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Eastern Kentucky ColonelsMorehead State Eagles
Jan 14, 7:30 PM | Ellis Johnson Arena

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Morehead State Eagles Odds

10-8TEAM RECORD8-10

Morehead State will look to improve on its 8-10 record on Saturday when they host Eastern Kentucky in NCAAB odds action at Ellis Johnson Arena.

The Eagles are 8-10 so far on the season, and 6-9 ATS vs. the number. The Colonels, meanwhile, are 10-8 and 7-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Morehead State go 6-9 and the Colonels go 5-6 on the totals.

View Eastern Kentucky vs Morehead State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Colonels listed as 3-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 217-rated Eastern Kentucky taking on the No. 213-rated Eagles in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 65-64 win for the Colonels on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Morehead State's No. 256-ranked offense, averaging 64.2 PPG, against a Colonels defense that ranks No. 114 at 64.5 PPG. The Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 42% so far, less than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Defensively, Eastern Kentucky features the nation's No. 88-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.3 points per game. Morehead State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 148 nationally in scoring at home.

Eastern Kentucky was an 80-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Austin Peay. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Eastern Kentucky got 17 points from Jaron Jones but lost anyway, 80-65, to Austin Peay on Thursday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Morehead State was a 77-72 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Tennessee State. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. The Eagles got 19 points from Ty Proffitt, but it was Tennessee State that prevailed in a 77-72 final on Wednesday at Gentry Complex.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 5-5
After playing Austin Peay are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

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

A few Colonels at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 6 games when playing on the road against Morehead State
Eastern Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Morehead State
Eastern Kentucky is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Morehead State
Eastern Kentucky is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Morehead State is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Morehead State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
Morehead State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Eastern Kentucky
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Morehead State's last 7 games when playing Eastern Kentucky

Next up:
Eastern Kentucky home to Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, January 19
Morehead State home to Murray State, Wednesday, January 18

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