North Carolina A&T vs. Coppin State - 3/7/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Coppin State Eagles (8-21) at North Carolina A&T Aggies (10-21)
College Basketball: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 2:33 pm (Norfolk Scope Arena)
The Line: North Carolina A&T Aggies -1.5 -- Over/Under: 143 See the Latest Odds
TV: Coppin State Eagles +1.5
The North Carolina A&T Aggies and the Coppin State Eagles face off on Monday in MEAC college basketball tournament action.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies are 10-21 this season and they have won two of their last three games. North Carolina A&T is averaging 66.4 points per game and they are shooting 40.3 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.7 points and their opponents are shooting 44.3 percent. Sam Hunt leads the Aggies averaging 15.6 points per game. Bruce Beckford is averaging 12.9 points and 6.8 rebounds, Ahmad Abdullah is averaging 9.4 points, and Joshea Singleton is averaging 8.8 points. NC A&T is 7-9 in the MEAC this season.
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The Coppin State Eagles are 8-21 this season and the are coming off of a win at Delaware State that ended a two game losing skid. Coppin State is averaging 70 points per game and they are shooting 37.5 percent while defensively they are allowing 80.3 points and their opponents are shooting 47.2 percent. Christian Kessee leads the Eagles averaging 14.3 points per game. Terry Harris Jr. is averaging 12.5 points and 7.3 rebounds, Trevon Seymore is averaging 10.2 points, and Joshua Treadwell is averaging 10 points. Coppin State is 6-10 in MEAC games.
North Carolina A&T is 9-2 against the spread following a win, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven neutral site games. Coppin State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, 4-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 3-8 against the spread against a team with a winning percentage below .400.
Coppin State won the earlier meeting this season of these two teams but they are the underdog here so I will take them and the points.