Liberty Flames home to Morgan State Bears in NCAA Basketball betting action
Morgan State Bears vs Liberty Flames Odds
The Morgan State Bears will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Flames in Liberty at Vines Center on Thursday in college basketball action.
The Bears will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 0-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Flames are 0-3 ATS. Morgan State is 0-0 against the total, while Liberty is 0-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Flames sit at No. 330 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bears sit at No. 194 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Bears will win this game 62-47.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Liberty's No. 343 nationally ranked offense (52 points per game) against a Bears defense that sits as the No. 290 at 73 PPG. The Flames have been averaging 35.9% from the field, less than the Bears have managed so far this season (47.5% on average).
Defensively, Morgan State features the nation's No. 272-rated defense on the road, allowing 77.7 points per game. Liberty, meanwhile, comes in at No. 323 nationally in scoring at home.
Morgan State was an 87-71 loser in its last match on the road against South Carolina. Morgan State suffered an 87-71 loss against South Carolina on Friday, getting 20 points from Justin Black in a losing effort at Colonial Life Arena.
Liberty was a 74-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Southern Miss. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as underdogs. The Flames got 15 points from John Caleb Sanders, but it was Southern Miss that prevailed in a 74-56 final on Wednesday at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.
Morgan State at VMI, Saturday, December 1
Liberty home to Georgia State, Sunday, December 2