Jacksonville State vs. Morehead State - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (17-11) at Jacksonville State Gamecocks (8-22)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 5:30 pm (Pete Mathews Coliseum)
The Line: Jacksonville State Gamecocks +6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles and Jacksonville State Gamecocks meet Saturday at the Pete Mathews Coliseum.
The Morehead State Eagles look to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 70.2 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 44 percent shooting. Brent Arrington is averaging 9.8 points and 3.3 assists while Xavier Moon is averaging 9.2 points and 2.4 rebounds. Anthony Elechi is grabbing 5.6 rebounds and DeJuan Marrero is dishing 1.4 assists. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 67.5 percent from the free throw line. The Eagles are allowing 35.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Morehead State Eagles have lost six of their last nine road games.
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The Jacksonville State Gamecocks need a win in order to snap a seven-game losing streak. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are averaging 66.1 points on 39.9 percent shooting and allowing 72.3 points on 46.7 percent shooting. Greg Tucker is averaging 9.3 points and 2.3 rebounds while JaQuail Townser is averaging 9.3 points and 3.6 assists. Jared Hamilton is grabbing 4.9 rebounds and DelFincko Bogan is dishing 1.1 assists. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are shooting 34.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.2 percent from the free throw line. The Gamecocks are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.1 rebounds per game. The Jacksonville State Gamecocks have lost four straight home games.
The Eagles are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games. The Gamecocks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The Eagles are 1-4 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Jacksonville State and 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings overall.
The Morehead State Eagles continue to pick up steam heading into the month of March while Jacksonville State continues to fall apart and play bad basketball. Look for the Eagles to win this game rather easily.