MD-Eastern Shore Hawks take on Bears in NCAA basketball test
MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Morgan State Bears Odds
MD-Eastern Shore travels to Morgan State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 2-22 record with a victory over the Bears.
The Bears bring a 11-14 record (1-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-22 Hawks, who are 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Morgan State go 1-0 so far and the Hawks go 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 182 (Bears) and the No. 339 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-50 result in favor of the Bears has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Morgan State has the nation's No. 161-rated offensive output, at 68 PPG. The visiting Hawks defense ranks No. 265 allowing on average 70.4 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 44.2% so far, more than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 35.6% per game.
Defensively, MD-Eastern Shore features the nation's No. 286-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Morgan State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 204 nationally in scoring at home.
MD-Eastern Shore lost its last outing, a 49-45 result against Howard on February 25. MD-Eastern Shore got 14 points from Louis Bell but lost anyway, 49-45, to Howard on Monday at Hytche Athletic Center.
Morgan State won its last outing, an 86-68 result against Coppin State on February 27. Blake Bozeman scored 16 points leading the Bears to an 86-68 victory over Coppin State at Hill Field House on Wednesday.
MD-Eastern Shore at Coppin State, Monday, March 4
Morgan State home to Delaware State, Monday, March 4