Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bears versus the Highlanders? Tip off is at at 12:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on FloH. The game will be played at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 140.5 points, and the Highlanders are favored to win at home vs. the Bears.
MORGAN STATE BEARS VS RADFORD HIGHLANDERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Morgan State Bears +13
This game will be played at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya at 12:30 ET on Tuesday, November 21st.
WHY BET THE MORGAN STATE BEARS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Highlanders.
- Even though we have Radford winning straight-up, we like Morgan State at +13.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.
Will the Bears Come Through as Road Underdogs?
Morgan State comes into their fourth game of the season with an overall record of 0-3. In their previous three games as the underdog, they have a straight-up record of 0-3. As Morgan State prepares to face Radford, they currently sit at 0-3 against the spread. Over their last ten games, including the previous season, Morgan State has gone 2-6 vs. the spread.
After three games, Morgan State has an over/under record of 2-1-0, with their games averaging a combined 159.7 points per game so far. The Bears’ last five games have finished with a combined 71 points per game and an over/under record of 2-1.
Compared to their season average of 71 points per game, Morgan State struggled in their previous game. Against BYU, the Bears scored 50 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 34.9%. Will Thomas led the team in scoring, putting up 10 points. Additionally, Wynston Tabbs contributed 9 points for the Bears.
So far, the Bears’ defense is ranked 183rd in the country at 82.8 points per contest. Morgan State’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the BYU offense to knock down 55% of their shots on their way to putting up 93 points.
Can Radford Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?
Radford will be playing their 5th game of the season against Morgan State and currently hold a 1-3 record. In their three games away from home, they are 0-3, while they are 1-0 at home. As of today’s game, Radford’s record against the spread this season stands at 1-3. When factoring in their performance from last season, Radford is 4-5 vs. the spread in their previous ten games.
Looking at their over/under performance through four games, Radford has an over/under record of 1-2-1, with their games averaging 139 points per game on average. The Highlanders’ last five games have finished with a combined 73 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.
In their most recent game, the Highlanders’ offense tallied 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 68.6 points per game. Kenyon Giles is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.4 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, DaQuan Smith brings a PPG average of 13.8 into the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Radford defense is giving up an average of 68.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Radford’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 42.2% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 27.6% this season.