Morehead State Eagles vs Coyotes College Hoops Game Preview
Morehead State Eagles vs South Dakota Coyotes Odds
South Dakota will look to improve on its 4-7 record on Wednesday when they host Morehead State in NCAA basketball odds action at DakotaDome.
The Coyotes are 4-7 so far on the season, and 3-6 ATS vs. the number. The Eagles, meanwhile, are 5-5 and 3-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen South Dakota go 2-3 and the Eagles go 2-2 on the totals.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Eagles were listed as 2-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Coyotes at No. 212 and the Eagles at No. 62 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-67 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up South Dakota's No. 119 nationally ranked offense (70.9 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 225 at 68.1 PPG. The Coyotes have been averaging 43.2% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (42.6% on average).
Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 197-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.6 points per game. South Dakota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 64 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Morehead State, they were a 71-63 winner as they battled Indiana State at home. They covered in the match as a 2-point favorite. Morehead State got 15 points from Angelo Warner en route to a 71-63 victory over Indiana State on Saturday at Ellis Johnson Arena.
In their last action, South Dakota was an 80-73 loser at home against Ball State. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. South Dakota got 24 points from Juevol Myles but lost anyway, 80-73, to Ball State on Saturday at DakotaDome.
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing North Dakota State are 0-1
After playing Indiana State are 0-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Eagles at Coyotes trends to consider:
Morehead State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Morehead State at North Dakota State, Friday, December 21
South Dakota at Wisc-Green Bay, Saturday, December 22