MD-Eastern Shore Hawks vs Savannah State Tigers Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for MD-Eastern Shore when they take on the Savannah State Tigers on Thursday in college hoops betting action.
The Tigers are 17-13 so far on the season, and 1-3 ATS vs. the number. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 2-24 and 1-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Savannah State go 3-1 and the Hawks go 0-0 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers - Hawks odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Savannah State is rated No. 110 in the current Odds Shark poll, while MD-Eastern Shore is at No. 336. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 60-45 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Savannah State's No. 342-ranked offense, averaging 55.8 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 248 at 69.7 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 41.3% so far, more than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 35.6% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, MD-Eastern Shore owns the country's No. 254-rated mark, allowing 72.7 points per game on the highway. Savannah State, on the other hand, rates No. 342 in scoring at home.
MD-Eastern Shore lost its last outing, a 63-60 result against Coppin State on March 4. The Hawks endured a 63-60 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Monday, despite a 17-point effort from Troy Snyder at Physical Education Complex.
Last time out for Savannah State, they were a 59-57 loser as they battled North Carolina A&T on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point underdog. Preston Blackman scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Tigers to a win (they lost 59-57 to North Carolina A&T at Corbett Center on Monday).