MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Florida A&M Rattlers Odds
The Florida A&M Rattlers will try to cover the spread at Teaching Gymnasium on Saturday when they get a visit from the MD-Eastern Shore Hawks in NCAA basketball action.
The Hawks will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Rattlers are 1-1 ATS. MD-Eastern Shore is 0-0 on the totals; Florida A&M is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 288 (Rattlers) and the No. 343 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 61-52 result in favor of the Rattlers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Florida A&M has the nation's No. 137-rated offensive output, at 69.2 PPG. The visiting Hawks defense ranks No. 318 allowing on average 74.3 PPG. The Rattlers FG% has averaged 40.7% so far, more than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.3% per game.
Defensively, MD-Eastern Shore features the nation's No. 317-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.6 points per game. Florida A&M, meanwhile, comes in at No. 103 nationally in scoring at home.
MD-Eastern Shore was a 58-53 winner in its last match at home against Delaware State. MD-Eastern Shore got 17 points from Kevin Mays en route to a 58-53 victory over Delaware State on Saturday at Hytche Athletic Center.
Last time out for Florida A&M, they were an 89-77 winner as they battled South Carolina State on the road. Jamie Adams went off for 28 points and added 3 rebounds, leading Florida A&M over South Carolina State, 89-77, on Monday at SHM Memorial Center.
MD-Eastern Shore at Bethune-Cookman, Monday, January 28
Florida A&M home to Delaware State, Monday, January 28