Norfolk State Spartans take on Bears in NCAA basketball test
Norfolk State Spartans vs Morgan State Bears Odds
Norfolk State pays a visit to Morgan State on Monday, hoping to send the Bears to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Hill Field House.
The Bears sport records of 6-12 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Spartans have 13-10 and 1-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Bears and 0-1 for the Spartans.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bears at No. 230 and the Spartans at No. 231 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-64 result in favor of the Spartans.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Morgan State's No. 114-rated squad against Norfolk State's No. 144-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Morgan State rates No. 344 in the country with 3.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 238 nationally with 5.5 per match.
Defensively, Norfolk State features the nation's No. 129-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.4 points per game. Morgan State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 244 nationally in scoring at home.
Norfolk State was an 80-70 winner in its last match on the road against Coppin State. Pendarvis Williams scored 23 points and helped out with 12 rebounds for Norfolk State on Saturday, leading the Spartans to an 80-70 victory over Coppin State at Physical Education Complex.
In their last action, Morgan State was a 64-62 loser at home against Hampton. The Bears got 16 points from Anthony Hubbard, but it was Hampton that prevailed in a 64-62 final on Saturday at Hill Field House.
Norfolk State home to Delaware State, Saturday, February 9
Morgan State at Coppin State, Saturday, February 9