South Carolina State Bulldogs vs North Carolina A&T Aggies Odds
The North Carolina A&T Aggies will try to cover the spread at Corbett Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the South Carolina State Bulldogs in NCAA basketball action.
The Aggies bring a 13-15 record (2-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 5-21 Bulldogs, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed North Carolina A&T go 0-0 so far and the Bulldogs go 0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies sit at No. 155 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Bulldogs sit at No. 323 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 65-54.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up North Carolina A&T's No. 287 nationally ranked offense (62.6 points per game) against a Bulldogs defense that sits as the No. 311 at 72.8 PPG. The Aggies have been averaging 39.9% from the field, more than the Bulldogs have managed so far this season (39.8% on average).
Defensively, South Carolina State features the nation's No. 296-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.9 points per game. North Carolina A&T, meanwhile, comes in at No. 230 nationally in scoring at home.
South Carolina State lost its last outing, a 75-72 result against Florida A&M on February 25. South Carolina State got 22 points and 10 rebounds from Darryl Palmer in a losing cause in their 75-72 loss to Florida A&M on Monday.
North Carolina A&T was a 51-47 loser in its last match on the road against North Carolina Central. The Aggies endured a 51-47 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Saturday, despite a 11-point effort from Jeremy Underwood at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium.
South Carolina State at North Carolina Central, Monday, March 4
North Carolina A&T home to Savannah State, Monday, March 4