Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks vs. North Carolina A&T Aggies Betting Prediction 02/24/20

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The North Carolina A&T Aggies (14-14, 10-3 MEAC) close out their home schedule at Corbett Sports Center against the Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (5-22, 4-8 MEAC). Action begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Monday, February 24, 2020.

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks at North Carolina A&T Aggies Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Aggies were victorious over the Howard Bison, 71-67, while the Hawks lost big to the North Carolina Central Eagles, 74-55.

The Aggies forced 30 turnovers and had an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.7 (above their season average of 28.6). Maryland Eastern Shore, meanwhile, did a great job of making free throws (14-18; 77.8 percent). Ronald Jackson had a good outing for North Carolina A&T with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Meanwhile, Ahmad Frost played well for Maryland Eastern Shore, recording 12 points and five rebounds.

In their first matchup this season, Jackson led the Aggies to a 91-53 win. He recorded a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds. North Carolina A&T’s 0.569 effective field goal percentage was its biggest strength over Maryland Eastern Shore, who had a mark of 0.264.

This has potential to be an error-filled game for the offense of North Carolina A&T. North Carolina A&T ranks 301st in the country in ball protection (turnover percentage of 21.1 percent), while the disruptive defense of Maryland Eastern Shore forces the 54th-most turnovers in the NCAA (21.8 percent).

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks at North Carolina A&T Aggies Odds Pick

Basketball Pick: SU Winner – North Carolina A&T, ATS Winner – North Carolina A&T, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • North Carolina A&T ranks 37th in rebounds per game (39.0) while Maryland Eastern Shore ranks 274th in rebounds allowed per game (39.7).
  • The Hawks average 22.8 three pointers per game, which ranks 120th in the country. The Aggies rank 239th in three pointers allowed per game (23.7).
  • North Carolina A&T ranks 92nd in blocks per game (3.6) while Maryland Eastern Shore ranks 114th in blocks allowed per game (3.3).
  • The Aggies rank 24th in steals per game (8.4) while the Hawks rank 192nd in steals allowed per game (7.3).
  • North Carolina A&T ranks 86th in assists per game (14.0) while Maryland Eastern Shore ranks 247th (10.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Hawks have scored an average of 64.4 points per game (7.7 above their season average) and allowed an average of 66.4 points per game (4.6 below their season average).
  • The Aggies have outscored opponents by an average of 2.4 points in their last five games. For the season, North Carolina A&T has been defeated by an average of 1.0 point.