The Western Carolina Catamounts (1-1) will be at home in the Ramsey Center when they go head-to-head against the North Carolina A&T Aggies (1-1). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 142 points with Western Carolina set as a 10-point favorite. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.
North Carolina A&T Aggies at Western Carolina Catamounts Odds Preview
In the Aggies’ last game, they defeated the Charleston Southern Buccaneers, 63-49. With 13 points and 11 rebounds, North Carolina A&T’s Ronald Jackson had a good performance. The Aggies had a better free throw rate (0.170 vs. 0.076) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.509 vs. 0.333).
The Catamounts hope to maintain momentum after topping the Gardner-Webb Runnin’ Bulldogs in their last matchup, 71-59. Western Carolina received a boost from Mason Faulkner, who was the game’s high scorer with 22 points on 6-for-12 shooting. Western Carolina dominated every stat category in the game. They had a phenomenal free throw rate of 0.364 and a turnover percentage of 20.7. Gardner-Webb had marks of 0.158 and 25.8, respectively, for those same stats.
It will be a battle of contrasting styles as the up-and-down Catamounts will look to push the more half-court-oriented Aggies. Since last season, the Catamounts rank 65th in possessions per game while the Aggies are 246th.
North Carolina A&T Aggies vs. Western Carolina Catamounts Betting Prediction
College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Western Carolina, ATS Winner – Western Carolina, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
North Carolina A&T ranks 91st in steals per game (6.8) while Western Carolina ranks 277th (4.3).