The Delaware State Hornets (3-22, 2-9 MEAC) will travel to Physical Education Complex to take on the Coppin State Eagles (8-20, 4-9 MEAC) in their home finale. Action starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 22, 2020.
Delaware State Hornets vs. Coppin State Eagles ATS Preview
In the Hornets’ last contest, they lost a close one to the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats, 71-70. Delaware State’s Myles Carter had 14 points and eight rebounds in the game. Bethune-Cookman did a fantastic job of converting from the charity stripe (18-21; 85.7 percent). Delaware State, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 (above their season average of 25.7).
The Eagles are hoping for a better outcome after their 80-60 loss to the Norfolk State Spartans in their last outing. With 10 points and 11 rebounds, Coppin State’s Brendan Medley-Bacon had a good performance. Norfolk State had an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.9 (above their season average of 31.3). Coppin State, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.288 (above their season average of 0.191).
There should be plenty of transition action in this meeting that features a pair of the NCAA’s more fast-paced teams. Coppin State currently ranks 27th in possessions per game (73.5) and Delaware State is eighth (76.4).
These two schools have already met once this season. The Hornets won 77-68. The Hornets played a nearly flawless game. They had a superb offensive rebounding percentage of 29.7 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.538. The Eagles put up marks of 25.0 and 0.469, respectively, for those same stats. Johquin Wiley scored a game-high 25 points.
Delaware State Hornets vs. Coppin State Eagles Free Prediction
Free Pick: SU Winner – Coppin State, ATS Winner – Coppin State, O/U – Under
The Eagles rank 24th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while the Hornets rank 85th (3.1).
Coppin State ranks 273rd in assists per game (9.8) while Delaware State ranks 257th in assists allowed per game (15.8).
Coppin State averages 38.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 55th in the nation. Delaware State ranks 290th in rebounds allowed per game (40.2).
The Eagles average 28.8 three pointers per game, which ranks eighth in the NCAA. The Hornets rank 239th in three pointers allowed per game (24.3).
Coppin State averages 6.5 steals per game, which ranks 127th in the NCAA. Delaware State ranks 214th in steals allowed per game (8.2).
The Eagles’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 4.0, down from 7.5 for the season.
During their last five games, the Hornets have scored an average of 74.8 points per game (3.4 above their season average) and allowed an average of 84.2 points per game (1.0 above their season average).