Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Hornets versus the Eagles? Tip off is at at 4:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Physical Education Complex in Baltimore, MD. Delaware State is favored by -7 in this Mid-Eastern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 129 points.

DELAWARE STATE HORNETS VS COPPIN STATE EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Coppin State Eagles +7

This game will be played at Physical Education Complex at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE COPPIN STATE EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Not only will Coppin State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 129 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Hornets Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?

Delaware State is 10-13 this season and has lost three straight games. In conference play, the Hornets are 3-3, and they are 7-10 outside of the Mid-Eastern.

On the road, Delaware State is 5-7 this season, and their average scoring margin is -7.7 points per game. Over their last 10 games away from home, they have gone 4-6.

Delaware State has an ATS record of 10-10 this season and is 8-4 vs. the spread on the road. However, they are just 2-8 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite and have an ATS mark of 1-5 this year when favored.

Delaware State’s over/under record for the season sits at 10-10 and the average over/under line in their games is 139.6. Today’s line of 129 is lower than the average OU line in their games this season and 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 136 points.

In their most recent game, the Hornets’ offense tallied 71 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 70.7 points per game. Martez Robinson is leading the team in scoring at 16.1 points per contest. Jevin Muniz has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 15 going into the game.

Delaware State’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.8 points per game. In today’s game vs. Coppin State, the Delaware State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Delaware State made 21 free-throws vs. the Hornets.

Can the Eagles Secure a Win at Home?

So far this season, Coppin State has been an underdog in all 19 of their games, and they have gone 2-17 in those games. Their average scoring margin at home is -3.3, and they have lost two straight games at home. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone just 2-8.

Coming into this game, Coppin State has lost three straight games, and they are just 1-4 in Mid-Eastern Conference play. Their record on the year is 2-19, and they are 0-13 on the road, where their average scoring margin is -20.9.

As the underdog this season, Coppin State has gone 10-9 against the spread. In their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles have a record of 6-4 vs. the spread. At home, Coppin State has an ATS mark of 3-3 this year and they are just 3-7 in their last 10 games at home vs. the spread. Overall, their ATS record this season is 10-9.

This season, the over/under record for Coppin State games is 7-12 and today’s over/under line of 129 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (134.2). So far, 12 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.

Coppin State is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 66 points versus Howard. This output is higher than their season-average of 56.8 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Justin Winston, who is averaging 13.5 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Greg Spurlock also maintains a PPG average of 9.2 heading into game.

Coming into today’s game, the Coppin State defense is giving up an average of 72.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Delaware State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.9%.