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East Carolina vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore - 12/2/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks (1-7) at East Carolina Pirates (5-4)
Date & Time Sunday December 2, 2018, 4:00 PM (EST)
The Line
The Line: East Carolina Pirates -13 -- Over/Under: 135.5
TV Channel
https://ecupirates.com/watch/?Live=1331&type=Live
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NCAA BB | Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks (1-7) at East Carolina Pirates (5-4)
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The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks and East Carolina Pirates meet Sunday in college basketball action at the Minges Coliseum.

The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks could use a win here to rebound from a rough 1-7 start to the season. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are averaging 52.4 points on 34.6 percent shooting and allowing 76.1 points on 49.5 percent shooting. Ryan Andino is averaging 13.1 points and 2.1 rebounds while A.J. Cheeseman is averaging 12.8 points and one assist. Bryan Urrutia is dishing 5.4 assists and Tyler Jones is grabbing two rebounds. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are shooting 26.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 23.7 rebounds per game. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks have lost all five road games this season.

The East Carolina Pirates look for a spark of consistency after splitting their last eight games. The East Carolina Pirates are averaging 73 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Jayden Gardner is averaging 18.7 points and 8.7 rebounds while Shawn Williams is averaging 14 points and 1.5 assists. Seth LeDay is the third double-digit scorer and K.J. Davis is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The East Carolina Pirates are shooting 26.4 percent from beyond the arc and 69.8 percent from the free throw line. The East Carolina Pirates are allowing 27.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The East Carolina Pirates have won four of their last five home games.

The Hawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Pirates are 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games. The over is 5-0 in Pirates last 5 Sunday games. The under is 22-8-1 in Hawks last 31 road games. The under is 16-5-1 in Hawks last 22 overall.

The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks have been getting rocked left and right this season and haven't shown much promise at either end of the court. The East Carolina Pirates have played their best ball by far at home this season and have been really solid ATS at home dating back to last season. There's just not much to make a case for Maryland-Eastern Shore at the moment, so I'll take East Carolina in a blowout home victory.

Pick:
East Carolina Pirates -13

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