Planning on watching today’s Hawks and Hornets game? Catch the action at Hytche Athletic Center in Princess Anne, MD, as the Hornets hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on DSN. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 134 points, and Delaware State is favored by -4 to win at home against Maryland Eastern Shore.

MARYLAND EASTERN SHORE HAWKS VS DELAWARE STATE HORNETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Delaware State Hornets -4

This game will be played at Hytche Athletic Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, March 7th.

WHY BET THE DELAWARE STATE HORNETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Hornets.
  • Not only will Delaware State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Is a Win at Princess Anne Possible for the Hawks?

After losing their last game to Norfolk State by a score of 69-50, Maryland Eastern Shore is looking to snap their four-game losing streak. On the season, they have a record of 8-19 and a conference record of 3-10. As the underdog, they have gone 2-18.

On the road this season, the Hawks have yet to win a game, going 0-15. Their average scoring margin on the road is -17.1, and they have lost 15 straight games away from home.

Against the spread, Maryland Eastern Shore has gone 11-12 this season. On the road, their ATS record is 7-8, and over their last 10 road games, they are 6-4 vs. the spread. As the underdog, the Hawks are 10-10 vs. the spread this season, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are also 6-4 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 134 for the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks’ game against Delaware State is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (137.8). So far, their over/under record is 9-14. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 124 points and their OU record during this stretch is 0-3.

Maryland Eastern Shore offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 50 points against Norfolk State. In that game, they made 6/17 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 38.6%. The team’s top scorer is Troy Hupstead, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 13.4, while Devon Ellis also maintains a PPG average of 11.3 leading up to the game.

On defense, Maryland Eastern Shore is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 70.4 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Maryland Eastern Shore’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 26.2% this season.

Are the Hornets Ready for a Home Win?

Delaware State has been the underdog in 18 of their 29 games this season, but they will be the favorite in this one, as they are giving up four points. At home, the Hornets have gone 5-8 this season, and they are coming off an 85-66 loss to Howard. Over their last 10 games at home, Delaware State has gone 4-6.

So far this season, the Hornets have gone 13-16 and 6-6 in the Mid-Eastern Conference. Their average scoring margin at home is -1.0, and they are 5-3 this season when favored. On the year, Delaware State has gone 7-10 in non-conference games and they are 6-7 on the road.

Delaware State’s ATS record this season is 13-13, but they are just 4-9 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hornets are just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 134 for the Delaware State Hornets’ game against Maryland Eastern Shore is lower than the average OU line in their games this season (139.3). So far, 13 of their 26 games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 160 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Delaware State offense tallied 66 points in a matchup against Howard. Their field goal percentage for the game was 37%, and they made 4 threes. The top scorer for the Hornets was Martez Robinson with 20 points, while Jevin Muniz also added 14 to the scoreboard.

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 their previous game vs. Howard, the Bison finished with a field goal percentage of 37% and a total of 85 points vs. Delaware State.