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Cent. Arkansas Bears @ Lipscomb Bisons

Current Records: Cent. Arkansas 5-13, Lipscomb 11-7

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We've got another exciting Atlantic Sun matchup on schedule as the Lipscomb Bisons and the Cent. Arkansas Bears are set to tip at 8:00 p.m. ET on January 18th at Allen Arena. Lipscomb will be looking to keep their seven-game home win streak (dating back to last season) alive.

Winning is just a little bit easier when your three-point shooting is a whole 21.1% better than the opposition, a fact Lipscomb proved on Saturday. They came out on top against the Governors by a score of 91-77.

Even though Cent. Arkansas has not done well against Bellarmine recently (they were 0-3 in their previous three matchups), they didn't let the past get in their way on Saturday. The Bears came out on top in a nail-biter against the Knights and snuck past 59-57. The victory was just what Cent. Arkansas needed coming off of a 86-63 defeat in their prior matchup.

The Bisons have been performing well recently as they've won four of their last five matchups, which provided a nice bump to their 11-7 record this season. As for the Bears, their win bumped their record up to 5-13.

Thursday's matchup is shaping up to be a blowout: Lipscomb just can't miss this season, having made 47.8% of their shots per game. It's a different story for Cent. Arkansas, though, as they've only made 40.8% of their shots per game this season. Given Lipscomb's sizeable advantage in that area, Cent. Arkansas will need to find a way to close that gap.

As for their next game, Lipscomb is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 14.5 points. They might be worth a quick bet since they're sitting on a four game streak of covering the spread when playing as the favorites at home.


Lipscomb is a big 14.5-point favorite against Cent. Arkansas, 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 Bisons as a 15-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 154.5 points.

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Series History

Lipscomb has won 2 out of their last 3 games against Cent. Arkansas.

  • Feb 09, 2023 - Lipscomb 93 vs. Cent. Arkansas 81
  • Feb 26, 2022 - Lipscomb 81 vs. Cent. Arkansas 66
  • Jan 09, 2022 - Cent. Arkansas 93 vs. Lipscomb 88