The Central Arkansas Bears and North Alabama Lions meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Flowers Hall. The Central Arkansas Bears look for a win after splitting their last six games. The North Alabama Lions look to snap a six-game losing streak.
The Central Arkansas Bears are averaging 73.3 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 81.9 points on 47.5 percent shooting. Camren Hunter is averaging 14.1 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Darious Hall is averaging 12.9 points and 6.7 rebounds. Jared Chatham is the third double-digit scorer and Eddy Kayouloud is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Central Arkansas Bears are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The Central Arkansas Bears are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game.
The North Alabama Lions are averaging 69.8 points on 39.6 percent shooting and allowing 67.6 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Daniel Ortiz is averaging 12.8 points and 3 rebounds, while CJ Brim is averaging 10.2 points and 3 assists. Jamari Blackmon is gabbing 2.8 rebounds and Payton Youngblood is dishing 0.5 assists. The North Alabama Lions are shooting 32 percent from beyond the arc and 75.4 percent from the free throw line. The North Alabama Lions are allowing 32.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.5 rebounds per game.
The Bears are 7-15 ATS in their last 22 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Lions are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The under is 3-0-1 in Bears last 4 overall. The over is 4-0 in Lions last 4 overall.
The North Alabama Lions aren't playing good ball right now to justify this line, but they do win at home by an average of 8.6 points. The Central Arkansas Bears are a terrible team across the board that loses on the road by an average of 21.9 points while shooting just 40.8 percent from the field. Backing Central Arkansas isn't an option for me. It's North Alabama or pass.