Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, February 24, 2024

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The Coppin State Eagles (2-21, 1-8 MEAC) will try to break a seven-game losing streak when hosting the Norfolk State Spartans (17-9, 7-2 MEAC) on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Physical Education Complex. This contest is at 4:00 PM ET on ESPN+.

Norfolk State is a double-digit 12.5-point favorite against Coppin State when the Spartans hit the court against the Eagles on Saturday. A 132-point total is set for the matchup.

Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Odds

Point Spread for Norfolk State vs. Coppin State

The spread for this matchup is set at 12.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Norfolk State as the favorite.

Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Norfolk State has -850 odds to pick up the win, while Coppin State is listed at +575 to claim victory.

Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Over/Under

Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 132 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Arena: Physical Education Complex

Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Betting Trends

Against the spread, Norfolk State is 9-13-0 this season. The Spartans have won in eight of the nine contests they have been named as moneyline favorites in this year. Norfolk State’s games this year have hit the over eight times in 23 opportunities (34.8%).

Coppin State has 11 wins against the spread in 23 games this year. The Eagles have put together a 2-18 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 10% of those games). Coppin State’s games this season have gone over the point total 34.8% of the time (eight out of 23 games with a set point total).

Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Key Players to Watch

Norfolk State

Allen Betrand is putting up 10.9 points, 1.1 assists and 3.0 rebounds per contest. Jaylani Darden leads his squad in rebounds per game (4.9), and also posts 7.0 points and 1.4 assists. At the other end, he puts up 1.4 steals and 0.0 blocked shots. Kuluel Mading posts 6.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game, shooting 42.4% from the floor.

Coppin State

Justin Winston is the Eagles’ top scorer (14.0 points per game) and rebounder (5.3), and averages 0.6 assists. Greg Spurlock leads the Eagles in assists (1.7 per game), and puts up 8.8 points and 4.1 rebounds. He also puts up 1.3 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Camaren Sparrrow gives the Eagles 6.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists per contest. He also puts up 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Ryan Archey gives the Eagles 8.9 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He also puts up 0.9 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.

What you need to know about the Norfolk State Spartans

Norfolk State has won just two conference games against the spread this season. This year, the Spartans are averaging 74.3 points per game (165th-ranked in college basketball) and ceding 67.7 points per contest (69th-ranked). When it comes to rebounding, everything is clicking for Norfolk State, who is averaging boards per game (best in college basketball) and allowing rebounds per contest (best).

The Spartans are putting up 86.9 points per game this season when playing at home, which is 22.6 more points than they’re averaging on the road (64.3). Norfolk State ranks 294th in the nation with 6.2 three-pointers per game so far this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 219th with a 33.1% shooting percentage from downtown. The Spartans are ceding 7.0 three-pointers per game (177th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing a 33.7% three-point percentage (178th-ranked).

The Spartans have two wins against the spread, and are 7-3 overall, over their past 10 contests. Three of Norfolk State’s last 10 games have gone over the total. Norfolk State has been putting up 74.7 points per contest in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s a little higher than the 74.3 it has scored over the course of the 2023-24 season. Norfolk State’s defense has been tough lately, as the team has given up 67.1 points per game over its last 10 compared to the 67.7 points per game its opponents average on the season.

What you need to know about the Coppin State Eagles

In Coppin State’s nine chances this season in MEAC play, the combined scoring has gone over the point total four times. The Eagles are the -2-worst squad in the country in points scored (57.2 per game) and 201st in points conceded (72.6). Coppin State is the best team in the country in rebounds per game () and best in rebounds allowed ().

In 2023-24 the Eagles are scoring 12.3 more points per game at home (66.1) than on the road (53.8). Beyond the arc, Coppin State is eighth-worst in the country in 3-pointers made per game (4.9). And it is -2-worst in 3-point percentage at 26.6%. Giving up 7.2 3-pointers per game and conceding 33.5% from beyond the arc, the Eagles are 211th and 166th in college basketball, respectively, in those categories.

The Eagles have gone 1-9 in their past 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. In its past 10 contests, Coppin State has hit the over four times. Coppin State is putting up 60.8 points per game in its previous 10 games, compared to its season average of 57.2. While the Eagles are surrendering 72.6 points per game in 2023-24, they have bettered that mark in their last 10 games, allowing 71.8 points per contest.

Norfolk State vs. Coppin State Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this game is Norfolk State, and we project that Coppin State will cover the spread (Norfolk State -12.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 132 points.

How to bet Norfolk State vs. Coppin State

You can bet on Norfolk State vs. Coppin State at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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