North Carolina Central Eagles (11-11) vs. Coppin State Eagles (5-18)
February 14, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: Coppin State Eagles -1.5 / North Carolina Central Eagles +1.5; Over/Under: -139.5
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The North Carolina Central Eagles and Coppin State Eagles meet Monday in college basketball action at the Physical Education Complex. The North Carolina Central Eagles look for a win after winning six of their last eight games. The Coppin State Eagles look for a win after splitting their last eight games.
The North Carolina Central Eagles are averaging 74.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Randy Miller Jr. is averaging 12.5 points and 2.3 rebounds, while Justin Wright is averaging 12.2 points and 3.9 rebounds. Kris Monroe is dishing 0.8 assists and Dontavius King is grabbing 5 rebounds. The North Carolina Central Eagles are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 67.8 percent from the free throw line. The North Carolina Central Eagles are allowing 30.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game.
The Coppin State Eagles are averaging 66.9 points on 38.3 percent shooting and allowing 75.7 points on 42 percent shooting. Jesse Zarzuela is averaging 14.6 points and 3.1 rebounds, while Tyree Corbett is averaging 14 points and 9.5 rebounds. Nendah Tarke is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Cardaci is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The Coppin State Eagles are shooting 28.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68 percent from the free throw line. The Coppin State Eagles are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.7 rebounds per game.
The Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Eagles are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games and 14-6-1 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The over is 19-7 in Eagles last 26 Monday games. The under is 4-0 in Eagles last 4 overall.
The Coppin State Eagles are getting the benefit of the doubt at home, but they’re still a rough team overall that’s 5-18 SU and loses by an average of 8.7 points on the year. The North Carolina Central Eagles are the better team no matter how you slice it, and they head into this spot playing well, winning their last five games by an average of 16 points. Feels like the wrong team is favored here.