North Carolina Central Eagles visit South Dakota Coyotes in college basketball clash
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.
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.
North Carolina Central home to Toccoa Falls, Tuesday, November 20
South Dakota at Gonzaga, Sunday, November 18