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North Carolina Central Eagles visit South Dakota Coyotes in college basketball clash

North Carolina Central EaglesSouth Dakota Coyotes
Nov 16, 3:00 PM | Arena-Auditorium

North Carolina Central Eagles vs South Dakota Coyotes Odds


The North Carolina Central Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Coyotes in South Dakota at Arena-Auditorium on Friday in college basketball action.

This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Arena-Auditorium.

The Coyotes sport records of 0-2 and 0-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 2-2 and 0-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Coyotes and 0-0 for the Eagles.

View North Carolina Central vs South Dakota Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 289 (Coyotes) and the No. 90 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-57 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature South Dakota's No. 249-rated squad against North Carolina Central's No. 270-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, South Dakota rates No. 210 in the country with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 244 nationally with 4.8 per match.

Defensively, North Carolina Central features the nation's No. 192-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.3 points per game. South Dakota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 287 nationally in scoring at home.

North Carolina Central was a 59-55 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Southern. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Malcolm Miller scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Jaguars to a win (they lost 59-55 to North Carolina Central at Arena-Auditorium on Thursday).

South Dakota was a 71-51 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wyoming. They failed to cover the 18.5-point spread as underdogs. South Dakota was run off the court by the Cowboys on Thursday as Wyoming routed them 71-51 at Arena-Auditorium.

Next up:
North Carolina Central home to Toccoa Falls, Tuesday, November 20
South Dakota at Gonzaga, Sunday, November 18