and they’re against subpar teams. The Loyola Marymount Lions should win big. I’ll lay the chalk.