Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Eagles versus the Bison? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Burr Gymnasium in Washington, DC. The over/under for this game is set at 138.5 points, and Howard is favored by -14 vs. Coppin State in a Mid-Eastern conference matchup.

COPPIN STATE EAGLES VS HOWARD BISON BETTING PICK

The Pick: Coppin State Eagles +14

This game will be played at Burr Gymnasium at 7:30 ET on Monday, February 26th.

WHY BET THE COPPIN STATE EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Bison.
  • Even though we have Howard winning straight-up, we like Coppin State at +14.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Will the Eagles Win on the Road?

Despite being 2-22 overall, Coppin State has been even worse on the road, going 0-14. Their average margin of defeat on the road is -20.0 points per game, and they are currently on a 14-game losing streak away from home.

They are coming off a 68-66 loss to Norfolk State, and over their last 10 games on the road, they are winless. For the season, they are 1-7 in Mid-Eastern Conference play.

As the underdog this season, Coppin State has gone 11-11 against the spread. On the road, their ATS mark sits at 7-7, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 5-5 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Coppin State games is 9-13. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 129.7 points. Today’s over/under line of 138.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (133.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 132 points.

In their latest game, Coppin State offense put up 66 points against Norfolk State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 32.7% and made 11 threes. Currently leading the team in scoring is Justin Winston who comes into today’s matchup averaging 13.4. Greg Spurlock also heads into the game with a PPG average of 8.8.

At this time, the Eagles’ defense is positioned 188th in the country, permitting 72.4 points per game. Coppin State’s three-point defense is currently 162nd in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.3% of their shots vs. Coppin State.

Do the Bison Have What it Takes at Home?

Howard enters this game with a 12-15 overall record, including a 6-4 mark in Mid-Eastern Conference play. They have gone 5-5 at home this season, and they are currently favored by 14 points.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Bison have gone 5-5. In their previous game, they defeated Morgan State by a score of 78-72.

Howard has an ATS mark of 9-14-2 this season and they are just 4-5-1 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bison have gone 2-7-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Howard is 16-9 and today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (148.1). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 154 points.

In their recent game, the Bison’s offense concluded with 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 75.4 points per contest. In terms of three-point shooting, the Bison offense has been good from outside, hitting 36% of their three-pointers on an average of 21.7 attempts per game. Their overall field goal percentage is currently 45%.

So far, the Bison’s defense is ranked 266th in the country at 75.7 points per contest. Against Morgan State in their most recent game, the Howard defense gave up a total of 72 points while allowing Morgan State to hit 43% of their shots.