North Carolina Central vs Florida A&M: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 3, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The North Carolina Central Eagles (4-7) will try to halt a four-game losing streak when they host the Florida A&M Rattlers (7-10) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at McDougald-McLendon Arena as 3.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The over/under is set at 126 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Rattlers (+3.5)

The model favors the Eagles by 0.4 points, a much smaller margin than the 3.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Rattlers to cover.

Pick OU:
Over (126)

In this matchup, the model projects a total (135.4 points) substantially higher than the DraftKings over/under (126 points). Bet on the over.

Prediction: North Carolina Central 69, Florida A&M 68

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Eagles this season is 75.9 points, 10.9 more points than their implied total of 65 points in Wednesday’s game.
  • So far this season, North Carolina Central has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (65) six times.
  • The 75.9-point average implied total on the season for the Rattlers is 14.9 more points than the team’s 61-point implied total in this matchup.
  • This season, Florida A&M has scored more than this game’s implied total of 61 points 11 times.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

North Carolina Central and Florida A&M Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Eagles 4-6 0-3 5-5
Rattlers 9-7 1-3 6-10

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

North Carolina Central

Florida A&M
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/27/2021 N.C. A&T Loss 55-53 2/28/2021 South Carolina State Win 63-58
2/24/2021 N.C. A&T Loss 79-63 2/27/2021 South Carolina State Loss 63-57
2/9/2021 Florida A&M Loss 60-47 2/25/2021 South Carolina State Win 75-67
2/8/2021 Florida A&M Loss 59-50 2/21/2021 N.C. A&T Loss 70-63
2/2/2021 South Carolina State Win 64-63 2/20/2021 N.C. A&T Win 71-57

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