South Carolina State vs. North Carolina A&T - 3/2/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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North Carolina A&T (15-14) at South Carolina State (11-16)
College Basketball: Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7:30 pm (Smith-Hammond-Middleton Center)
The Line: South Carolina State -1 -- Over/Under: 142 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The North Carolina A&T Aggies (15-14, CONF 11-3) and South Carolina State Bulldogs (11-16, CONF 6-9) face off in a Mid Eastern Conference showdown at the Smith-Hammond-Middleton Memorial Center. North Carolina A&T beat South Carolina State 78-63.
North Carolina A&T currently sit in first place of the conference and they come into this game having won three games in a row.
As good as the Aggies have been, they have struggled on the road sitting with a 3-11 record. North Carolina A&T’s defense hasn’t been strong and on the road they are giving up 78.3 points per game and letting opponents shoot 44.3 percent from the field.
North Carolina A&T is led by forward Ronald Jackson who is averaging 14.8 points per game while shooting 53.5 percent from the field.
South Carolina State has been up and down this season and coming into this game they have lost four games in a row. In the Bulldogs last game against the North Central Eagles they gave them everything they could handle, but they couldn’t get the job done late and that led to a one point loss.
At home this season South Carolina State has an 8-4 record and the difference has been the offense averaging 78.7 points per game.
The Bulldogs are led by forward Damani Applewhite who is averaging 14 points and 6.7 rebounds per game.
North Carolina A&T is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight games played on Monday. The over is 8-2 in North Carolina A&T’s last 10 road games.
The over is 14-2 in SOuth Carolina State’s last 16 home games. The over is 14-5 in North Carolina A&T’s last 19 games overall.
This is going to be an up tempo game with plenty of scoring by both teams. At home South Carolina State likes to push the pace and it’s going to be no different in this game. Look for both of these teams to finish over 70 points scored and that will result with the over hitting with ease.