Tennessee State vs. Morehead State - 2/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (12-16) at Tennessee State Tigers (5-23)
College Basketball: Monday, February 23, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Gentry Complex)
The Line: Tennessee State Tigers +7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles and Tennessee State Tigers meet Sunday at the Gentry Center.
The Morehead State Eagles look for a win after splitting their last six games. On the season, Morehead State is averaging 66.2 points on 42.6 percent shooting and is allowing 65.8 points on 43.8 percent shooting. Angelo Warner is averaging 12.5 points and 2.6 assists while Brent Arrington is averaging 11.2 points and 3.8 rebounds. Karam Mashour is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Kareem Storey is dishing 4.4 assists. The Morehead State Eagles have four players averaging at least nine points, and they’re shooting 70.6 percent from the line and 34.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Morehead State is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from beyond the arc and has given up 66 or less points in six of its last 10 games.
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The Tennessee State Tigers could also use a win to snap a five-game skid. On the season, Tennessee State is averaging 55.3 points on 37.9 percent shooting and is allowing 67 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Jay Harris is averaging 10.8 points and 2.3 assists while Marcus Roper is averaging 10.1 points and 2.9 rebounds. Christian Mekowulu is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and Darreon Reddick is shooting 39 percent from the field. The Tennessee State Tigers have four players averaging at least 7.6 points, and they’re shooting 61.8 percent from the line and 34.3 percent from downtown. Defensively, Tennessee State is allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 63 or less points in four of its last eight games.
The Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Monday games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Ohio Valley. The Tigers are 9-3-1 ATS in their last 13 Monday games and 9-2 ATS in their last 11 vs. Ohio Valley. The Eagles are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
While Tennessee State hasn't been winning many games, they've done a great job of covering the number in OVC play, which includes nine covers in their last 11 games. I'll take the points and the home team here.