North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 26, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 25, 2024

In regular season action on Monday, the North Carolina Central Eagles (14-11, 6-4 MEAC) will face the Delaware State Hornets (12-14, 5-5 MEAC), with Fred Cleveland Jr. and Martez Robinson among the key players to watch. Tipoff at McDougald-McLendon Arena is at 7:30 PM ET. Monday’s matchup between the Eagles and the Hornets features the Eagles as 6-point favorites. A 135-point over/under is set for the game.

North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State Betting Lines

North Carolina Central vs Delaware State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
North Carolina Central -6 135 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Delaware State (+6)
Total Pick Over (135)

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North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State Stat Rankings

North Carolina Central Avg. (Rank) Delaware State Avg. (Rank)
75.8 (116th) Points Scored 70.6 (270th)
67.7 (71st) Points Allowed 70.5 (141st)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.9 (168th) Off. Rebounds 9.9 (89th)
7.2 (202nd) 3pt Made 4.5 (357th)
12.5 (227th) Assists 12.5 (227th)
11.4 (196th) Turnovers 14.2 (350th)

North Carolina Central vs. Delaware State Betting Trends

  • The Eagles are 14-7-0 against the spread this year.
  • North Carolina Central has two wins ATS (2-1) as a 6-point favorite or greater this year.
  • The Eagles have played 21 games this year, and 11 of them have hit the over.
  • In 12 games this year, North Carolina Central and its opponent have combined to score more than 135 points.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 135 points, and that’s 8.5 less than the average total in this season’s Eagles contests.
  • Delaware State has 13 wins in 23 games against the spread this season.
  • The Hornets are 5-4 as 6-point underdogs or greater.
  • Out of 21 North Carolina Central’s games so far this year, 11 have gone over the total.
  • Hornets games have had over 135 points 13 times this year.
  • This season, Delaware State’s games have resulted in an average scoring total of 141.1, which is 6.1 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

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North Carolina Central Impact Players

  • Po’boigh King averages 14.4 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest, shooting 44.7% from the field and 33.3% from downtown with 1.4 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Ja’darius Harris posts 15.3 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game. Defensively, he posts 0.9 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Emmanuel Izunabor paces his squad in rebounds per game (5.2), and also posts 4.5 points and 0.5 assists. Defensively, he puts up 0.7 steals and 1.1 blocked shots.
  • Perry Smith Jr. posts 5.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.2 assists per game. At the other end, he posts 0.8 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.

Delaware State Impact Players

  • Robinson is the Hornets’ top scorer (15.8 points per game) and rebounder (6.3), and puts up 2.2 assists.
  • Jevin Muniz gets the Hornets 14.7 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest. He also puts up 1.5 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Deywilk Tavarez is putting up a team-best 3.5 assists per game. And he is contributing 12.2 points and 3.4 rebounds, making 37.5% of his shots from the floor and 33.9% from beyond the arc, with 1.5 treys per contest.
  • Wesley Oba gives the Hornets 6.9 points, 6.0 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game. He also puts up 0.3 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Alston Andrews gives the Hornets 4.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game. He also posts 0.7 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.

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