Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bison versus the Hornets? Tip off is at at 7:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Memorial Hall (DE) in Dover, DE. Howard is favored by -1 in this Mid-Eastern conference contest against Delaware State. The game's over/under currently sits at 141.5 points.


The Pick: Delaware State Hornets +1

This game will be played at Memorial Hall (DE) at 7:30 ET on Monday, February 5th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Hornets.
  • Not only will Delaware State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will Howard Be The Talk of Memorial Hall (DE)?

Howard comes into this game with a 9-14 record overall, including a 3-3 mark in Mid-Eastern Conference play. The Bison have gone 4-10 on the road this season, and their average scoring margin in those games is -5.7 points per game.

Howard is 6-5 this season when favored, and the Bison are coming off a 63-61 loss to Hampton. Over their last 10 games on the road, the Bison have gone 4-6, and they are 3-2 in their last five.

Howard's ATS record this season is 7-12-2, including a 4-9-1 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bison are just 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

Howard's over/under record for the season is 14-7 and the average over/under line in their games is 148.5. Today's over/under line of 141.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year. So far, 7 of their games have finished with more points than today's OU line of 141.5. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 144 points.

In their most recent game, the Howard offense put up just 61 points vs. the Hampton Pirates. Overall, they are now averaging 75 points per game which is 181st in the country. One area that the Howard offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 57th in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 45%.

The Bison's defense is presently ranked 256th nationally, allowing an average of 75.9 points per contest. Against Hampton in their most recent game, the Howard defense gave up a total of 63 points while allowing Hampton to hit 29% of their shots.

Can the Hornets Hold Strong at Home?

Delaware State is 10-12 overall, and they have gone 3-2 in the Mid-Eastern. They have lost two straight games, and they are 5-9 as an underdog. At home this season, the Hornets are 3-4.

Delaware State's average scoring margin at home is -1.0 points per game, and they are coming off a 69-66 loss to North Carolina Central. Over their last 10 games at home, the Hornets are 5-5.

Delaware State has an ATS record of 10-9 this season, including a mark of 2-5 at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hornets are 7-3 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is just 2-5-1.

Today's over/under line of 141.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Delaware State's games this year (139.6). Their over/under record on the season is 9-10. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 130 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-1.

The Delaware State offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 66 points versus North Carolina Central. During the game, they attempted 9 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 48%. Martez Robinson is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16.4 as they approach today's matchup. In addition, Jevin Muniz brings a PPG average of 14.8 into the game.

On defense, Delaware State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.6 points per game. Delaware State's three-point defense is currently 151st in the country at 7.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 41.0% of their shots vs. Delaware State.