Friday's contest features the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-1) and the Central Arkansas Sugar Bears (1-2) squaring off at Memorial Gymnasium (on November 17) at 7:00 PM ET. This matchup, according to our computer prediction, will result in a 76-66 win for Vanderbilt.

According to our computer prediction, Central Arkansas projects to cover the 19.5-point spread in its matchup against Vanderbilt. The over/under is listed at 146.5, and the two sides are projected to come in below that total.

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Central Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Friday, November 17, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: SEC Network+
  • Where: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Venue: Memorial Gymnasium
  • Line: Vanderbilt -19.5
  • Point Total: 146.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Vanderbilt -2500, Central Arkansas +1100

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Central Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Vanderbilt 76, Central Arkansas 66

Spread & Total Prediction for Central Arkansas vs. Vanderbilt

  • Pick ATS: Central Arkansas (+19.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (146.5)

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Central Arkansas Performance Insights

  • Central Arkansas was ranked 148th in college basketball offensively last season with 72.9 points per game, while defensively it was 0-worst (81.5 points allowed per game).
  • The Bears ranked worst in the nation with 35.8 rebounds allowed per game. Meanwhile, they pulled down 32.0 boards per game (163rd-ranked in college basketball).
  • Central Arkansas put up 12.4 assists per game, which ranked them 230th in college basketball.
  • The Bears averaged 13.0 turnovers per game (291st-ranked in college basketball). They forced 11.6 turnovers per contest (206th-ranked).
  • The Bears drained 8.5 threes per game (60th-ranked in college basketball). They sported a 32.3% shooting percentage (280th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Central Arkansas allowed 9.0 treys per game (16th-worst in college basketball), and it allowed a 36.3% three-point percentage (322nd-ranked) to its opponents.
  • Of the shots attempted by Central Arkansas last year, 58.8% of them were two-pointers (67.7% of the team's made baskets) and 41.2% were threes (32.3%).

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