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North Carolina Central vs Maryland-Eastern Shore Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MEAC Tournament

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North Carolina Central vs Maryland-Eastern Shore Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MEAC Tournament

The No. 2 seed North Carolina Central Eagles (17-12, 9-5 MEAC) square off against the No. 7 seed Maryland-Eastern Shore Hawks (9-19, 4-10 MEAC) in the MEAC tournament Wednesday at Norfolk Scope, tipping off at 8:30 PM ET. Both teams will attempt to get one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament.

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

North Carolina Central vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Norfolk, Virginia
  • Arena: Norfolk Scope

North Carolina Central vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: North Carolina Central win (84.4%)

Before you bet on Wednesday's North Carolina Central-Maryland-Eastern Shore spread (North Carolina Central -9.5) or over/under (133.5 points), check out the betting trends and insights below.

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North Carolina Central vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • North Carolina Central has covered 17 times in 25 games with a spread this season.
  • Maryland-Eastern Shore is 11-13-0 ATS this season.
  • North Carolina Central and Maryland-Eastern Shore cover the same percentage of spreads this year (50%) when the spread conditions of the game are equal to or greater than Wednesday's line (Eagles as favorites by 9.5 or more and Hawks as underdogs by 9.5 or more).
  • The Eagles have a better record against the spread at home (7-2-0) than they do in away games (10-5-0).
  • The Hawks' winning percentage against the spread at home is .556 (5-4-0). Away, it is .400 (6-9-0).
  • Against the spread, in conference play, North Carolina Central is 10-4-0 this year.
  • Maryland-Eastern Shore has eight wins against the spread in 14 MEAC games this season.

North Carolina Central vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • North Carolina Central has won in nine, or 64.3%, of the 14 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • The Eagles have been listed as a favorite of -490 or more on two occasions this season and won both games.
  • Maryland-Eastern Shore has been the underdog on the moneyline 20 total times this season. Maryland-Eastern Shore has finished 2-18 in those games.
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +365 or longer, the Hawks have gone 1-10 (9.1%).
  • North Carolina Central has an implied victory probability of 83.1% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.

North Carolina Central vs. Maryland-Eastern Shore Head-to-Head Comparison

  • North Carolina Central averages 76.9 points per game (83rd in college basketball) while giving up 68.5 per contest (78th in college basketball). It has a +243 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 8.4 points per game.
  • Fred Cleveland Jr.'s team-leading 15.1 points per game ranks 271st in the country.
  • Maryland-Eastern Shore puts up 64.6 points per game (350th in college basketball) while giving up 70 per contest (118th in college basketball). It has a -150 scoring differential and has been outscored by 5.4 points per game.
  • Troy Hupstead paces Maryland-Eastern Shore, recording 13.4 points per game (478th in college basketball).
  • The Eagles grab 35.3 rebounds per game (179th in college basketball) compared to the 35.2 of their opponents.
  • Emmanuel Izunabor leads the Eagles with 5.5 rebounds per game (460th in college basketball play).
  • The Hawks lose the rebound battle by 2.2 boards on average. They record 35.3 rebounds per game, 179th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 37.5.
  • Hupstead is 65th in the country with 8.4 rebounds per game, leading the Hawks.
  • North Carolina Central averages 97.8 points per 100 possessions on offense (118th in college basketball), and allows 87.2 points per 100 possessions (36th in college basketball).
  • The Hawks' 83.1 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 357th in college basketball, and the 90 points they concede per 100 possessions rank 95th in college basketball.

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