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Morehead State Eagles Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Belmont Bruins

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Morehead State when they take on the Belmont Bruins on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Belmont Bruins in this one found them listed as -10-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Eagles was expected to move the line.

Morehead State Eagles vs Belmont Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Belmont Bruins currently sport a 19-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-9 ATS. The Morehead State Eagles are 13-13 and 9-12-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Belmont Bruins produce a 11-10-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Morehead State Eagles have gone 11-11 against the totals betting line.

The Bruins - Eagles odds would favor the Bruins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Belmont is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Morehead State is at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Belmont's No. 79-ranked scoring average of 77.29 PPG, against a Morehead State Eagles defense rated No. 224 and allowing 77.27 PPG. The Belmont Bruins FG% has averaged 47.5% to date this season, more than the Morehead State Eagles shooters have managed so far (46.45% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Eagles endured a 64-52 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Thursday, despite a 18-point effort from Xavier Moon at Gentry Complex.

Belmont got 25 points and 25 rebounds from Evan Bradds en route to a 76-72 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday at Curb Event Center.

Betting Trends
  • Morehead State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Morehead State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Morehead State's last 7 games
  • Morehead State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Belmont is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Belmont is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Belmont's last 6 games
  • Belmont is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Morehead State home to Tennessee Tech, Thursday, February 23rd
Belmont at Trevecca Nazrne, Tuesday, February 21st

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