Morehead State Eagles take on Golden Eagles in NCAA basketball test
|Morehead State Eagles||Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles|
|17-9||February 15, 2014, 08:30 | Eblen Center||13-13|
Eblen Center will host Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Morehead State Eagles action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Golden Eagles bring a 13-13 record (9-9-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-9 Eagles, who are 10-12 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tennessee Tech go 11-6 so far and the Eagles go 7-12-1.
View Morehead State Eagles vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Golden Eagles installed as 2-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 79-rated Morehead State taking on the No. 234-rated Golden Eagles in this contest.
Morehead State was a 69-67 winner in its last match on the road against Jacksonville State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. Morehead State got 19 points from Drew Kelly en route to a 69-67 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Tennessee Tech won its last outing, a 72-66 result against Eastern Kentucky on February 13. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Tennessee Tech earned a 72-66 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday, getting 18 points from Dennis Ogbe at Eblen Center.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tennessee Tech's No. 130-ranked scoring average of 71.92 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 192 and allowing 72.62 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 44.49% to date this season, less than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (45.04% per game).
A few Eagles at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Morehead State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Morehead State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Morehead State's last 6 games
Morehead State is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 6 games at home
Tennessee Tech is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Morehead State
Tennessee Tech is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing Morehead State
Morehead State home to Austin Peay, Wednesday, February 19th
Tennessee Tech at Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, February 20th