Oral Roberts @ Cent. Arkansas
Current Records: Oral Roberts 3-1; Cent. Arkansas 0-3
What to Know
The Cent. Arkansas Bears will be returning home after a three-game road trip. They will take on the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles at 4:15 p.m. ET Saturday at Farris Center. Oral Roberts should still be riding high after a win, while Cent. Arkansas will be looking to right the ship.
It's never fun to lose, and it's even less fun to lose 92-47, which was the final score in Cent. Arkansas' tilt against the Baylor Bears on Wednesday. Guard Darious Hall wasn't much of a difference maker for Cent. Arkansas; Hall finished with ten points on 3-for-13 shooting and turned the ball over six times in his 31 minutes on the court.
Meanwhile, the Golden Eagles were fully in charge on Thursday, breezing past the Haskell Indians 89-46 at home.
Cent. Arkansas have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 12.50 point spread they are up against. Those sticking with them against the spread have guts, to put it politely, as the team has let down bettors in all their past three games.
Cent. Arkansas is now 0-3 while Oral Roberts sits at 3-1. A pair of numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Cent. Arkansas is stumbling into the matchup with the 355th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 91 on average. Oral Roberts' offense has more to brag about, as they they come into the game boasting the second most points per game in college basketball at 96.7. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4:15 p.m. ET
- Where: Farris Center -- Conway, Arkansas
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Golden Eagles are a big 12.5-point favorite against the Bears, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The line has drifted a bit towards the Golden Eagles, as the game opened with the Golden Eagles as an 11-point favorite.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.