East Carolina Pirates at Navy Midshipmen ATS Prediction 11/08/19

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The Navy Midshipmen (0-1) get their home schedule started at Alumni Hall against the East Carolina Pirates (1-0). Action gets underway at 8:30 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019, and can be seen on CBS Sports Network.

East Carolina Pirates at Navy Midshipmen Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Midshipmen fell to the George Mason Patriots, 68-55, while the Pirates beat the VMI Keydets, 80-68.

East Carolina dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.241 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 40.0. For those same stats, VMI had marks of 0.134 and 28.6, respectively. Navy, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (50.0 vs. 40.0). Navy rallied around Greg Summers, who contributed 13 points and eight rebounds. Jayden Gardner led the way for East Carolina, finishing with 28 points and 11 rebounds.

Expect Navy to dominate the offensive glass in this battle. The Midshipmen rank 53rd in offensive rebounding percentage (32.4 percent), while East Carolina ranks 287th in defensive rebounding percentage (69.1 percent) dating back to the 2018-19 season.

East Carolina Pirates vs. Navy Midshipmen Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – East Carolina, ATS Winner – East Carolina, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • East Carolina averages 7.1 steals per game, which ranks 69th in the nation. Navy ranks 251st in steals allowed per game (7.4).
  • The Pirates rank 108th in blocks per game (3.7) while the Midshipmen rank 260th (1.8).
  • East Carolina ranks 211th in assists allowed per game (13.8) while Navy ranks 298th (16.0).
  • The Midshipmen rank 67th in rebounds per game (37.6) while the Pirates rank 249th in rebounds allowed per game (37.0).
  • East Carolina ranks 91st in three pointers allowed per game (21.1) while Navy ranks 266th (24.7).