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Morehead State Eagles visit Oakland Grizzlies in college basketball clash

Morehead State EaglesOakland Grizzlies
Feb 23, 5:00 PM | Athletics Center

Morehead State Eagles vs Oakland Grizzlies Odds

13-15TEAM RECORD15-14

Morehead State travels to Oakland on Saturday, hoping to boost its 13-15 record with a victory over the Grizzlies.

Oakland will face the 13-15 Eagles, who own a 8-14-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Grizzlies are 14-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 10-10-1 favoring the OVER.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Grizzlies installed as 6.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 236-ranked Grizzlies and the No. 165-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-72 win for the Eagles on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oakland's No. 47 nationally ranked offense (73.5 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 285 at 71.4 PPG. The Grizzlies have been averaging 44% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (43.2% on average).

Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 261-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.2 points per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 nationally in scoring at home.

Morehead State was a 106-100 loser in their most recent outing at home against Murray State. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Morehead State was bombed on Wednesday at Ellis Johnson Arena, having a 106-100 loss hung on them by the Murray State Racers in college hoops betting action.

Last time out for Oakland, they were a 77-71 loser as they battled IUPU Fort Wayne on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Travis Bader scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Grizzlies to a win (they lost 77-71 to IUPU Fort Wayne at Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday).

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tennessee State are 6-4
After playing Murray State are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Eagles at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Morehead State is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Morehead State is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road

Next up:
Morehead State at Tennessee State, Thursday, February 28
Oakland home to IUPU Fort Wayne, Saturday, March 2