A game after he scored 30 points in an 86-84 win over SE Louisiana, Najee Garvin leads the Nicholls State Colonels (11-5) at home against the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears (1-15) as 11.5-point favorites. The matchup begins at 6:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is set at 153.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.5 points of each other.
In this game, the model projects a total (150.8 points) slightly lower than the DraftKings over/under (153 points).
Prediction: Nicholls State 81, 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 Colonels have an average implied point total of 78.3 this season, which is 3.7 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (82).
- Nicholls State has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (82) six times.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Sugar Bears (83.2) is 12.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (71).
- Central Arkansas has put up more than 71 points in six games on the season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Nicholls State and Central Arkansas Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 11.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Nicholls State||Central Arkansas|
|2/13/2021||SE Louisiana||Win||86-84||2/13/2021||Sam Houston State||Loss||97-57|
|2/6/2021||Sam Houston State||Loss||78-71||1/30/2021||Northwestern State||Loss||81-77|
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