East Carolina Pirates (5-3) vs Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks (2-4)
2023-12-04 16:00:00 EDT
The Line: Betting Odds: East Carolina Pirates -16.5 -- Over/Under: 146
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The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks need a win after losing 3 of their last 4 games. The East Carolina Pirates look for a win after splitting their last 6 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks vs East Carolina Pirates prediction.
Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks Betting Preview
The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks have lost back to back games to Notre Dame and Liberty. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are averaging 68.2 points on 40.2 percent shooting and allowing 80.7 points on 48 percent shooting. Troy Hupstead is averaging 13.2 points and 10.2 rebounds, while Chace Davis is averaging 10.8 points and 1.7 rebounds. Devon Ellis is the third double-digit scorer and Dionte Johnson is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are shooting 31.6 percent from beyond the arc and 74.7 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are allowing 35.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game.
East Carolina Pirates Betting Preview
The East Carolina Pirates rebounded from a loss to George Mason with a victory over UNC Wilmington. The East Carolina Pirates are averaging 78.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 73 points on 47.1 percent shooting. RJ Felton is averaging 16.8 points and 7 rebounds, while Brandon Johnson is averaging 15.3 points and 1.8 assists. Ezra Ausar is the third double-digit scorer and Quentin Diboundje is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The East Carolina Pirates are shooting 33 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The East Carolina Pirates are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game.
Maryland-Eastern Shore vs East Carolina Prediction
The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks haven’t done much of anything right this season on either side of the ball, and they’re 1-4 ATS. The East Carolina Pirates are playing their best ball of the season with wins in 3 of their last 4 games, and they have enough offensive depth to give Maryland-Eastern Shore some issues. There’s a talent gap here, and Maryland-Eastern Shore simply hasn’t given us much to get excited about. I’ll take ECU in a comfortable home win in a weird afternoon slot.