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

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

The No. 4 seed Howard Bison (15-16, 9-5 MEAC) will face off against the No. 5 seed Morgan State Bears (11-19, 7-7 MEAC) in the MEAC tournament Thursday at Norfolk Scope, starting at 6:00 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. Morgan State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 14, 2024
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Arena: Norfolk Scope

Howard vs. Morgan State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Howard win (61%)

Read the betting insights and trends below before placing a bet on Thursday's Howard-Morgan State spread (Howard -5.5) or total (149.5 points).

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Howard vs. Morgan State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Howard has put together a 10-19-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • Morgan State has covered 15 times in 27 matchups with a spread this season.
  • When the spread is set as 5.5 or more this season, Howard (4-6) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (40%) than Morgan State (8-8) does as the underdog (50%).
  • The Bison own a better record against the spread in home games (5-6-0) than they do in road games (5-10-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Bears have a better winning percentage at home (.600, 6-4-0 record) than away (.533, 8-7-0).
  • Howard's record against the spread in conference action is 4-10-0.
  • Morgan State has beaten the spread 10 times in 14 MEAC games.

Howard vs. Morgan State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Howard has won in 10, or 76.9%, of the 13 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Bison have come away with a win seven times in nine chances when named as a favorite of at least -230 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Morgan State has been the moneyline underdog 21 total times this season. Morgan State has finished 5-16 in those games.
  • The Bears have gone 3-12 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +188 or longer (20%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Howard has a 69.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Howard vs. Morgan State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Howard has a +4 scoring differential, putting up 75.1 points per game (135th in college basketball) and allowing 74.9 (271st in college basketball).
  • Bryce Harris' team-leading 16.3 points per game ranks 171st in college basketball.
  • Morgan State is being outscored by 4.6 points per game, with a -136 scoring differential overall. It puts up 72.9 points per game (196th in college basketball), and allows 77.5 per contest (323rd in college basketball).
  • Wynston Tabbs' team-leading 14.5 points per game rank him 336th in college basketball.
  • The Bison pull down 36 rebounds per game (134th in college basketball) while conceding 32.9 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 3.1 boards per game.
  • Harris' 7.6 rebounds per game lead the Bison and rank 116th in college basketball action.
  • The Bears average 35.7 rebounds per game (151st in college basketball) while allowing 37.4 per contest to opponents. They are outrebounded by 1.7 boards per game.
  • Allen Udemadu averages 6.7 rebounds per game (213th in college basketball) to lead the Bears.
  • Howard's 94.5 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 184th in college basketball, and the 94.3 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 224th in college basketball.
  • The Bears' 88.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 320th in college basketball, and the 93.8 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 210th in college basketball.

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