Coppin State Eagles vs UMBC Retrievers Odds
The UMBC Retrievers will try to pay off for their supporters on Wednesday when they play host to the Coppin State Eagles at RAC Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Retrievers sit at 2-8 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 1-8 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? UMBC is 0-0 OU, and Coppin State is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Retrievers at No. 295 and the Eagles at No. 313 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 62-60 result in favor of the Retrievers.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 235 in NCAA hoops at 33.7 per game. Contrast that with UMBC’s No. 150 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, UMBC is the No. 239-ranked team in the country at 5.4 per game, while Coppin State rates No. 115 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, Coppin State features the nation's No. 259-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.2 points per game. UMBC, meanwhile, comes in at No. 213 nationally in scoring at home.
Coppin State was a 69-63 loser in its last match on the road against Marshall. Michael Murray scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 69-63 to Marshall at Cam Henderson Center on Saturday).
Last time out for UMBC, they were an 83-66 loser as they battled Norfolk State on the road. The Retrievers endured an 83-66 loss at the hands of the Spartans on Sunday, despite a 22-point effort from Ryan Cook at Echols Hall.
Coppin State at Wagner, Saturday, December 15
UMBC at DePaul, Saturday, December 22