East Tennessee State vs. Morehead State - 12/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (6-5) at East Tennessee State Buccaneers (5-6)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Freedom Hall Civic Center)
The Line: East Tennessee State Buccaneers +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles and East Tennessee State Buccaneers meet Wednesday at the Freedom Hall Civic Center.
The Morehead State Eagles could use a win after losing four of their last five games. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 66.6 points on 41.6 percent shooting and allowing 65.1 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Corban Collins is averaging 12.1 points and 3.3 assists while Miguel Dicent is averaging 9.3 points and 3.3 rebounds. Brent Arrington is dishing 2.3 assists and DeJuan Marrero is grabbing eight rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. Morehead State is allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 15.1 turnovers per game. The Morehead State Eagles have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The East Tennessee State Buccaneers need a victory to get back to a .500 record. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are averaging 72.3 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.9 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Ge'Lawn Guyn is averaging 18.4 points and 3.8 rebounds while T.J. Cromer is averaging 14.3 points and 2.5 assists. A.J. Merriweather is grabbing 4.5 rebounds and Deuce Bello is dishing 1.5 assists. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 72.1 percent from the free throw line. East Tennessee State is allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.4 turnovers per game. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers have won six of their last seven home games.
The Eagles are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 road games and 13-4 ATS in their last 17 games overall. The Buccaneers are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall.
Morehead State is in a nice little slump at the moment and hasn't been good at all on the road. Meanwhile, East Tennessee State plays its best ball at home and has the best overall player in Guyn. I'll take the free bucket with the home team.