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Golden Eagles open as college hoops underdog vs Eagles

Tennessee Tech Golden EaglesMorehead State Eagles
Feb 16, 7:30 PM | Ellis Johnson Arena

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Morehead State Eagles Odds

9-15TEAM RECORD12-14

Tennessee Tech travels to Morehead State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 9-15 record with a victory over the Eagles.

Morehead State will face the 9-15 Golden Eagles, who own a 7-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 9-9-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Golden Eagles are 9-9 favoring the OVER.

View Tennessee Tech vs Morehead State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Tennessee Tech before tip-off in this one found them as 9-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Eagles - Golden Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Morehead State is rated No. 142 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tennessee Tech is at No. 254. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-65 win for the Eagles.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Morehead State's No. 99 nationally ranked offense (70.7 points per game) against a Golden Eagles defense that sits as the No. 206 at 67.5 PPG. The Eagles have been averaging 43.1% from the field, more than the Golden Eagles have managed so far this season (41.8% on average).

Defensively, Tennessee Tech features the nation's No. 258-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.4 points per game. Morehead State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 90 nationally in scoring at home.

Tennessee Tech lost its last outing, an 80-69 result against Eastern Kentucky on February 14. They covered in that game as a 12-point underdog. Tennessee Tech suffered an 80-69 loss against Eastern Kentucky on Thursday, getting 17 points from Jud Dillard in a losing effort at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

In their last action, Morehead State was an 85-81 winner at home against Jacksonville State. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Morehead State got 19 points from Bakari Turner en route to an 85-81 victory over Jacksonville State on Thursday at Ellis Johnson Arena.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 4-6
After playing Eastern Kentucky are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Murray State are 7-3
After playing Jacksonville State are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Golden Eagles at Eagles trends to consider:
Tennessee Tech is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Morehead State
Morehead State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee Tech
Morehead State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Tennessee Tech
Morehead State is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Morehead State's last 10 games when playing Tennessee Tech

Next up:
Tennessee Tech home to Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, February 21
Morehead State home to Murray State, Wednesday, February 20