East Carolina Pirates at Appalachian State Mountaineers ATS Prediction 11/12/19

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The Appalachian State Mountaineers (1-1) will be 6-point favorites at home in the Holmes Convocation Center when they challenge the East Carolina Pirates (1-1). The game’s Over/Under (O/U) opened at 143 points and action starts at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

East Carolina Pirates at Appalachian State Mountaineers ATS Odds

In their last game, the Mountaineers dismantled the Ferrum Panthers, 83-56, while the Pirates lost to the Navy Midshipmen, 62-57.

Appalachian State dominated nearly every stat category in the contest. They had a fantastic free throw rate of 0.531 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.582. For those same stats, Ferrum recorded marks of 0.085 and 0.352, respectively. East Carolina, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (24.1 vs. 29.2). Appalachian State rallied around Isaac Johnson, who contributed 15 points and nine rebounds. Jayden Gardner fueled East Carolina with 15 points and eight rebounds.

The high-powered offense of Appalachian State will go head-to-head against the mid-tier defense of East Carolina. Dating back to last season, the Mountaineers rank 97th in offensive efficiency, while the Pirates are 248th in defensive efficiency. The Mountaineers should have the edge on that side of the ball.

East Carolina Pirates vs. Appalachian State Mountaineers ATS Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Appalachian State, ATS Winner – Appalachian State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Appalachian State ranks 71st in three pointers attempted per game (24.9) while East Carolina ranks 310th (17.4).
  • The Pirates average 7.3 steals per game, which ranks 66th in the nation. The Mountaineers rank 228th in steals allowed per game (6.9).
  • Appalachian State ranks 171st in rebounds per game (35.3) while East Carolina ranks 263rd in rebounds allowed per game (36.8).