Cincinnati vs. Morehead State - 11/19/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (1-1) at Cincinnati Bearcats (1-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Fifth Third Arena)
The Line: Cincinnati Bearcats -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Full Court
The Cincinnati Bearcats and the Morehead State Eagles face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The Cincinnati Bearcats got their season off to the right start getting a win on Friday against St. Francis. Cincinnati scored 52 points shooting 45.7 percent from the floor but just 14.3 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while holding heir opponents to 37 points and 30 percent shooting. Octavius Ellis led Cincinnati in scoring with 13 points and eight rebounds, Gary Clark had 10 points and six rebounds, and Quadri Moore had nine points. Cincinnati dominated the boards in the win outrebounding SFPA 32-22.
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The Morehead State Eagles lost their opener this season by one point to UNLV but bounced back with a win over Cincinnati Christian. Morehead State is averaging 59 points and they are shooting 30.9 percent from the floor and 31.8 percent from beyond the three-point arc while defensively they are allowing 60 points and their opponents’ shoot 41.7 percent. Angelo Warner leads Morehead State averaging 21 points, Corban Collins is averaging 15 points, and Marquel Willis is averaging 13 points. Morehead State has been outrebounded on average 31-38 despite Karam Mashour and Billy Reader each averaging 7.0 rebounds per game.
Cincinnati is 2-6 against the spread in their last eight road games, 2-6 against the spread following a win, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four games. Morehead State is 4-10 against the spread in heir last 14 road games, 7-19 against the spread following a win, and 3-8 against the spread against a team with a winning record.
I see Cincinnati winning here but I don’t like the number so my free pick is Morehead State plus the points.