NCAA hoops odds preview - Coppin State vs. Arizona State
Coppin State Eagles vs Arizona State Sun Devils Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Coppin State when they take on the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
Arizona State will face the 3-10 Eagles, who own a 0-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Sun Devils are 3-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 99-ranked Sun Devils and the No. 281-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 80-61 win for the Sun Devils on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Arizona State's No. 82-rated squad against Coppin State's No. 221-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Arizona State rates No. 69 in the country with 7.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 88 nationally with 7.1 per match.
Defensively, Coppin State features the nation's No. 208-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. Arizona State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 98 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Coppin State, they were an 80-50 loser as they battled Iowa on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 21.5-point underdog. Coppin State was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Iowa and falling by an 80-50 score at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Arizona State was a 77-62 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas Tech. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. The Sun Devils grabbed a 77-62 win over the Red Raiders on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Jonathan Gilling at United Spirit Arena.
Arizona State Sun Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Utah are 2-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Eagles at Sun Devils trends to consider:
Arizona State is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Arizona State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Coppin State at Akron, Wednesday, January 2
Arizona State home to Utah, Wednesday, January 2