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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Norfolk State Spartans

The Mountaineers might have a strong college football team, but their basketball team struggled to make ends meet in the Sun Belt Conference play. Appalachian State will need to square off against Norfolk State Spartans in the 2021 march madness tournament from Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana. Moving onto Norfolk State Spartans, they secured the second spot in the Mid-Eastern play and they are all set to build on their winning streak. The Mountaineers will also enter this game with a winning streak after securing the seventh spot in the Sun Belt Conference.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Norfolk State Spartans Betting Information

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 8:40 PM ET
Location: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana
TV Coverage: truTV

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Norfolk State Spartans Betting Odds

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Appalachian State -2.5 (-108) 135.5 o (-110) -141
Norfolk State +2.5 (-108) 135.5 u (-110) +120
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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Norfolk State Spartans CashBet Wagering Analysis

The Mountaineers won seven of their 15 conference games and they continued to trail TX-Arlington. Overall, Appalachian State won 17 games and dropped 11 on the season. As for Norfolk State Spartans, they won eight conference games and dropped four. The Spartans are holding a 16-7 overall record on the season and they continued to trail NC A&T in the top spot.

The Mountaineers Comeback in the Sun Belt

Appalachian State Mountaineers was one team that rebounded well from their lost games. The Mountaineers won four games straight to sustain their position. In their last outing, Appalachian State defeated Georgia State Panthers with a final score of 80-73. It was an important victory for the Mountaineers and they look forward to taking out the Spartans. Adrian Delph was their leading scorer on the season with an average of 13.2 points per game.

Norfolk State’s Six-Game Winning Streak

Norfolk State Spartans will enter this game riding a hot six-game winning streak. The Spartans are one of those teams that were consistent with their success, especially at the end of the season. In their last game, they defeated Morgan State in the MEAC tourney with a final score of 71-63. It was an important victory and now the Spartans have made it to the first four. The leader in scoring is Devonte Carter with an average of close to 16 points per game.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Norfolk State Spartans Against the Spread

The latest bookmaker odds are in favor of the Norfolk State Spartans to win this game and cover the spread with the help of their strong offense.

The Spartans are holding an ATS of 5-0 in their last six games and they have witnessed the UNDER cash in five of their last six.

Appalachian State Mountaineers are strong, but they still need more support with their defense if they need to prevent the Spartans from scoring.

The Mountaineers are holding an ATS of 5-1 in the last six games played. Appalachian State witnessed the OVER cash in five of their last six games this season.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs. Norfolk State Spartans CashBet Free Pick

Back the Spartans to get an easy lead in this game with their powerful scoring offense. As for the Mountaineers, they will struggle to get past their defense and prevent those extra points. Look for the Spartans to win and cover.

Appalachian State vs. Norfolk State CashBet Best Bet:

Norfolk State Spartans.

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