MD-Eastern Shore Hawks face South Florida Bulls: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs South Florida Bulls Odds
The South Florida Bulls will hit the floor running against the visiting MD-Eastern Shore Hawks Friday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Bulls currently sports a 0-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-1 ATS. The Hawks are 0-3 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulls produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Hawks have gone 0-0 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with South Florida in this one found them as 25-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 252-rated MD-Eastern Shore taking on the No. 57-rated Bulls in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 52-46 win for the Hawks on Friday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawks is ranked No. 212 in NCAA hoops at 35.3 per game. Contrast that with South Florida’s No. 335 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Florida is the No. 210-ranked team in the country at 5 per game, while MD-Eastern Shore rates No. 245 at 4.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, MD-Eastern Shore owns the country's No. 208-rated mark, allowing 69 points per game on the highway. South Florida, on the other hand, rates No. 273 in scoring at home.
In their last action, MD-Eastern Shore was a 62-52 loser on the road against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The Hawks got 21 points from Kyree Jones, but it was Arkansas-Pine Bluff that prevailed in a 62-52 final on Monday at Stan Sheriff Center.
Last time out for South Florida, they were a 74-56 loser as they battled Central Florida at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. South Florida got 22 points from Jawanza Poland but lost anyway, 74-56, to Central Florida on Saturday at Sun Dome.
South Florida Bulls Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After playing Central Florida are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1
A few Hawks at Bulls trends to consider:
South Florida is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
South Florida is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
South Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
MD-Eastern Shore home to Western Michigan, Saturday, November 17
South Florida home to Loyola of Chicago, Saturday, November 17