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Morehead State Eagles Host the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in NCAA College Basketball Action

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Southern Illinois-Edwardsville when they take on the Morehead State Eagles on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Morehead State Eagles betting line opened as -10.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 5-7 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Morehead State Eagles are 3-7-1 ATS. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars are 4-7-1 on betting the total; Morehead State Eagles are 6-5.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 188-rated Morehead State Eagles and the No. 320-ranked Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Morehead State has the nation's No. 34-rated offensive output, at 82.2 PPG. The visiting Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars defense ranks No. 204 allowing on average 75.25 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 46.58% so far, more than the Morehead State Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.18% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville got 21 points from Tre Harris but lost anyway, 78-61, to Eastern Kentucky on Thursday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

The Eagles got 25 points from Xavier Moon as Morehead State ran past Eastern Illinois 85-75 on Thursday at Ellis Johnson Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Illinois-Edwardsville's last 5 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Morehead State
  • Morehead State is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • Morehead State is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • Morehead State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Southern Illinois-Edwardsville
  • Morehead State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Southern Illinois-Edwardsville

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville home to Austin Peay, Thursday, January 12th
Morehead State at Belmont, Thursday, January 12th