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Lipscomb Bisons @ Cent. Arkansas Bears

Current Records: Lipscomb 16-11, Cent. Arkansas 9-19

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Cent. Arkansas is on a three-game streak of home losses, the Bisons a three-game streak of away losses, but someone's luck is about to change. Both teams will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Farris Center. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they'll have plenty of motivation to get the 'W'.

It's hard to win when you make seven fewer threes than your opponent, a fact Cent. Arkansas found out the hard way on Thursday. They fell 77-67 to the Governors.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Lipscomb last Thursday, but the final result did not. They took a 75-70 hit to the loss column at the hands of the Lions.

The Bears have been struggling recently as they've lost four of their last five contests, which put a noticeable dent in their 9-19 record this season. As for the Bisons, their defeat dropped their record down to 16-11.

Saturday's game is shaping up to be a scrappy game: Cent. Arkansas have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 36.4 rebounds per game. It's a different story for Lipscomb, though, as they've been averaging only 33.3 rebounds per game. Given Cent. Arkansas' sizable advantage in that area, the Bisons will need to find a way to close that gap.

Cent. Arkansas is hoping to beat the odds on Saturday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. This contest will be their 13th straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 6-6 against the spread).


Lipscomb is a big 9-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 9.5-point favorite.

The over/under is 157.5 points.

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Series History

Cent. Arkansas and Lipscomb both have 2 wins in their last 4 games.

  • Jan 18, 2024 - Cent. Arkansas 96 vs. Lipscomb 86
  • 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