North Carolina Central Eagles home to Bethune-Cookman Wildcats in NCAA Basketball betting action
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats vs North Carolina Central Eagles Odds
Bethune-Cookman pays a visit to North Carolina Central on Monday, hoping to send the Eagles to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium.
The Eagles sit at 16-7 (0-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Wildcats are currently 9-15 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? North Carolina Central is 0-0 OU, and Bethune-Cookman is 0-1 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 70 (Eagles) and the No. 276 (Wildcats) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-63 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and North Carolina Central has the nation's No. 109-rated offensive output, at 70.3 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 204 allowing on average 67.5 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 47.5% so far, more than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Bethune-Cookman owns the country's No. 163-rated mark, allowing 69.4 points per game on the highway. North Carolina Central, on the other hand, rates No. 104 in scoring at home.
Bethune-Cookman lost its last outing, a 65-55 result against North Carolina A&T on February 9. The Wildcats endured a 65-55 loss at the hands of the Aggies on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Adrien Coleman at Corbett Center.
In their last action, North Carolina Central was a 51-43 winner at home against Florida A&M. North Carolina Central got 18 points from Jeremy Ingram en route to a 51-43 victory over Florida A&M on Saturday at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium.
Bethune-Cookman home to Howard, Monday, February 18
North Carolina Central at Savannah State, Saturday, February 16