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Cent. Arkansas @ Jacksonville

Current Records: Cent. Arkansas 6-13; Jacksonville 12-7

What to Know

Get ready for an Atlantic Sun battle as the Jacksonville Dolphins and the Cent. Arkansas Bears will face off at 6 p.m. ET Saturday at Swisher Gym. Jacksonville is out to keep their nine-game home win streak alive.

The Dolphins beat the Lipscomb Bisons 66-59 on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Cent. Arkansas ended up a good deal behind the North Florida Ospreys when they played on Thursday, losing 93-74.

Jacksonville is the favorite in this one, with an expected 9.5-point margin of victory. There could be an interesting gambling play in this one, as they have done quite well against the spread at home this season while Cent. Arkansas have struggled against the spread on the road.

Jacksonville's victory brought them up to 12-7 while the Bears' loss pulled them down to 6-13. Two defensive stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Dolphins come into the matchup boasting the ninth fewest points allowed per game in college basketball at 58.7. On the other end of the spectrum, Cent. Arkansas is stumbling into the game with the 356th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 82.9 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against Cent. Arkansas.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday at 6 p.m. ET
  • Where: Swisher Gym -- Jacksonville, Florida
  • Follow: CBS Sports App


The Dolphins are a big 9.5-point favorite against the Bears, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Dolphins as a 10-point favorite.

Over/Under: -108

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Series History

This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last seven years.