Northwestern State vs Central Arkansas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 6, 2021

The Central Arkansas Sugar Bears (5-18) are underdogs (by 5 points) to break a six-game road losing streak when they visit the Northwestern State Demons (9-17) on Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under of 154.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Northwestern State Betting Information

  • The Demons are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 11-12-1
  • The Demons have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 5 points, going 0-2 this season.
  • Only 11 of 24 Northwestern State games this season (45.8%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Demons fell to New Orleans 92-83 and failed to cover the spread as 5-point underdogs, while going over the 154.5 point total in their last contest on Wednesday. Larry Owens totaled a team-high 17 points in the loss.

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

Northwestern State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Trenton Massner 24 12.7 4.6 2.5 1.3 0.5 1.1
Jamaure Gregg 26 10.1 5.0 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.2
Carvell Teasett 26 9.1 1.6 1.9 0.7 0.1 1.5
Jairus Roberson 19 9.1 1.7 1.0 0.5 0.2 2.3
Kendal Coleman 26 6.7 6.4 0.3 0.4 1.2 0.0

Central Arkansas Betting Information

  • Central Arkansas holds a losing record ATS this season, covering eight times and failing to cover 13 times.
  • The Sugar Bears only hold a 0-2 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 5-point underdog.
  • 11 of the Sugar Bears 21 games (52.4%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • Their last time out, the Sugar Bears saw Rylan Bergersen rack up a team-high 20 points to lead them to an 88-71 win against SE Louisiana on Wednesday. They were 2-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 159 total points to top the 149.5-point over/under.

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

Central Arkansas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Rylan Bergersen 22 17.1 4.0 4.5 1.3 0.4 1.7
Eddy Kayouloud 23 10.3 4.9 2.3 0.9 0.2 0.9
Jared Chatham 23 9.0 7.0 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.2
Khaleem Bennett 20 9.0 3.8 1.2 0.6 0.5 0.1
Jaxson Baker 22 5.7 2.2 1.5 0.4 0.4 1.4

Total Facts

  • In Northwestern State’s matchups this season, the Demons and their opponents have eclipsed Saturday’s total of 154.5 points 11 times (42.3% of opportunities).
  • In 34.8% of Central Arkansas’ games this season (8 of 23), the total points scored was more than Saturday’s 154.5-point over/under.
  • The total for the matchup of 154.5 is 11.7 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Demons (71.9 points per game) and the Sugar Bears (70.9 points per game).
  • This game’s point total is 5.9 fewer points than the 160.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Demons have seen a 151.7 average over/under in their games this season, 2.8 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 3.0 points separates this game’s over/under (154.5 points) and the average total points bet in Sugar Bears games (151.5 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/30/2021 Central Arkansas Central Arkansas -3.5 156.5 -165 +137 Regular Season 81-77 NW ST
3/7/2020 N/A Central Arkansas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 100-85 NW ST
2/1/2020 N/A Northwestern State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-71 C ARK
3/9/2019 N/A Northwestern State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-63 C ARK
2/2/2019 N/A Central Arkansas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 80-75 NW ST

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