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Howard vs Delaware State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MEAC Tournament Championship

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Howard vs Delaware State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MEAC Tournament Championship

The No. 6 seed Delaware State Hornets (15-17, 6-8 MEAC) are in the MEAC championship game against the No. 4 Howard Bison (17-16, 9-5 MEAC). The title game is on Saturday at 1:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Howard vs. Delaware State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 16, 2024
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Arena: Norfolk Scope

Howard vs. Delaware State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Howard win (51.4%)

Before you decide to wager on Howard-Delaware State contest (in which Howard is a 4.5-point favorite and the over/under has been set at 137.5 points), keep reading for a few betting trends and insights for Saturday's game.

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Howard vs. Delaware State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Howard has covered 12 times in 31 chances against the spread this season.
  • Delaware State has put together a 16-14-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Howard (5-8) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 4.5 points or more this season (38.5%) than Delaware State (8-6) does as a 4.5+-point underdog (57.1%).
  • The Bison have done a better job covering the spread at home (5-6-0) than they have in road games (5-10-0).
  • The Hornets' winning percentage against the spread at home is .400 (4-6-0). Away, it is .467 (7-8-0).
  • Howard is 6-10-0 against the spread in conference play this year.
  • Delaware State's MEAC record against the spread is 7-9-0.

Howard vs. Delaware State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Howard has come away with 11 wins in the 14 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Bison have a mark of 8-2 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -200 or better on the moneyline.
  • Delaware State has won eight of the 18 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (44.4%).
  • The Hornets are 3-8 (winning just 27.3% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +164 or longer.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Howard has a 66.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Howard vs. Delaware State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Howard averages 75.3 points per game (126th in college basketball) while allowing 74.6 per contest (264th in college basketball). It has a +23 scoring differential overall.
  • Bryce Harris' team-leading 16.6 points per game ranks 149th in college basketball.
  • Delaware State puts up 70.9 points per game (260th in college basketball) while allowing 70.8 per contest (139th in college basketball). It has a +2 scoring differential.
  • Martez Robinson's team-leading 16.2 points per game rank him 179th in college basketball.
  • The 35.8 rebounds per game the Bison average rank 144th in the country, and are 3.5 more than the 32.3 their opponents collect per outing.
  • Harris is 116th in college basketball action with 7.6 rebounds per game to lead the Bison.
  • The Hornets come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 2.8 boards. They are pulling down 34.7 rebounds per game (215th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 31.9.
  • Robinson is 243rd in the nation with 6.5 rebounds per game, leading the Hornets.
  • Howard ranks 176th in college basketball by averaging 95.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 229th in college basketball, allowing 94.4 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Hornets average 89.2 points per 100 possessions on offense (305th in college basketball), and give up 89.1 points per 100 possessions (70th in college basketball).

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