Morgan State Bears vs. Coppin State Eagles Free Prediction 01/25/20

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The Morgan State Bears (9-12, 3-3 MEAC) will be at Physical Education Complex to clash against the Coppin State Eagles (5-15, 1-4 MEAC) in a MEAC matchup. Action begins at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 25, 2020.

Morgan State Bears vs. Coppin State Eagles Betting Odds

In their last matchup, the Eagles were victorious over the North Carolina A&T Aggies, 79-75, while the Bears were beaten by the North Carolina A&T Aggies, 76-70.

Coppin State played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous free throw rate of 0.348 (above their season average of 0.183) and a turnover percentage of 15.1 (better than their season average of 16.3). For those same stats, North Carolina A&T was 0.294 and 15.9, respectively. Morgan State, meanwhile, held North Carolina A&T to an offensive rebounding percentage of 21.4 (below their season average of 27.8). Brendan Medley-Bacon played a pivotal role for Coppin State with 19 points and 14 rebounds. Stanley Davis played well for Morgan State, contributing 21 points and nine rebounds.

The Eagles dominated this series last year, taking all three games. In the last contest, Coppin State won 81-71. One of Coppin State’s largest strengths was getting to the free throw line. They had 36 free throw attempts, while Morgan State had just 20. This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The offensive glass could be a major advantage for Morgan State in this battle. The Bears rank 29th in offensive rebounding percentage (34.6 percent), while Coppin State ranks 230th in defensive rebounding percentage (71.0 percent).

Morgan State Bears vs. Coppin State Eagles Pick

Free Pick: SU Winner – Coppin State, ATS Winner – Coppin State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Coppin State ranks fifth in three pointers attempted per game (29.8) while Morgan State ranks 241st (18.8).
  • The Eagles rank 108th in steals per game (6.7) while the Bears rank 129th in steals allowed per game (6.7).
  • Coppin State allows the 49th-fewest blocks per game (2.8) while Morgan State ranks 53rd (2.9).
  • The Bears average 38.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 75th in the country. The Eagles rank 265th in rebounds allowed per game (43.4).
  • Morgan State ranks 96th in assists allowed per game (11.9) while Coppin State ranks 240th (16.1).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Eagles’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.8, down from 9.4 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Bears have scored an average of 72.2 points per game (0.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 71.8 points per game (2.1 below their season average).