Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Eagles and Hawks. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on DSN, and it’s hosted by the Hawks at Hytche Athletic Center in Princess Anne, MD. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this Mid-Eastern conference contest is set at 127 points, with Maryland Eastern Shore being favored by -6 at home against Coppin State.

COPPIN STATE EAGLES VS MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE HAWKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks -6

This game will be played at Hytche Athletic Center at 8:00 ET on Monday, February 19th.

WHY BET THE MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE HAWKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Hawks.
  • Not only will Maryland Eastern Shore pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 127 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Coppin State Deliver Being Underdogs on the Road?

Through 22 games this season, Coppin State has struggled mightily, posting a record of just 2-20. The Eagles have lost four straight games, and they are just 1-5 in Mid-Eastern Conference play. As the underdog, Coppin State has gone 2-18, and they have yet to be favored in a game this season.

On the road, the Eagles have yet to win a game, going 0-13. Their average scoring margin on the road is -20.9, and they have lost 13 straight road games. Most recently, Coppin State lost to Delaware State by a score of 66-56.

As the underdog, Coppin State has an ATS record of 10-10 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 7-6, and in their last 3 road games, they are 1-0 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 road games, the Eagles have gone 5-3 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 127 is lower than the average over/under line in Coppin State’s games this season (134). So far, 11 of their games have finished with fewer than 127 points. Over their last three games, they have an over/under record of 0-1 with an average scoring total of 128 points.

In their previous game, the Eagles’ offense finished with 56 points, which is right in line with their current average of 56.8 points per contest. Justin Winston is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.2. Meanwhile, Greg Spurlock also brings a PPG average of 9 into the game.

On defense, Coppin State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 72.5 points per game. Coppin State will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Delaware State to just 31% shooting in their most recent game.

Can the Hawks Grab a Win at Home?

After losing to Morgan State 70-65, Maryland Eastern Shore’s record is now 7-15. They are 2-6 in the Mid-Eastern Conference and 5-9 in non-conference games. The Hawks have yet to win a game on the road, going 0-12 with an average scoring margin of -16.4 points.

At home, Maryland Eastern Shore is 3-3 this season. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 7-3. For the year, they have been favored in two games, going 1-1.

As the favorite this season, Maryland Eastern Shore has gone 0-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hawks have a mark of 5-4-1. At home, their ATS record is just 2-4 this year and over their last 10 home games they are 2-4 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 127 is lower than the average over/under line in Maryland Eastern Shore games this season (138.9). So far, the over/under record in their games is 7-11. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points.

In their previous game, the Hawks’ offense finished with 65 points, which is right in line with their current average of 65.5 points per contest. Troy Hupstead is leading the team in scoring at 12.8 points per contest. Devon Ellis has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 11.4 going into the game.

At present, the Hawks’ defense is nationally ranked 123rd, allowing 70.1 points per game. Maryland Eastern Shore’s three-point defense is currently 26th in the country at 5.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.1% of their shots vs. Maryland Eastern Shore.