MD-Eastern Shore North Carolina Central Betting Preview
North Carolina Central Eagles vs MD-Eastern Shore Hawks Odds
The North Carolina Central Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Hawks in MD-Eastern Shore at Hytche Athletic Center on Monday in college basketball action.
This season, the Hawks are 1-16 overall and 1-2 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 14-7 and 0-3 ATS against the number. As for the totals, MD-Eastern Shore boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and North Carolina Central is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hawks, most recently No. 339 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eagles, who rate No. 56 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-49 victory for the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 272 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.4 per game. That compares with MD-Eastern Shore’s No. 232 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where MD-Eastern Shore is college basketball's No. 316-ranked team at 4.5 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 234 with 5.6 per game.
Defensively, North Carolina Central features the nation's No. 83-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.3 points per game. MD-Eastern Shore, meanwhile, comes in at No. 346 nationally in scoring at home.
North Carolina Central won its last outing, a 54-43 result against Delaware State on February 2. North Carolina Central got 20 points from Jeremy Ingram en route to a 54-43 victory over Delaware State on Saturday at Memorial Hall.
MD-Eastern Shore was a 46-44 loser in its last match at home against North Carolina A&T. Troy Snyder scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Hawks to a win (they lost 46-44 to North Carolina A&T at Hytche Athletic Center on Saturday).
North Carolina Central home to Florida A&M, Saturday, February 9
MD-Eastern Shore at Howard, Saturday, February 9