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Eastern Kentucky Colonels host Morehead State Eagles in college basketball action

Morehead State EaglesEastern Kentucky Colonels
Feb 11, 7:00 PM | Paul S. McBrayer Arena

Morehead State Eagles vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds

13-13TEAM RECORD14-12

The visiting Eagles hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Paul S. McBrayer Arena against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.

This season, the Colonels are 14-12 overall and 10-8 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 13-13 and 8-14 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Eastern Kentucky boasts a 9-8 on the OU, and Morehead State is 7-15.

View Morehead State vs Eastern Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Eagles listed as 2.5-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 231-rated Morehead State taking on the No. 249-rated Colonels in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 65-64 win for the Colonels on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Kentucky has the nation's No. 212-rated offensive output, at 66.3 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 78 allowing on average 63 PPG. The Colonels FG% has averaged 43.8% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Morehead State owns the country's No. 94-rated mark, allowing 66.4 points per game on the highway. Eastern Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 176 in scoring at home.

Morehead State was a 69-55 loser in their most recent outing at home against Jacksonville State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Morehead State suffered a 69-55 loss against Jacksonville State on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Drew Kelly in a losing effort at Ellis Johnson Arena.

Eastern Kentucky won its last outing, a 59-41 result against Mid-Continent on February 7. The Colonels grabbed a 59-41 win over the Cougars on Tuesday, behind a 15-point effort from Joshua Jones at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Austin Peay are 8-2
After playing Jacksonville State are 9-1
After a loss are 7-3

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-4
Before playing Tennessee Tech are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Eagles at Colonels trends to consider:
Morehead State is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Eastern Kentucky
Morehead State is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Eastern Kentucky is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Morehead State
Eastern Kentucky is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Morehead State
Eastern Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Morehead State

Next up:
Morehead State at Austin Peay, Wednesday, February 15
Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech, Wednesday, February 15

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