Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Morehead State Eagles - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (16-11) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (18-9)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Eblen Center)
The Line: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagle take the hardwood at the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.
The Morehead State Eagles are not going to win the Ohio Valley regular season crown but they have been heating up for the conference playoffs. The Eagles have won four in a row capped off by a 66-61 win versus visiting Tennessee State as a 4.5 point favorite. The defense saved the day by holding the Tigers to 33% shooting while the Eagles countered at nearly 42% with 20 giveaways yet still managed four more field goals. Miguel Dicent led the Eagles with 16 points on 4-7 with Brent Arrington adding 12 points and six pulls. Lyonell Gaines tossed in eleven points while Malik Maitland chipped in with seven points.
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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles can win 20 games with wins in their final two contests but the only way this team goes to the Big Dance is by winning the conference playoffs. The Golden Eagles have lost two of three after a 95-86 defeat at Belmont Saturday as an eight point underdog. The Bruins entered the half up 12 and held service the rest of the way. Belmont sank half their looks to total six more field goals which was decisive in an otherwise equal boxscore. Torrance Rowe gave the Golden Eagles a game high 27 points on 8-21 with Ryan Martin added 16 points and ten rebounds. Hakeem Rogers scored 15 while Aleksa Jugovic and Mason Ramsey combined for 19 points.
The over is 8-3 in Morehead State last 11 Thursday games and is 7-3 in their last 10 road games while the Eagles are 11-5-1 ATS in their last 17 road games. Tennessee Tech are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Thursday games. Total coin flip here so perhaps the points for now…