Just one extra half stands between North Florida and the win they have been favored to gather coming into this afternoon. They’ve jumped out to a fast 45-41 lead in opposition to Cent. Arkansas.
North Florida got here into the match with some further motivation after the loss they have been dealt the final time these two groups confronted off. We’ll see in the event that they’re capable of flip the script or if it will simply be extra of the identical.
Cent. Arkansas Bears @ North Florida Ospreys
Present Information: Cent. Arkansas 8-18, North Florida 13-12
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We have got one other thrilling Atlantic Solar matchup on schedule because the Cent. Arkansas Bears and the North Florida Ospreys are set to tip at 2:00 p.m. ET on February tenth at UNF Enviornment. Provided that the pair suffered a loss of their final recreation, they each have somewhat further motivation heading into this match.
Cent. Arkansas’ current tough patch acquired a bit rougher on Thursday after their third straight loss. They fell to the Dolphins 59-55. The loss sadly continues a disappointing pattern for Cent. Arkansas of their matchups with the Dolphins: they’ve now misplaced 4 in a row.
Maybe unsurprisingly given the rating, Cent. Arkansas struggled to get the ball again on offense and completed the sport with solely 5 offensive rebounds. That is the fewest offensive rebounds they’ve managed all season.
In the meantime, the purpose unfold could have favored North Florida final Thursday, however the remaining outcome didn’t. They took a 79-74 hit to the loss column by the hands of the Lions. North Florida has now taken an ‘L’ in back-to-back video games.
The Bears have traveled a rocky highway lately having misplaced 5 of their final six matches, which put a noticeable dent of their 8-18 file this season. As for the Ospreys, their defeat ended a seven-game streak of wins at residence and dropped them to 13-12.
Cent. Arkansas will likely be combating an uphill battle on Saturday because the specialists have pegged them because the 11.5-point underdog. This contest will likely be their eleventh straight because the underdogs (to date over this stretch they’re 5-5 in opposition to the unfold).
Cent. Arkansas got here out on high in a nail-biter in opposition to the Ospreys of their earlier matchup again in January of 2023, sneaking previous 88-85. The rematch could be somewhat more durable for Cent. Arkansas for the reason that crew will not have the home-court benefit this time round. We’ll see if the change in venue makes a distinction.
North Florida is a giant 11.5-point favourite in opposition to Cent. Arkansas, based on the newest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers have been proper according to the betting group on this one, as the sport opened as a 11.5-point unfold, and stayed proper there.
The over/beneath is ready at 151.5 factors.
Sequence Historical past
North Florida and Cent. Arkansas each have 1 win of their final 2 video games.
- Jan 26, 2023 – Cent. Arkansas 88 vs. North Florida 85
- Jan 27, 2022 – North Florida 93 vs. Cent. Arkansas 74