Howard Bison home to MD-Eastern Shore Hawks in NCAA Basketball betting action
MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Howard Bison Odds
MD-Eastern Shore pays a visit to Howard on Saturday, hoping to send the Bison to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Burr Gymnasium.
The Bison sport records of 5-18 and 1-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hawks have 1-17 and 1-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-3 for the Bison and 0-0 for the Hawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 244 (Bison) and the No. 315 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 50-45 result in favor of the Bison has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Howard has the nation's No. 347-rated offensive output, at 51.6 PPG. The visiting Hawks defense ranks No. 281 allowing on average 71.2 PPG. The Bison FG% has averaged 36.5% so far, more than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 35.4% per game.
Defensively, MD-Eastern Shore features the nation's No. 282-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. Howard, meanwhile, comes in at No. 344 nationally in scoring at home.
MD-Eastern Shore was an 82-54 loser in their most recent outing at home against North Carolina Central. MD-Eastern Shore was crushed on Monday, getting blown out by North Carolina Central and falling by an 82-54 score at Hytche Athletic Center.
Howard was a 57-45 winner in its last match at home against South Carolina State. The Bison grabbed a 57-45 win over the Bulldogs on Monday, behind a 17-point effort from Prince Okoroh at Burr Gymnasium.
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