Morehead State Eagles vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds
The Tennessee State Tigers hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Morehead State Eagles pay a visit to Gentry Complex on the college basketball betting menu.
This season, the Tigers are 16-12 overall and 13-10-1 ATS ATS, while the Eagles are 13-16 and 9-14-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Tennessee State boasts a 14-4 on the OU, and Morehead State is 11-10-1.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Tigers installed as 7-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 74-ranked Tigers and the No. 157-rated Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 72-70 win for the Tigers on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tennessee State's No. 133-ranked scoring average of 69.4 PPG, against a Eagles defense rated No. 293 and allowing 71.8 PPG. The Tigers FG% has averaged 43.4% to date this season, more than the Eagles shooters have managed so far (43% per game).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Morehead State owns the country's No. 270-rated mark, allowing 73.8 points per game on the highway. Tennessee State, on the other hand, rates No. 69 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Morehead State was an 82-79 loser on the road against Oakland. They covered the 7.5-point spread as underdogs. Chad Posthumus scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 82-79 to Oakland at Athletics Center on Saturday).
Last time out for Tennessee State, they were a 69-67 loser as they battled Loyola at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point favorite. Tennessee State suffered a 69-67 loss against Loyola on Saturday, getting 17 points from Patrick Miller in a losing effort at Gentry Complex.
Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee Tech are 9-1
After a loss are 4-6
Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Eastern Kentucky are 3-7
After playing Loyola are 2-0
After a loss are 6-4
A few Eagles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Morehead State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee State
Morehead State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Tennessee State
Morehead State is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Morehead State is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee State's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Tennessee State's last 11 games
Tennessee State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Tennessee State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Morehead State
Morehead State at Tennessee Tech, Saturday, March 2
Tennessee State home to Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, March 2