Savannah State Tigers vs Eagles College Hoops Game Preview
Savannah State Tigers vs Coppin State Eagles Odds
The Coppin State Eagles host Savannah State on Saturday, looking to build on their 3-13 mark against the 6-9 Tigers in college hoops action at Physical Education Complex.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Eagles are 0-1 ATS. Savannah State is 1-0 on the totals; Coppin State is 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Eagles, most recently No. 297 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 108 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 60-51 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Coppin State's No. 265-ranked offense, averaging 63.5 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 13 at 56.2 PPG. The Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 35.7% so far, less than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Savannah State owns the country's No. 37-rated mark, allowing 61.4 points per game on the highway. Coppin State, on the other hand, rates No. 225 in scoring at home.
Savannah State was an 84-40 winner in its last match at home against Allen. Savannah State cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Allen out of the gym and running up an 84-40 score at Tiger Arena.
Last time out for Coppin State, they were a 70-60 loser as they battled Howard at home. Troy Franklin scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 70-60 to Howard at Physical Education Complex on Saturday).
Savannah State at Morgan State, Monday, January 14
Coppin State home to South Carolina State, Monday, January 14