Norfolk State Spartans vs Delaware State Hornets Odds
Norfolk State pays a visit to Delaware State on Saturday, hoping to send the Hornets to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Memorial Hall.
The Hornets currently sports a 12-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Spartans are 17-10 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hornets produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Spartans have gone 0-2 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 172-rated Norfolk State taking on the No. 252-rated Hornets in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 65-61 win for the Spartans on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Spartans rank No. 118 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.1 per game. That compares with Delaware State’s No. 295 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Delaware State is college basketball's No. 226-ranked team at 5.7 per game, while the Spartans rate No. 252 with 5.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Norfolk State owns the country's No. 103-rated mark, allowing 66.5 points per game on the highway. Delaware State, on the other hand, rates No. 285 in scoring at home.
Norfolk State was a 62-59 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Hampton. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Malcolm Hawkins scored 18 points leading the Spartans to a 62-59 victory over Hampton at Hampton Convocation Center on Monday.
In their last action, Delaware State was a 52-50 winner at home against Morgan State. Delaware State got 12 points from Tahj Tate en route to a 52-50 victory over Morgan State on Monday at Memorial Hall.
Norfolk State home to Bethune-Cookman, Saturday, March 2
Delaware State home to Hampton, Monday, February 25