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.