UMBC Retrievers at Coppin State Eagles Betting Prediction

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The Coppin State Eagles (0-8) get their home schedule underway at Physical Education Complex against the UMBC Retrievers (4-4). Action begins at 7 p.m. ET on Monday, December 3, 2018.

UMBC Retrievers vs. Coppin State Eagles ATS Odds

Both teams lost in their last matchup. The Eagles were beaten by the James Madison Dukes, 81-71, while the Retrievers lost big to the Northern Kentucky Norse, 78-60.

UMBC held Northern Kentucky to an offensive rebounding percentage of 7.1 (below their season average of 29.2) while Coppin State had an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.7 (above their season average of 21.3). Cedric Council Jr. had a solid performance for Coppin State, putting up nine points and 11 rebounds. Meanwhile, UMBC received a boost from Joe Sherburne, who had 18 points and five rebounds.

The Retrievers won the lone game between these two teams last season, 81-74. UMBC did a fantastic job of getting and making free throws (19-25; 76.0 percent). Coppin State, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (14.8 vs. 16.5).

Coppin State might have trouble finding the bottom of the net as they go head-to-head against one of the NCAA’s best defenses. UMBC ranks 30th in defensive efficiency, while the Eagles rank 353rd in offensive efficiency since the 2017-18 season.

UMBC at Coppin State Odds Pick

College Basketball Prediction: SU Winner – Coppin State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • UMBC ranks 81st in assists per game (14.9) while Coppin State ranks 312th (10.4).
  • The Retrievers rank 202nd in rebounds allowed per game (35.5) while the Eagles rank 330th (41.4).
  • Coppin State ranks 215th in blocks per game (2.7) while UMBC ranks 256th (2.3).
  • The Retrievers rank 28th in steals per game (7.7) while the Eagles rank 254th (5.2).
  • Coppin State ranks 23rd in three pointers attempted per game (27.1) while UMBC ranks 241st in three pointers allowed per game (23.4).