The Aggies and Fightin’ Blue Hens are set to face off at 7:00 ET on FloH. The Fightin’ Blue Hens will host the game at Bob Carpenter Center in Newark, DE. The over/under for this game is set at 152 points, and Delaware is favored by -13.5 vs. North Carolina A&T in a Coastal Athletic Association conference matchup.

NORTH CAROLINA A&T AGGIES VS DELAWARE FIGHTIN’ BLUE HENS BETTING PICK

The Pick: North Carolina A&T Aggies +13.5

This game will be played at Bob Carpenter Center at 7:00 ET on Thursday, January 25th.

WHY BET THE NORTH CAROLINA A&T AGGIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Fightin’ Blue Hens.
  • Even though we have Delaware winning straight-up, we like North Carolina A&T at +13.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Aggies Grab a Win on the Road?

North Carolina A&T has been a much better team at home than on the road this season, going 3-5 compared to 3-6 on the road. They have also been an underdog in 16 of their 19 games this season, going 5-11 as the underdog.

Coming off a win over William & Mary, the Aggies have won three straight games to improve their overall record to 6-13. Their record in the Coastal Athletic Association is 4-2 compared to 2-11 in non-conference games.

North Carolina A&T has an overall ATS record of 10-7 this season. As the underdog, they have gone 9-7 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-3 and their last three road ATS record is 1-2. However, their last three games as the underdog, they have a perfect ATS mark of 3-0.

Today’s over/under line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line in North Carolina A&T games this season (145.3). So far, their over/under record is 9-8. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points and their OU record during that span is 1-2. For the season, eight of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 152.

The North Carolina A&T offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. William & Mary. Overall their field goal percentage was 44.6% while connecting on 5 threes. Offensively, the Aggies hold a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, placing them 367th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 346th in terms of percentage and 260th in three-pointers made.

Facing Delaware, North Carolina A&T aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 80.5 points allowed per game (302nd). In terms of field goal percentage allowed, North Carolina A&T’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 49.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 34.9% this season.

Will the Fightin’ Blue Hens Win at Bob Carpenter Center?

Delaware will be the favorite today, as they have been in 10 of their 19 games this season. Overall, they are 8-2 in those games, and they are 4-4 at home this season. Their average scoring margin at home is +2.5 points per game.

Recently, the Fightin’ Blue Hens have gone 2-3 in their last five home games, and they are 6-4 in their last 10 games at home. They are coming off a loss to Drexel, as the final score of that game was 86-67.

Delaware has an ATS record of 10-7 this season and is 4-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Fightin’ Blue Hens are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line of 143.4 in Delaware’s games this season. So far, 15 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 147 points compared to their season average of 146.8 points per game.

The Delaware offense is coming off a game where they scored 67 points against Drexel. They posted a field goal percentage of 43.3% and connected on 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Gerald Drumgoole with 18 points. Jyare Davis also added 17 points for the Fightin’ Blue Hens.

On the defensive side, Delaware is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.2 points per game. In their most recent game, the Delaware defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Drexel knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 86 points.