A pair of struggling teams hit the court when the New Orleans Privateers (4-11) host the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears (1-16) on Monday, February 22, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The Privateers are 4-point favorites as they look to break a four-game losing streak against the Sugar Bears, who have lost 10 straight. The matchup has a point total of 154.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 2:20 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Privateers (-4)

The model projects the Privateers to win, just as DraftKings does, but the model favors them by slightly more points (5.4 to 4).

Pick OU:
Under (154.5)

The model projects a total 3.4 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: New Orleans 78, Central Arkansas 73

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 Privateers’ average implied point total this season is 1.2 fewer points than their implied total in Monday’s game (77.8 implied points on average compared to 79 implied points in this game).
  • New Orleans has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (79) four times this season.
  • The Sugar Bears’ average implied point total on the season (83.2 points) is 8.2 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (75 points).
  • Central Arkansas has totaled more than 75 points five times on the season.

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

New Orleans and Central Arkansas Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Privateers 4-7 3-0 6-5
Sugar Bears 5-10 0-1 8-7

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

Last 5 Games

New Orleans

Central Arkansas
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/15/2021 SFA Loss 89-79 2/20/2021 Nicholls State Loss 79-68
1/30/2021 SE Louisiana Loss 79-73 2/13/2021 Sam Houston State Loss 97-57
1/27/2021 Northwestern State Loss 81-73 2/6/2021 McNeese Loss 80-70
1/23/2021 Nicholls State Loss 86-62 1/30/2021 Northwestern State Loss 81-77
1/20/2021 Texas A&M-CC Win 87-68 1/27/2021 SE Louisiana Loss 69-57

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