Coppin State vs. Morgan State- 2/2/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morgan State Bears (4-17) at Coppin State Eagles (3-18)
College Basketball: Monday, February 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Physical Education Complex)
The Line: Coppin State Eagles -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Coppin State Eagles and the Morgan State Bears face off on Monday at the Coppin Center in MEAC college basketball action.
The Coppin State Eagles are 3-18 this season and have lost two of their last three games. Coppin State is averaging 69.9 points and their opponents are shooting 38.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 83 points and their opponents shoot 48.6 percent. Sterling Smith leads the Eagles averaging 11.7 points per game. Taariq Cephas is averaging 11.6 points, Arnold Fripp is averaging 11.2 points and 5.5 rebounds, and Christian Kessee is averaging 10 points. Coppin State is 2-3 at home and 2-6 in MEAC games.
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The Morgan State Bears are 4-17 this season and they have lost three of their last four games. Morgan State is averaging 58.6 points ad they are shooting 34.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.2 points and their opponents are 48.3 percent. Cedric Blossom leads he Bears averaging 13.9 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Blake Bozeman is averaging 12.7 points, Donte Pretlow is averaging 6.1 points, and Zech Smith is averaging 6.1 points and 7.6 rebounds. Morgan State is 1-13 on the road and 2-5 in MEAC games.
Coppin State is 2-6 against the spread following a loss, 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 home games, and 1-9 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Morgan State is 4-0 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 5-2-1 against the spread in their last eight games, and 9-21-1 against the spread in their last 31 road games.
Hard to believe that a game with teams with seven combined wins makes it to national TV but as inspiring as that has to be for the home team, Morgan State is the better team and my pick here.