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Howard Bison home to Eagles in NCAAB betting action

North Carolina Central EaglesHoward Bison
Jan 16, 7:30 PM | Burr Gymnasium

North Carolina Central Eagles vs Howard Bison Odds


The North Carolina Central Eagles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bison in Howard at Burr Gymnasium on Monday in college basketball action.

Howard battles the Eagles, currently sitting with a 8-8 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Bison and 0-0 for the Eagles.

View North Carolina Central vs Howard Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bison - Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Howard is rated No. 284 in the current Odds Shark poll, while North Carolina Central is at No. 69. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-56 win for the Eagles.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Howard has the nation's No. 308-rated offensive output, at 60.9 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 110 allowing on average 64.2 PPG. The Bison FG% has averaged 37.7% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina Central owns the country's No. 256-rated mark, allowing 74.1 points per game on the highway. Howard, on the other hand, rates No. 165 in scoring at home.

North Carolina Central was a 69-64 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bethune-Cookman. North Carolina Central got 21 points from Ray Willis en route to a 69-64 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Monday at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium.

Howard was a 70-65 loser in its last match at home against North Carolina A&T. Calvin Thompson scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Bison to a win (they lost 70-65 to North Carolina A&T at Burr Gymnasium on Saturday).

Next up:
North Carolina Central at Coppin State, Saturday, January 21
Howard at Savannah State, Saturday, January 28