Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Hawks versus the Eagles? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Physical Education Complex in Baltimore, MD. In this Mid-Eastern matchup, the Hawks are the betting favorite against the Eagles. The over/under for the game is 131 points.
MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE HAWKS VS COPPIN STATE EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Coppin State Eagles +1.5
This game will be played at Physical Education Complex at 7:30 ET on Monday, January 8th.
WHY BET THE COPPIN STATE EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Eagles.
- Not only will Coppin State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 131 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Will the Hawks Find a Way to Win on the Road?
The Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks come into today’s game as the favorites, with a point spread of -1.5. So far this season, they have an overall record of 4-9 and are 1-0 in conference play. In their last game, they defeated Morgan State by a score of 75-74.
On the road this season, the Hawks are 0-8 and have an average scoring margin of -21.8 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone just 1-9.
Against the spread, Maryland Eastern Shore is 4-7 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-5 and over their last three road games, they are 2-1 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Hawks are 0-1 vs. the spread this year and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they are 6-3-1.
Today’s over/under line of 131 is lower than the average over/under line in Maryland Eastern Shore games this season (140.2). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.
In their recent matchup, the Maryland Eastern Shore offense ended with 75 points against Morgan State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 45.8% and made 4 threes. On offense, Maryland Eastern Shore has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 39%. So far, they are 284th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 74%.
At present, the Hawks’ defense is nationally ranked 231st, allowing 74.7 points per game. The Maryland Eastern Shore defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 74 points and allowed Morgan State to connect on 4 threes.
Can the Eagles Grab a Win at Home?
Heading into today’s matchup, Coppin State is 1-14 overall and 0-1 in conference play. They are currently on a seven-game losing streak and have gone 1-13 in non-conference games this season. Today, they are a 1.5-point underdog and will be looking to snap their losing streak.
In their last game, the Eagles faced Delaware State and lost by a score of 55-53. So far this season, Coppin State is 1-2 at home and has an average scoring margin of -1.7 points per game at home. Over their last 10 home games, the Eagles are just 2-8.
As the underdog this season, Coppin State has gone 8-7 vs. the spread. Their home ATS record is 2-1 and they are 2-3 in their last 5 home games vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Eagles have an ATS mark of 7-3.
This season, the over/under record for Coppin State sits at 5-10. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 126.3 points compared to an average over/under line of 134.8. Today’s line of 131 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 123 points.
The Coppin State offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 53 points versus Delaware State. During the game, they attempted 16 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 45.8%. The team’s top scorer is Justin Winston, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 14.1, while Greg Spurlock also carries a PPG average of 9 into the game.
At this time, the Eagles’ defense is positioned 178th in the country, permitting 72.1 points per game. Coppin State will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Delaware State to just 38% shooting in their most recent game.