Central Arkansas vs. Indiana Prediction

Central Arkansas Bears vs. Indiana Hoosiers 12/19/18, Prediction & Odds

The Indiana Hoosiers have won all seven of their home games entering today's non-conference tilt versus the Central Arkansas Bears. Is Indiana going to win by a big enough margin tonight to cover the spread?

Game Snapshot

307475 Central Arkansas Bears at 307476 Indiana Hoosiers

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Assembly Hall at 7PM ET

TV: BTN

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Hoosiers are a 24.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 148 points. As of Wednesday morning, 56 percent of public bets are being placed on host Indiana. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Bears fall at New Mexico

Central Arkansas dropped an 82-70 decision at New Mexico Saturday to drop to 4-6 on the season. The Bears trailed 40-32 at halftime and were unable to recover. Khaleem Bennett paced Central Arkansas with 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting to go with three rebounds and two assists. Hayden Koval contributed 11 points, eight boards and three blocked shots. Jared Chatham had 10 points and four boards off the bench. Eddy Kayouloud added 10 points and four rebounds as a reserve.

Hoosiers edge Butler

Indiana won a tight 71-68 contest versus Butler Saturday afternoon in Indianapolis. The 25th-ranked Hoosiers outscored the Bulldogs 37-30 in the second half en route to the win. Juwan Morgan had a huge game in leading Indiana to the win as he registered a game-best 35 points on 12-of-14 shooting to go with three rebounds, two steals and two blocked shots. Romeo Langford added 13 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks. The Hoosiers shot 27-of-52 from the floor including 9-of-21 from 3-point range, while going 8-of-10 at the charity stripe.

College Basketball Betting Trends

Central Arkansas

The Bears are 6-0 ATS in their last six games following a straight up loss. Central Arkansas is 5-1 ATS in its last six Wednesday games.

Indiana

The Hoosiers are 4-1 ATS in their last five Wednesday games. Indiana is 1-4 ATS in its last five home games.

Prediction:

I'm taking some underdogs today and this is no exception as the Hoosiers are coming off a narrow rivalry victory and are a prime candidate for a letdown. Central Arkansas isn't very good, but I think it can take advantage of the situation and stay within the number.

 

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: CENTRAL ARKANSAS BEARS +24.5

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