Central Arkansas at Southeast Missouri State Prediction - College Basketball Picks 11/20/23
Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (0-3) vs Central Arkansas Bears (1-3)
Game Info: Monday, November 20, 2023 at 7:30 pm (Show Me Center)
Betting Odds: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks -3.5 -- Over/Under: 151 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Central Arkansas Bears and the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks meet in college basketball action from the Show Me Center on Monday night.
Central Arkansas Falls To Vanderbilt
The Central Arkansas Bears come into this game looking to rebound from back-to-back losses after a 75-71 loss to Vanderbilt to fall to 1-3 on the year. Elias Cato leads the Bears in scoring with 15 PPG along with 6.8 RPG while Javion Guy-King has 13 PPG with 7 RPG and 2.5 APG. Carl Daughtery Jr. has 13 PPG and Tucker Anderson has 11.8 PPG with 3.8 RPG to round out the group of double-digit scorers for Central Arkansas up to this point in the year. Ubongabasi Etim has a team-high 9.3 RPG to lead Central Arkansas on the glass while Johannes Kirsipuu has a team-high 4.5 APG to lead the Bears in the assist department as well this season. As a team, Central Arkansas is averaging 72.3 PPG on 42.7% shooting from the field, 31.5% from three and 64.9% from the foul line this season.
Southeast Missouri State Remains Winless
The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks come into this one looking to rebound from a 76-57 loss at the hands of Evansville in their last matchup. Adam Larson leads the Redhawks in scoring with 10.3 PPG as the lone double-digit scorer for Southeast Missouri State up to this point in the year. Braxton Stacker has 8.7 PPG while Kobe Clark has a team-high 5.7 RPG to lead the Redhawks on the glass and Rob Martin’s added a team-high 3.7 APG to lead the Redhawks in assists so far this season. As a team, Southeast Missouri State is averaging 60 PPG on 36.6% shooting from the field, 35.9% from three and 46.7% from the foul line this season.
I’m not sure how to back either of these teams if we’re being 100% honest as there’s only one win between the two and it was Central Arkansas’ win over subdivision Hendrix. That being said, Central Arkansas shoots slightly better from the floor and they’re the far better team from the foul line and with neither side really getting to the line all that much, those couple of extra made free throws could be the difference here. I also don’t feel like laying points with the Redhawks in a spot like this, so give me Central Arkansas and the points here.