Morehead State Eagles visit SE Missouri State Redhawks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Morehead State Eagles vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Odds
Morehead State pays a visit to SE Missouri State on Thursday, hoping to send the Redhawks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Show Me Center.
SE Missouri State will face the 8-10 Eagles, who own a 4-8-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Redhawks are 4-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Eagles are 5-6 favoring the OVER.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Eagles were listed as 3-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Redhawks - Eagles odds would favor the Redhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. SE Missouri State is rated No. 96 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Morehead State is at No. 136. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 72-71 win for the Redhawks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and SE Missouri State has the nation's No. 91-rated offensive output, at 71.4 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 241 allowing on average 69.6 PPG. The Redhawks FG% has averaged 45.5% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.1% per game.
Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 230-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. SE Missouri State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 33 nationally in scoring at home.
Morehead State was a 59-52 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Eastern Kentucky. They earned a push of the 7-point spread as underdogs. Drew Kelly scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 59-52 to Eastern Kentucky at Paul S. McBrayer Arena on Saturday).
SE Missouri State was an 81-69 loser in its last match on the road against Tennessee State. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as underdogs. SE Missouri State suffered an 81-69 loss against Tennessee State on Saturday, getting 15 points from Corey Wilford in a losing effort at Gentry Complex.
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 5-5
After playing Eastern Kentucky are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 0-10
Before playing Tennessee Tech are 4-6
After playing Tennessee State are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Eagles at Redhawks trends to consider:
Morehead State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against SE Missouri State
Morehead State is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Morehead State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of SE Missouri State's last 5 games when playing Morehead State
SE Missouri State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
SE Missouri State is 5-15 ATS in its last 20 games when playing Morehead State
SE Missouri State is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing at home against Morehead State
Morehead State at Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, January 19
SE Missouri State home to Tennessee Tech, Saturday, January 19