The Morgan State Bears (15-14, 7-6 MEAC) hope to build on a three-game home winning stretch when hosting the Coppin State Eagles (8-22, 3-10 MEAC) on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 7:30 PM ET.
Thursday’s game between the Bears and the Eagles features the Bears as 3-point favorites. The matchup has an over/under of 153.
Morgan State vs. Coppin State Odds
Point Spread for Morgan State vs. Coppin State
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with bookmakers listing Morgan State as the favorite.
Morgan State vs. Coppin State Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Morgan State has -155 odds to pick up the win, while Coppin State is listed at +133 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 153 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Thursday, March 2, 2023
- Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
- Location: Baltimore, Maryland
- Arena: Talmadge L. Hill Field House
Morgan State vs. Coppin State Betting Trends
In Morgan State’s 25 games this season, it has 12 wins against the spread. The Bears have been chosen as favorites in seven games this year and have walked away with the win six times (85.7%) in those games. Morgan State’s games this year have gone over the total in 13 out of 30 opportunities (43.3%).
Coppin State has played 30 games, with 10 wins, against the spread. The Eagles are 5-20 in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 20% of those games). Coppin State has gone over the point total 56.7% of the time this season (17 of 30 games with a set point total).
Morgan State vs. Coppin State Key Players to Watch
Isaiah Burke puts up 18.7 points and 2.8 assists per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 2.4 rebounds, shooting 45.4% from the floor and 43.7% from downtown with 3.1 made 3-pointers per game. Malik Miller posts 17.6 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists per contest, shooting 50.8% from the field. Kameron Hobbs averages a team-best 2.9 assists per contest. He is also putting up 8.2 points and 2.8 rebounds, shooting 44% from the floor and 44.7% from beyond the arc with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game. Lewis Djonkam posts 7.9 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game, shooting 54.3% from the field.
Nendah Tarke is the Eagles’ top rebounder (5.9 per game), and he contributes 12.4 points and 2.1 assists. Justin Steers is putting up 8.5 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1 assists per contest, making 46.2% of his shots from the floor. Mike Hood is posting 9.2 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest, making 35.3% of his shots from the field and 34.9% from 3-point range, with 1.8 treys per game.
What you need to know about the Morgan State Bears
Morgan State has compiled a 6-8-0 ATS record in conference action so far this year. With 75.7 points per game on offense, the Bears rank 87th in the country. At the other end, they surrender 71.9 points per contest, which ranks 239th in college basketball. Morgan State is 181st in college basketball with 31.7 boards per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 283rd with 32.7 rebounds allowed per contest.
The Bears are putting up 91.3 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 26.1 more points than they’re averaging away from home (65.2). Morgan State is draining 6.8 treys per game (247th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while putting up a 37.4% three-point percentage (33rd-ranked). With 6 treys conceded per game, the Bears rank 36th in college basketball. They are allowing a 30.6% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 27th in college basketball.
The Bears have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall in their last 10 contests. Morgan State has gone over the total in five of its last 10 contests. On the offensive side of the ball, Morgan State has struggled over its last 10 games, scoring 68.7 points per contest over that span compared to the 75.7 it has racked up over the course of this season. Morgan State has been more stingy on defense as of late, giving up 71.6 points per game during its last 10 outings compared to the 71.9 points per game its opponents average on the 2022-23 season.
What you need to know about the Coppin State Eagles
Coppin State has covered three times in 13 matchups with a spread in conference play this season. The Eagles are 165th in college basketball in points scored (72.4 per game) and -5-worst in points conceded (84.1). Coppin State is the second-worst squad in the country in rebounds per game (27.5) and -4-worst in rebounds conceded (39.1).
At home the Eagles are scoring 73.3 points per game, 1.4 more than they are averaging on the road (71.9). Beyond the arc, Coppin State is 68th in the nation in 3-pointers made per game (8.4). It is 219th in 3-point percentage at 33.6%. Defensively, the Eagles are ninth-worst in college basketball in 3-pointers conceded per game at 9.3. They are 220th in 3-point percentage conceded at 34.4%.
The Eagles have two wins against the spread, and are 2-8 overall, in their past 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Coppin State has hit the over five times. Coppin State is putting up 69.6 points per game over its previous 10 games, which is 2.8 fewer points than its average for the season (72.4). Over their last 10 games, the Eagles are giving up 82.2 points per game, 1.9 fewer points than their season average (84.1).
Morgan State vs. Coppin State Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this game is Morgan State, and we predict that Morgan State will cover the spread (Morgan State -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 153 points.
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