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North Carolina Central EaglesMorgan State Bears
Jan 23, 7:30 PM | Hill Field House

North Carolina Central Eagles vs Morgan State Bears Odds

9-9TEAM RECORD4-12

The visiting Eagles hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Hill Field House against the Morgan State Bears.

The Bears sport records of 4-12 and 1-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 9-9 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1 for the Bears and 0-0 for the Eagles.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 188-ranked Bears and the No. 82-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-64 win for the Eagles on Monday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 247 in NCAA hoops at 33.4 per game. Contrast that with Morgan State’s No. 192 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Morgan State is the No. 291-ranked team in the country at 4.9 per game, while North Carolina Central rates No. 134 at 6.6 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina Central owns the country's No. 209-rated mark, allowing 72.3 points per game on the highway. Morgan State, on the other hand, rates No. 183 in scoring at home.

In their last action, North Carolina Central was a 77-57 loser on the road against Coppin State. North Carolina Central was run off the court by the Eagles on Saturday as Coppin State routed them 77-57 at Physical Education Complex.

Morgan State lost its last outing, a 62-61 result against North Carolina A&T on January 21. The Bears endured a 62-61 loss at the hands of the Aggies on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from Dewayne Jackson at Hill Field House.

Next up:
North Carolina Central home to Delaware State, Saturday, January 28
Morgan State at Norfolk State, Saturday, January 28

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