Morehead State Eagles vs. Oakland Grizzlies - 12/6/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Grizzlies (3-5) at Morehead State Eagles (4-6)
College Basketball: Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm (Ellis Johnson Arena)
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies take their offens on the road to clash with the Morehead State Eagles.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies have earned the reputation of scoring the basketball and it's well deserved. Their problem has been stopping opponents from returning the favor which hasn't been a strength. The Golden Grizzlies won for the third time in four contests with a one sided 84-52 victory against visiting Rochester College on Wednesday. The outmanned Warriors knocked down just 35% of their shots while Oakland blistered the nets at over 57% including an 11-22 mark from long range. Corey Petros poured in a game high 18 points with five yanks followed by a 17 point effot from Nick Daniels. Tommie McCune and Ralph Hill combined for 21 points and 13 rebounds while the entire nine man rotation scored.
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The Morehead State Eagles are penciled in as a challenger in the Ohio Valley but they have struggled through ten games. The Eagles fell to 4-6 with 58-48 road defeat at Alabama-Birmingham for back to back losses. The offense failed to get going and the defense couldn't win on their own merits with the O connecting at 34% from the floor and giving the ball away 21 times. The Blazers were held to 39% accuracy with 16 turnovers with a few more field goals and free throws providing the winning margin. Morehead received 13 points and five pulls from Angelo Warner with Corbin Collins tossing in ten points. Lyonell Gaines chipped i with six points but hauled in 12 rebounds with six coming on the offensive glass.
The Golden Grizzlies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and are 6-13-2 ATS in their last 21 games overall. Oakland are 8-21-1 ATS in their last 30 games following a S.U. win while going 3-8-2 ATS in their last 13 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Eagles are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. Morehead State are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games after scoring less than 50 points in their previous game while going 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The one thing you need to know about these teams is you never know as both can look great or flat so I'll take the points...