North Carolina Central vs. Morgan State: Best Odds and College Football Preview for 10/23/2021


By Dan Watson | October 23, 2021, 12:45 pm

The North Carolina Central Eagles (2-4, 0-0 MEAC) and Morgan State Bears (0-6, 0-0 MEAC) will meet in a battle of two conference rivals. The Eagles are the favorites, expected to win by at least a field goal but less than a touchdown (currently -5). The game has an over/under of 38.5 points.

Best odds for North Carolina Central vs. Morgan State

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North Carolina Central stats and betting info

Betting trends for North Carolina Central

  • North Carolina Central is 2-3-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Eagles are winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 5-point favorites.
  • Out of North Carolina Central’s five games with a set total, three have hit the over (60%).
  • North Carolina Central and its opponents have hit the over on this game’s total (38.5 points) three times this season.
  • On average, the Eagles have seen a 49.4 over/under in their games this season, 10.9 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Eagles rack up 67.8 fewer yards per game (29.5), than the Bears give up per outing (97.3).
  • The Eagles have two turnovers this season, equal to the number of takeaways for the Bears.
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 194.0 (1164) 72
Rush yards 105.3 (632) 100
Points scored 16.5 (99) 103
Pass yards against 185.0 (1110) 41
Rush yards against 167.5 (1005) 85
Points allowed 25.3 (152) 51

Key players for North Carolina Central

  • Davius Richard has been a dual threat to lead North Carolina Central in both passing and rushing. He has 1,026 passing yards (171.0 ypg), completing 58.4% of his passes and throwing five touchdown passes and three interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 151 yards (25.2 ypg) on 42 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • The team’s top rusher, Isaiah Totten, has carried the ball 44 times for 158 yards (26.3 per game) this year.
  • Ryan McDaniel’s 470 receiving yards (78.3 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected 37 receptions and two touchdowns.
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Morgan State stats and betting info

Betting trends for Morgan State

  • Morgan State is 1-4-0 against the spread this season.
  • When they have played as at least 5-point underdogs this year, the Bears are 1-4 against the spread.
  • Morgan State has hit the over in one of five games with a set total (20%).
  • In Morgan State’s five games this season, three have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s point total of 38.5.
  • The over/under for this contest is 11.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Bears’ games this season (49.8 points).
  • The Bears average 78.7 fewer yards per game (38.0) than the Eagles allow per contest (116.7).
  • The Bears have two giveaways this season, while the Eagles have three takeaways .
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 158.2 (949) 102
Rush yards 106.8 (641) 97
Points scored 9.2 (55) 122
Pass yards against 285.8 (1715) 117
Rush yards against 203.2 (1219) 113
Points allowed 35.3 (212) 108

Key players for Morgan State

  • Neil Boudreau has thrown for 695 yards (115.8 ypg) to lead Morgan State, completing 47.2% of his passes and collecting five touchdown passes and eight interceptions this season.
  • Jabriel Johnson has carried the ball 68 times for a team-high 243 yards (40.5 per game) this year.
  • Wesley Wolfolk’s 175 receiving yards (29.2 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 11 receptions and three touchdowns.

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