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South Carolina State BulldogsMorgan State Bears
Jan 12, 4:00 PM | Hill Field House

South Carolina State Bulldogs vs Morgan State Bears Odds

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Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for South Carolina State when they take on the Morgan State Bears on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

Morgan State will face the 4-10 Bulldogs, who own a 0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bears are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Bulldogs are 0-1 favoring the OVER.

View South Carolina State vs Morgan State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 244-rated Bears and the No. 303-ranked Bulldogs, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 63-58 result in favor of the Bears.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Morgan State's No. 196-ranked scoring average of 66.7 PPG, against a Bulldogs defense rated No. 324 and allowing 75.3 PPG. The Bears FG% has averaged 42.6% to date this season, more than the Bulldogs shooters have managed so far (39.9% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, South Carolina State owns the country's No. 320-rated mark, allowing 78.9 points per game on the highway. Morgan State, on the other hand, rates No. 282 in scoring at home.

Last time out for South Carolina State, they were an 80-69 loser as they battled South Carolina on the road. South Carolina State got 24 points and 14 rebounds from Matthew Hezekiah in a losing cause in their 80-69 loss to South Carolina on Saturday.

Morgan State lost its last outing, a 70-60 result against Saint Joseph's on January 5. Morgan State got 16 points from Dewayne Jackson but lost anyway, 70-60, to Saint Joseph's on Saturday at Hill Field House.

Next up:
South Carolina State at Coppin State, Monday, January 14
Morgan State home to Savannah State, Monday, January 14