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Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Morehead State Eagles Betting Matchup Report

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Jan 5, 8:00 PM | Pete Mathews Coliseum

Morehead State Eagles vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks Odds

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A key college battle sees the visiting Eagles travelling to Jacksonville State Thursday to take on the Gamecocks on Thursday.

The Eagles will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 4-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Gamecocks are 5-5 ATS. Morehead State is 4-8 against the total, while Jacksonville State is 5-5 versus the number.

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Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Jacksonville State in this one will find them as 1.5-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Gamecocks - Eagles odds would favor the Gamecocks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Jacksonville State is rated No. 137 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Morehead State is at No. 230. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 64-62 win for the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Jacksonville State's No. 285-ranked offense, averaging 62.3 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 106 at 64.1 PPG. The Gamecocks field goal percentage has averaged 39.5% so far, less than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.4% per game.

Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 123-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Jacksonville State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 143 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Morehead State, they were a 68-64 winner as they battled Austin Peay at home. They covered in the match as a 2-point favorite. Morehead State got 15 points from Terrance Hill en route to a 68-64 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday at Ellis Johnson Arena.

In their last action, Jacksonville State was a 74-56 loser on the road against SE Missouri State. They failed to cover the 3.5–point spread as underdogs. The Gamecocks endured a 74-56 loss at the hands of the Redhawks on Monday, despite a 19-point effort from Brian Williams at Show Me Center.

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Tennessee Tech are 6-4
After playing Austin Peay are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Jacksonville State Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Tennessee State are 3-7
After playing SE Missouri State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Eagles at Gamecocks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Morehead State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Jacksonville Stat
Morehead State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Jacksonville Stat
Morehead State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Morehead State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Jacksonville Stat
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Jacksonville State's last 5 games when playing Morehead State
Jacksonville State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Jacksonville State is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Morehead State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville State's last 6 games when playing at home against Morehead State

Next up:
Morehead State at Tennessee Tech, Saturday, January 7
Jacksonville State home to Tennessee State, Saturday, January 7

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