Ohio Valley Tournament - Tennessee State Tigers vs Morehead State Eagles Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Morehead State Eagles vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds
The Tennessee State Tigers will try to cover the spread at Municipal Auditorium on Thursday when they get a visit from the Morehead State Eagles in NCAA basketball action.
This is a conference playoff game in the Ohio Valley Tournament. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Municipal Auditorium.
The Tigers sport records of 17-13 and 14-11-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 15-17 and 10-16-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 16-4 for the Tigers and 12-12-1 for the Eagles.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 168-rated Morehead State taking on the No. 99-rated Tigers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-71 win for the Tigers on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 76 in NCAA Division 1 with 37 per game. That compares with Tennessee State’s No. 114 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Tennessee State is college basketball's No. 179-ranked team at 6 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 175 with 6.1 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Morehead State owns the country's No. 300-rated mark, allowing 75.3 points per game on the highway. Tennessee State, on the other hand, rates No. 40 in scoring at home.
Morehead State was a 73-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Tennessee-Martin. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites. Morehead State got 14 points from Milton Chavis en route to a 73-66 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium.
In their last action, Tennessee State was an 85-81 winner at home against Eastern Kentucky. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers got a terrific 25-point effort from Kellen Thornton as Tennessee State defeated Eastern Kentucky 85-81 on Saturday at Gentry Complex.