Coppin State Eagles at Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Betting Prediction 01/11/20

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Expect a fast-paced game when the Coppin State Eagles (4-13, 0-2 MEAC) travel to Bethune-Cookman to play the Wildcats (7-9, 1-1 MEAC). The game begins at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Coppin State Eagles at Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Betting Odds

In their last game, the Wildcats dismantled the Howard Bison, 102-73, while the Eagles got blown out by the Norfolk State Spartans, 82-59.

Bethune-Cookman played a nearly perfect contest. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.313 (above their season average of 0.243) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.641 (above their season average of 0.461). Howard was 0.176 and 0.449, respectively, for those same stats. Coppin State, meanwhile, had a free throw rate of 0.319 (above their season average of 0.184). Bethune-Cookman rallied around Cletrell Pope, who finished with 28 points and 15 rebounds. Meanwhile, Andrew Robinson played a key role for Coppin State with 18 points.

The Eagles won the sole game between these two teams last season, 95-91. Coppin State had a better free throw rate (0.391 vs. 0.361). Bethune-Cookman, meanwhile, had a better turnover percentage (14.3 vs. 16.7). This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

There should be plenty of transition offense in this battle that features two of the nation’s more fast-breaking teams. Bethune-Cookman currently ranks 27th in possessions per game (74.2) and Coppin State is 28th (74.2).

Coppin State Eagles vs. Bethune-Cookman Wildcats ATS Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Bethune-cookman, ATS Winner – Coppin State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Bethune-Cookman ranks 55th in rebounds per game (38.9) while Coppin State ranks 254th in rebounds allowed per game (43.0).
  • The Wildcats rank 88th in steals per game (7.3) while the Eagles rank 112th in steals allowed per game (6.6).
  • The Eagles rank 12th in three pointers attempted per game (29.1) while the Wildcats rank 201st (19.5).
  • Bethune-Cookman ranks 136th in assists per game (13.1) while Coppin State ranks 252nd (9.4).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Wildcats have scored an average of 78.2 points per game (3.9 above their season average) and allowed an average of 72.2 points per game (0.9 above their season average).
  • The Eagles’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 17.6, up from 10.3 for the season.