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North Carolina Central vs Delaware State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MEAC Tournament

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North Carolina Central vs Delaware State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MEAC Tournament

The No. 2 seed North Carolina Central Eagles (18-12, 9-5 MEAC) head into the MEAC tournament against the No. 6 seed Delaware State Hornets (14-17, 6-8 MEAC) on Friday at Norfolk Scope, tipping off at 8:30 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.

North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Arena: Norfolk Scope

North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: North Carolina Central win (68.6%)

Before making a bet on Friday's North Carolina Central-Delaware State spread (North Carolina Central -4.5) or total (137.5 points), take a look at the betting insights and trends below.

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North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • North Carolina Central has won 17 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover nine times.
  • Delaware State is 15-14-0 ATS this year.
  • When the spread is set as 4.5 or more this season, North Carolina Central (7-3) covers a higher percentage of those games when it is the favorite (70%) than Delaware State (7-6) does as the underdog (53.8%).
  • The Eagles have done a better job covering the spread at home (7-2-0) than they have in road tilts (10-5-0).
  • The Hornets have performed better against the spread on the road (7-8-0) than at home (4-6-0) this year.
  • North Carolina Central's record against the spread in conference play is 10-5-0.
  • Delaware State has six wins against the spread in 15 MEAC games this season.

North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • North Carolina Central has come away with 10 wins in the 15 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Eagles have a win-loss record of 6-2 when favored by -215 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Delaware State has put together a 7-10 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 41.2% of those games).
  • The Hornets have gone 2-8 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +176 or longer (20%).
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that North Carolina Central has a 68.3% chance of pulling out a win.

North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • North Carolina Central outscores opponents by 8.3 points per game (scoring 77.2 per game to rank 80th in college basketball while giving up 68.9 per outing to rank 88th in college basketball) and has a +249 scoring differential overall.
  • Fred Cleveland Jr. leads North Carolina Central, averaging 15.4 points per game (242nd in the nation).
  • Delaware State scores 70.9 points per game (261st in college basketball) and allows 71.2 (154th in college basketball) for a -11 scoring differential overall.
  • Martez Robinson is 165th in the nation with a team-leading 16.4 points per game.
  • The Eagles record 35.3 rebounds per game (178th in college basketball) compared to the 35.2 of their opponents.
  • Emmanuel Izunabor averages 5.4 rebounds per game (ranking 485th in college basketball) to lead the Eagles.
  • The Hornets rank 233rd in the country at 34.5 rebounds per game. That's 2.8 more than the 31.7 their opponents average.
  • Robinson paces the team with 6.5 rebounds per game (243rd in college basketball).
  • North Carolina Central records 98.1 points per 100 possessions (104th in college basketball), while giving up 87.6 points per 100 possessions (44th in college basketball).
  • The Hornets average 89.3 points per 100 possessions on offense (303rd in college basketball), and give up 89.8 points per 100 possessions (90th in college basketball).

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