Central Arkansas vs SE Louisiana: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 27, 2021 - Last Updated on January 30, 2021

The Central Arkansas Sugar Bears (1-11) are 2-point favorites as they look to break a five-game losing streak when they visit the SE Louisiana Lions (3-9) on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at University Center (LA). The matchup airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total in the matchup is set at 151.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 27, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Lions (+2)

The spread for this matchup suggested by the model (1.0 point) is a little tighter than the 2-point edge DraftKings gives to the Sugar Bears, though the data still has them as the favorite.

Pick OU:
Under (151)

The model predicts a total 2.8 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

Prediction: Central Arkansas 75, SE Louisiana 74

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Sugar Bears’ average implied point total this season is 7.8 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (84.8 implied points on average compared to 77 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, Central Arkansas has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (77) three times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Lions (78.1) is 3.1 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (75).
  • SE Louisiana has put up more than 75 points in three games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Central Arkansas and SE Louisiana Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Sugar Bears 4-6 0-0 6-4
Lions 4-5 1-1 4-5

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Central Arkansas

SE Louisiana
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/23/2021 Abilene Christian Loss 93-58 1/23/2021 Northwestern State Loss 73-68
1/16/2021 Nicholls State Loss 74-72 1/20/2021 McNeese Win 92-88
1/13/2021 SFA Loss 95-69 1/16/2021 Abilene Christian Loss 76-42
1/9/2021 Sam Houston State Loss 91-80 1/13/2021 Texas A&M-CC Win 76-63
12/29/2020 Baylor Loss 93-56 1/9/2021 Nicholls State Loss 87-67

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