North Carolina A&T Aggies host Howard Bison in college basketball action
Howard Bison vs North Carolina A&T Aggies Odds
Howard travels to North Carolina A&T on Saturday, hoping to boost its 4-14 record with a victory over the Aggies.
North Carolina A&T battles the Bison, currently sitting with a 4-14 mark (1-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Aggies and 0-3 for the Bison.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies sit at No. 182 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bison sit at No. 259 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 61-54.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up North Carolina A&T's No. 210 nationally ranked offense (66.2 points per game) against a Bison defense that sits as the No. 100 at 62.9 PPG. The Aggies have been averaging 40.6% from the field, more than the Bison have managed so far this season (38.9% on average).
Defensively, Howard features the nation's No. 115-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.2 points per game. North Carolina A&T, meanwhile, comes in at No. 118 nationally in scoring at home.
Howard lost its last outing, a 54-49 result against Norfolk State on January 14. They failed to cover in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. Howard suffered a 54-49 loss against Norfolk State on Monday, getting 15 points from Prince Okoroh in a losing effort at Burr Gymnasium.
North Carolina A&T was a 68-40 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Florida A&M. The battle between the Aggies and Rattlers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Florida A&M was handed a 68-40 defeat on Monday at Teaching Gymnasium.
Howard at North Carolina Central, Monday, January 21
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