NCAA hoops odds preview - Morgan State vs. North Carolina Central
Morgan State Bears vs North Carolina Central Eagles Odds
The Morgan State Bears will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Eagles in North Carolina Central at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium on Monday in college basketball action.
The Eagles sport records of 12-7 and 0-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bears have 6-10 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Eagles and 0-0 for the Bears.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 47 (Eagles) and the No. 260 (Bears) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-63 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bears is ranked No. 93 in NCAA hoops at 37.1 per game. Contrast that with North Carolina Central’s No. 267 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, North Carolina Central is the No. 212-ranked team in the country at 5.8 per game, while Morgan State rates No. 343 at 3.4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Morgan State owns the country's No. 256-rated mark, allowing 73.8 points per game on the highway. North Carolina Central, on the other hand, rates No. 56 in scoring at home.
Morgan State was a 55-52 winner in its last match on the road against North Carolina A&T. The Bears got 14 points from Dewayne Jackson as Morgan State ran past North Carolina A&T 55-52 on Saturday at Corbett Center.
North Carolina Central won its last outing, an 84-75 result against Coppin State on January 26. North Carolina Central earned an 84-75 victory over Coppin State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Ray Willis at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium.
Morgan State home to Hampton, Saturday, February 2
North Carolina Central at Delaware State, Saturday, February 2