North Carolina A&T Aggies vs South Carolina State Bulldogs Odds
The South Carolina State Bulldogs will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the North Carolina A&T Aggies at SHM Memorial Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
The Bulldogs sit at 4-18 (0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Aggies are currently 13-12 (2-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? South Carolina State is 0-1 OU, and North Carolina A&T is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bulldogs at No. 314 and the Aggies at No. 168 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-53 result in favor of the Aggies.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Aggies is ranked No. 129 in NCAA hoops at 35.9 per game. Contrast that with South Carolina State’s No. 143 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, South Carolina State is the No. 311-ranked team in the country at 4.6 per game, while North Carolina A&T rates No. 216 at 5.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina A&T owns the country's No. 110-rated mark, allowing 66.8 points per game on the highway. South Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 231 in scoring at home.
In their last action, North Carolina A&T was a 64-56 winner at home against Florida A&M. North Carolina A&T earned a 64-56 victory over Florida A&M on Monday, getting 16 points from Bruce Beckford at Corbett Center.
South Carolina State lost its last outing, a 50-46 result against Savannah State on February 9. The Bulldogs got 12 points from Khalif Toombs, but it was Savannah State that prevailed in a 50-46 final on Saturday at Tiger Arena.
North Carolina A&T at Savannah State, Monday, February 18
South Carolina State home to North Carolina Central, Monday, February 18