Norfolk State vs Morgan State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

A game after he went off for 22 points in a 65-59 win over Delaware, Troy Baxter Jr. leads the Morgan State Bears (3-2) on the road against the Norfolk State Spartans (3-3) on Saturday, January 9, 2021. The Bears are underdogs by 4 points in the matchup, which begins at 2:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is set at 135.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Norfolk State Betting Information

  • Norfolk State has covered the spread as often as they haven’t this season, sporting a 2-2-1 ATS record.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Spartans are 1-0 against the spread this season.
  • In 40% of their games this season (2/5), the Spartans and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Spartans lost to UNC Wilmington 80-72 and failed to cover the spread as 1.5-point underdogs, while going over the 138.5 point total in their last contest on Friday. J.J. Matthews scored a team-high 24 points in the loss.

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

Norfolk State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devante Carter 7 16.1 5.9 3.4 0.9 0.4 0.3
J.J. Matthews 7 10.3 4.0 0.0 0.4 0.7 0.0
Kashaun Hicks 6 8.7 3.5 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.8
Daryl Anderson 7 7.9 2.6 0.7 0.4 0.0 2.0
Mustafa Lawrence 6 6.7 2.3 1.0 1.5 0.0 0.5
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Morgan State Betting Information

  • In their games this season, the Bears have come up with an even record of 1-1 ATS.
  • In two games this season, the Bears covered the total points bet in 50% of their games.

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

Morgan State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Troy Baxter 5 16.8 4.6 0.6 0.6 1.2 2.4
Malik Miller 6 12.8 8.0 1.7 2.3 0.7 0.2
Lagio Grantsaan 6 11.7 4.7 2.5 1.2 0.3 1.8
De’Torrion Ware 6 10.2 3.3 0.8 0.8 0.2 1.5
Trevor Moore 6 8.5 2.0 2.8 1.3 0.0 1.5

Total Facts

  • Norfolk State’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup point total (135.5 points) in 66.7% of opportunities (four out of six matchups).
  • In Morgan State’s games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup over/under in three out of five matchups (60%).
  • Together, the two teams combine for 141.2 points per game, 5.7 points more than the total of 135.5 for this matchup.
  • This matchup’s total is 5.7 fewer points than the 141.2 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Spartans have seen a 136 over/under in their games this season, 0.5 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 10.9 points separates the average total points bet in Bears games (146.4 points) and this contest’s over/under (135.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/5/2020 Morgan State Morgan State -1 135 -119 -107 Regular Season 68-62 NORFLK
2/15/2020 N/A Norfolk State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 62-57 NORFLK
2/23/2019 N/A Morgan State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-74 NORFLK

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