The Central Arkansas Sugar Bears (1-14) are expected to extend an eight-game losing streak when they visit the Sam Houston State Bearkats (10-6) as 12-point underdogs at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum. The matchup airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 152.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Bearkats (-12)

The model projects the Bearkats to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by a small margin more (12.9 to 12).

Pick OU:
Under (152.5)

The model projects a total 2.2 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Sam Houston State 82, Central Arkansas 69

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 average implied total for the Bearkats this season is 79.7 points, 2.3 fewer points than their implied total of 82 points in Saturday’s game.
  • So far this season, Sam Houston State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (82) six times.
  • The 83.3-point average implied total on the season for the Sugar Bears is 13.3 more points than the team’s 70-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Central Arkansas has scored more than 70 points in seven games this season.

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

Sam Houston State and Central Arkansas Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 12+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Bearkats 8-5 0-0 5-8
Sugar Bears 4-9 0-0 7-6

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

Last 5 Games

Sam Houston State

Central Arkansas
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/10/2021 SE Louisiana Win 79-61 2/6/2021 McNeese Loss 80-70
2/6/2021 Nicholls State Win 78-71 1/30/2021 Northwestern State Loss 81-77
1/31/2021 SFA Loss 78-68 1/27/2021 SE Louisiana Loss 69-57
1/27/2021 Texas A&M-CC Win 75-70 1/23/2021 Abilene Christian Loss 93-58
1/20/2021 Abilene Christian Win 64-57 1/16/2021 Nicholls State Loss 74-72

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