Kentucky Wildcats vs Morehead State Eagles Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Morehead State Eagles vs Kentucky Wildcats Odds
Morehead State pays a visit to Kentucky on Wednesday, hoping to send the Wildcats to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Rupp Arena.
This season, the Wildcats are 2-1 overall and 0-2 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 3-1 and 0-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Kentucky boasts a 2-0 on the OU, and Morehead State is 0-0.
The visitors opened as 22-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wildcats at No. 2 and the Eagles at No. 200 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 88-84 result in favor of the Wildcats.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Kentucky's No. 51-ranked offense, averaging 80.3 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 183 at 66.2 PPG. The Wildcats field goal percentage has averaged 52.7% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.1% per game.
Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 187-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.5 points per game. Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 49 nationally in scoring at home.
Morehead State won its last outing, an 88-74 result against Lafayette on November 18. The Eagles grabbed an 88-74 win over the Leopards on Sunday, behind an 18 -point effort from Milton Chavis at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Last time out for Kentucky, they were a 101-49 winner as they battled Lafayette at home. Kentucky cruised to victory on Friday, running Lafayette out of the gym and running up a 101-49 score at Rupp Arena.
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Norfolk State are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
Kentucky Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Eagles at Wildcats trends to consider:
Morehead State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kentucky
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Morehead State
Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Morehead State
Kentucky is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games
Morehead State home to Norfolk State, Monday, November 26
Kentucky home to Long Island, Friday, November 23