North Carolina Central Eagles vs Florida A&M Rattlers in college hoops odds

Florida A&M RattlersNorth Carolina Central Eagles
Feb 9, 4:00 PM | McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium

Florida A&M Rattlers vs North Carolina Central Eagles Odds

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The North Carolina Central Eagles will try to cover the spread at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Florida A&M Rattlers in NCAA basketball action.

Supporters of the Rattlers have watched them go 6-16 and 1-1 ATS on the year, while the Eagles are at 15-7 and 0-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Eagles are 0-0, while the Rattlers have a 0-0 mark.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles sit at No. 61 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rattlers sit at No. 298 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Eagles will win this game 81-60.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up North Carolina Central's No. 90 nationally ranked offense (71.2 points per game) against a Rattlers defense that sits as the No. 327 at 74.9 PPG. The Eagles have been averaging 48% from the field, more than the Rattlers have managed so far this season (40.5% on average).

Defensively, Florida A&M features the nation's No. 334-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.2 points per game. North Carolina Central, meanwhile, comes in at No. 66 nationally in scoring at home.

Florida A&M was a 67-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Bethune-Cookman. Reggie Lewis scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Rattlers to a win (they lost 67-65 to Bethune-Cookman at Moore Gymnasium on Saturday).

In their last action, North Carolina Central was an 82-54 winner on the road against MD-Eastern Shore. The battle between the Eagles and Hawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as MD-Eastern Shore was handed an 82-54 defeat on Monday at Hytche Athletic Center.

Next up:
Florida A&M at North Carolina A&T, Monday, February 11
North Carolina Central home to Bethune-Cookman, Monday, February 11