Morgan State Bears vs. Florida A&M Rattlers Free Prediction 01/11/20

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The Morgan State Bears (8-9, 2-0 MEAC) will be at the Al Lawson Center to challenge the Florida A&M Rattlers (2-11, 0-2 MEAC) in a MEAC matchup. The game starts at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Morgan State Bears vs. Florida A&M Rattlers Betting Odds

In their last game, the Rattlers were beaten by the North Carolina A&T Aggies, 97-90, while the Bears were victorious over the South Carolina State Bulldogs, 77-63.

Morgan State played a nearly flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 15.7 (better than their season average of 18.8) and an effective field goal percentage of 0.500 (above their season average of 0.481). South Carolina State was 22.3 and 0.408, respectively, for those same stats. Florida A&M, on the other hand, had an effective field goal percentage of 0.481 (above their season average of 0.426). Florida A&M rallied around MJ Randolph, who recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds. Stanley Davis, meanwhile fueled Morgan State with 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.

The Rattlers won the only contest between these two teams last season, 72-66. Florida A&M launched eight three pointers, making five of them (62.5 percent), while Morgan State was 3-11 (27.3 percent). This is the first time these teams will meet this year.

The offensive glass should be a major edge for Morgan State in this battle. The Bears rank 56th in offensive rebounding percentage (33.2 percent), while Florida A&M ranks 331st in defensive rebounding percentage (66.0 percent).

Morgan State Bears at Florida A&M Rattlers ATS Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Florida A&m, ATS Winner – Morgan State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Morgan State averages 37.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 101st in the nation. Florida A&M ranks 238th in rebounds allowed per game (39.4).
  • The Rattlers average 7.9 steals per game, which ranks 54th in the NCAA. The Bears rank 96th in steals allowed per game (6.4).
  • Morgan State ranks 237th in three pointers attempted per game (18.1) while Florida A&M ranks 279th (12.5).
  • The Bears rank 78th in blocks per game (3.8) while the Rattlers rank 142nd in blocks allowed per game (4.4).
  • Morgan State ranks 200th in assists per game (11.7) while Florida A&M ranks 254th (9.0).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Bears have outscored opponents by an average of 8.6 points in their last five games. For the season, Morgan State has been defeated by an average of 1.3 points.
  • During their last five games, the Rattlers have scored an average of 69.8 points per game (8.5 above their season average) and allowed an average of 74.0 points per game (0.9 below their season average).