Betting on today’s Bears and Hornets game? Catch the action at Memorial Hall (DE) in Dover, DE, as the Hornets hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. This Mid-Eastern conference matchup has an over/under of 144 points, and Delaware State is favored to win by -6 at home vs. Morgan State.

MORGAN STATE BEARS VS DELAWARE STATE HORNETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Delaware State Hornets -6

This game will be played at Memorial Hall (DE) at 7:30 ET on Monday, February 19th.

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 -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Morgan State Grab a Win on the Road?

Today, Morgan State is a 6-point underdog against Delaware State. So far this season, the Bears have been the underdog in 16 of their 24 games, going 2-14 in those contests.

On the road, Morgan State has struggled this year, going 1-12. However, they are coming off a win against Maryland Eastern Shore, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five road games.

As the underdog, Morgan State has gone 7-8-1 against the spread this season. Their overall ATS mark is 8-10-1. On the road, the Bears are 5-7-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Morgan State games is 11-8. So far, their games have averaged 150.8 points compared to an average over/under line of 147.4, resulting in an average margin of +3.4. Today’s line of 144 is lower than their season average, and over their last three games, the over/under record is 0-1 with an average scoring total of 142 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Morgan State offense tallied 70 points in a matchup against Maryland Eastern Shore. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.6%, and they made 3 threes. The team’s top scorer is Wynston Tabbs, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.5, while Will Thomas also carries a PPG average of 12.7 into the game.

Coming into the game, Morgan State will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 77.9 points per game (301st). In their previous game vs. Maryland Eastern Shore, the Hawks finished with a field goal percentage of 39% and a total of 65 points vs. Morgan State.

Can the Hornets Secure a Win at Home?

Delaware State will be looking to snap a three-game home losing streak as they take on Morgan State. The Hornets have gone 3-5 at home this season and are 5-5 in their last 10 games at home.

On the year, Delaware State is 11-13, including a 4-3 record in Mid-Eastern Conference play. They are 4-3 this season when favored and have gone 7-10 in non-conference games.

Delaware State’s ATS record this season is 11-10, but they are just 2-6 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hornets have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 144 is higher than the average over/under line in Delaware State’s games this season (139.2). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 132 points.

The Hornets’ offense wrapped up their last game with 66 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 70.5 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Martez Robinson, who is averaging 15.8 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jevin Muniz also maintains a PPG average of 14.9 heading into game.

Currently, the Hornets’ defense holds the 155th rank in the nation, allowing 71.1 points per game. So far, the Delaware State defense is giving up an average of 8.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 14 times per game (694th).