Morehead State Eagles vs Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Odds
The Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks will be trying to slam the Morehead State Eagles on Saturday when the teams tip off at Skyhawk Arena in college betting action.
The Skyhawks bring a 4-14 record (6-7 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-10 Eagles, who are 5-8-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tennessee-Martin go 3-5-1 so far and the Eagles go 5-7.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Tennessee-Martin sat as 4.5-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 260 (Skyhawks) and the No. 136 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-60 result in favor of the Eagles has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 59 in NCAA hoops at 38.2 per game. Contrast that with Tennessee-Martin’s No. 81 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tennessee-Martin is the No. 252-ranked team in the country at 5.4 per game, while Morehead State rates No. 165 at 6.2 per game.
Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 210-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Tennessee-Martin, meanwhile, comes in at No. 188 nationally in scoring at home.
Morehead State won its last outing, a 75-59 result against SE Missouri State on January 17. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. Morehead State got 15 points from Drew Kelly en route to a 75-59 victory over SE Missouri State on Thursday at Show Me Center.
Last time out for Tennessee-Martin, they were a 90-53 loser as they battled Belmont on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 25.5-point underdog. The Skyhawks were hammered by Belmont on Saturday, losing by a 90-53 final at Curb Event Center in college basketball betting action.
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing SE Missouri State are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Eastern Illinois are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
A few Eagles at Skyhawks trends to consider:
Morehead State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee-Martin
Morehead State is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Morehead State is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee-Martin's last 6 games
Tennessee-Martin is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games at home
Tennessee-Martin is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Morehead State
Tennessee-Martin is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Morehead State
Morehead State home to Belmont, Thursday, January 24
Tennessee-Martin at Eastern Illinois, Thursday, January 24