Sunday's contest that pits the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (20-13) against the Cleveland State Vikings (21-13) at Ocean Center is expected to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 72-70 in favor of Eastern Kentucky. Tipoff is at 11:00 AM ET on March 19.

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Cleveland State vs. Eastern Kentucky Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Sunday, March 19, 2023
  • Time: 11:00 AM ET
  • TV: FloSports
  • Where: Daytona Beach, Florida
  • Venue: Ocean Center

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Cleveland State vs. Eastern Kentucky Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Eastern Kentucky 72, Cleveland State 71

Spread & Total Prediction for Cleveland State vs. Eastern Kentucky

  • Computer Predicted Spread: Eastern Kentucky (-0.3)
  • Computer Predicted Total: 142.1

Cleveland State is 16-15-0 against the spread this season compared to Eastern Kentucky's 17-10-0 ATS record. The Vikings are 18-13-0 and the Colonels are 11-16-0 in terms of going over the point total. Cleveland State is 4-6 against the spread and 7-3 overall in its last 10 games, while Eastern Kentucky has gone 7-3 against the spread and 6-4 overall.

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Cleveland State Performance Insights

  • The Vikings' +123 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 3.6 points per game) is a result of scoring 71.7 points per game (181st in college basketball) while allowing 68.1 per outing (121st in college basketball).
  • The 32.8 rebounds per game Cleveland State averages rank 110th in college basketball, and are 1.1 more than the 31.7 its opponents collect per contest.
  • Cleveland State connects on 5.1 three-pointers per game (347th in college basketball), 1.9 fewer than its opponents (7.0). It is shooting 31.0% from deep (332nd in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 31.8%.
  • The Vikings score 92.3 points per 100 possessions (215th in college basketball), while giving up 87.6 points per 100 possessions (71st in college basketball).
  • Cleveland State wins the turnover battle by 2.3 per game, committing 10.9 (83rd in college basketball) while its opponents average 13.2.

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