Morehead State Eagles host Murray State Racers in college basketball action
Murray State Racers vs Morehead State Eagles Odds
The Morehead State Eagles hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Murray State Racers pay a visit to Ellis Johnson Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
Morehead State will face the 18-7 Racers, who own a 9-13 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 9-10-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Racers are 7-10-1 favoring the OVER.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Racers were listed as 2-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 165-rated Eagles and the No. 59-ranked Racers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-70 result in favor of the Racers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Morehead State's No. 113-rated squad against Murray State's No. 101-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Morehead State rates No. 187 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 48 nationally with 7.6 per match.
Defensively, Murray State features the nation's No. 101-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.5 points per game. Morehead State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 102 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Murray State, they were a 79-70 loser as they battled Eastern Illinois on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8-point favorite. Murray State suffered a 79-70 loss against Eastern Illinois on Saturday, getting 20 points from Stacy Wilson in a losing effort at Lantz Arena.
Last time out for Morehead State, they were a 65-63 winner as they battled Tennessee Tech at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point favorite. The Eagles grabbed a 65-63 win over the Golden Eagles on Saturday, behind a 13-point effort from Chad Posthumus at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Murray State Racers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Eastern Illinois are 10-0
After a loss are 7-3
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Tennessee Tech are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few Racers at Eagles trends to consider:
Murray State is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Murray State's last 7 games on the road
Murray State is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Morehead State
Murray State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Morehead State is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Morehead State's last 7 games at home
Morehead State is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Murray State
Morehead State is 5-13-2 ATS in its last 20 games when playing Murray State
Murray State home to South Dakota State, Saturday, February 23
Morehead State at Oakland, Saturday, February 23