Coppin State Eagles vs. UNCG Spartans Betting Prediction


The winless Coppin State Eagles (0-11) visit Greensboro Coliseum to challenge the UNCG Spartans (8-2). Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

Coppin State Eagles vs. UNCG Spartans Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Spartans beat the North Carolina A&T Aggies, 74-66, while the Eagles got blown out by the Wisconsin Badgers, 85-63.

The Spartans had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (54.3 vs. 41.0) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.523 vs. 0.509). Coppin State, meanwhile, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (31.6 vs. 31.4). UNCG’s Francis Alonso had a good outing, recording 23 points and six rebounds. Meanwhile, Coppin State was led by Lamar Morgan, who contributed 15 points.

Alonso has been impressive as of late for UNCG, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

The high-octane offense of UNCG will square off against the bottom-tier defense of Coppin State. The Spartans currently rank 14th in offensive efficiency, while the Eagles are 303rd in defensive efficiency. The Spartans figure to have the advantage on that end of the court. Additionally, the Eagles rank 314th in turnover percentage (24.1 percent), while the Spartans rank third in opponents’ turnover percentage (26.4 percent).

Coppin State at UNCG Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – UNCG, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • UNCG ranks 70th in rebounds allowed per game (32.8) while Coppin State ranks 277th (39.2).
  • The Spartans rank 11th in blocks allowed per game (2.1) while the Eagles rank 99th (3.5).
  • Coppin State ranks 31st in three pointers attempted per game (25.5) while UNCG ranks 104th (23.5).
  • The Spartans rank 13th in steals per game (8.8) while the Eagles rank 194th (4.5).
  • UNCG ranks 75th in assists per game (14.9) while Coppin State ranks 253rd (9.4).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Spartans\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 15.8, down from 16.7 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Eagles have scored an average of 54.8 points per game (3.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 84.4 points per game (1.5 above their season average).