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Howard vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore - 1/28/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Maryland-Eastern Shore at Howard
Date & Time Monday January 28, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Burr Gymnasium
Washington, D.C.
The Line
The Line: Howard -13 -- Over/Under: 138.5
TV Channel
ESPNU
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The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks and Howard Bison meet Monday in college basketball action at the Burr Gymnasium.

The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks could use a win here after losing 14 of their last 16 games. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are averaging 53.6 points on 36.5 percent shooting and allowing 75.8 points on 48.2 percent shooting. A.J. Cheeseman is averaging 12.5 points and 3.8 rebounds while Ryan Andino is averaging 10.4 points and 1.6 rebounds. Bryan Urrutia is dishing 5.3 assists and Tyler Jones is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are shooting 26.1 percent from beyond the arc and 67 percent from the free throw line. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks are allowing 38.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.8 rebounds per game. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks have lost 14 of their last 15 road games.

The Howard Bison could also use a victory after splitting their last six games. The Howard Bison are averaging 74.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 80.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting. RJ Cole is averaging 20.8 points and 6.3 assists while Charles Williams is averaging 19 points and three rebounds. Chad Lott is the third double-digit scorer and Andre Toure is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Howard Bison are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Howard Bison are allowing 36 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Howard Bison have lost four of their last five home games.

The Hawks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games, 1-6 ATS in their last 7 vs. Mid-Eastern Athletic and 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Bison are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 home games, 2-8 ATS in their last 10 vs. Mid-Eastern Athletic and 16-34-1 ATS in their last 51 games overall. The over is 10-1 in Bison last 11 home games. The over is 15-6 in Bison last 21 overall. The under is 19-7-2 in Hawks last 28 road games. The under is 34-16-2 in Hawks last 52 overall.

The Howard Bison just beat the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks by 40 points a couple of weeks ago. The Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks come into this game being outscored by an average of 13.8 points in their last five games and 24.7 points on the road. Maryland-Eastern Shore is also just 5-10 ATS on the road this season. The Howard Bison aren't the greatest team in the world in their own right, but they're not nearly as bad as the Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks, and they'll probably have the two best players on the court in this game. I'll take the Bison in a blowout home win.

Pick:
Howard -13

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