Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Eagles versus the Spartans? Tip off is at at 6:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Norfolk Scope Arena in Norfolk, VA. This Mid-Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 130.5 points, and Norfolk State is favored to win by -13.5 at home vs. Coppin State.

COPPIN STATE EAGLES VS NORFOLK STATE SPARTANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Coppin State Eagles +13.5

This game will be played at Norfolk Scope Arena at 6:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.

WHY BET THE COPPIN STATE EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Spartans.
  • Even though we have Norfolk State winning straight-up, we like Coppin State at +13.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 130.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Does Coppin State Stand a Chance on the Road?

Despite being 13.5-point underdogs, Coppin State has a chance to snap their 10-game losing streak when they take on Norfolk State. The Eagles have gone just 2-26 on the season, including a 1-11 record in the Mid-Eastern Conference.

So far, Coppin State has gone 0-16 on the road this season, and their average road margin of defeat is -19.2 points per game. In their last 10 road games, they have gone 0-10.

As the underdog, Coppin State has gone 13-13 against the spread this season. On the road, the Eagles have an ATS mark of 8-8 and are 1-2 vs. the spread in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Coppin State has a 4-6 ATS record.

So far this season, the over/under record for Coppin State games is 11-15. On average, their games have finished with 130.7 points compared to an average over/under line of 134.3, resulting in an average margin of -3.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 130.5 is lower than the average scoring mark in their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 132 points.

In their recent game, the Eagles’ offense concluded with 60 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 58.1 points per contest. The team’s top scorer is Justin Winston, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 13.7, while Ryan Archey also maintains a PPG average of 9.3 leading up to the game.

The Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 194th nationally, allowing an average of 72.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Morgan State, the Bears finished with a field goal percentage of 51% and a total of 78 points vs. Coppin State.

Is A Home Victory Likely for the Favored Spartans?

After a 77-58 win over Howard, Norfolk State comes into this game with a 21-10 record. At home, the Spartans are 9-1 this season, and they have won their last eight games at home. This season, Norfolk State has been favored in 13 games, and they have gone 11-2 in those contests.

On the other side, Coppin State has gone 7-9 on the road this season, and they have an average scoring margin of -5.2 points per game away from home. This season, the Eagles have been the underdog in 13 games, and they have gone 5-8 in those matchups.

As the favorite this season, Norfolk State has gone just 4-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Spartans have an ATS mark of just 2-8.

On the season, the over/under record for Norfolk State games is 12-14 and today’s line of 130.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (138.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

The Spartans’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 74.3 points per contest. Jamarii Thomas is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17.5. Meanwhile, Allen Betrand also brings a PPG average of 11.2 into the game.

At this time, the Spartans’ defense is positioned 66th in the country, permitting 67.7 points per game. So far, the Norfolk State defense is giving up an average of 8.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.7 times per game (588th).