Morehead State vs. Tennessee State - 2/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee State Tigers (5-18) at Morehead State Eagles (10-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Ellis Johnson Arena)
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee State Tigers and Morehead State Eagles meet Thursday at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena.
The Tennessee State Tigers have split their last four games and look for their first road win. On the season, Tennessee State is averaging 55.5 points on 37.7 percent shooting and is allowing 66.6 points on 41.5 percent shooting. Jay Harris is averaging 11.3 points and 2.2 assists while Marcus Roper is averaging nine points and three rebounds. Darreon Reddick is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Charles Tucker is dishing 2.2 assists. The Tennessee State Tigers have six players averaging at least 5.6 points, and they’re shooting 60.1 percent from the line and 36.2 percent from downtown. Defensively, Tennessee State is allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and has given up 63 or less points in three straight games.
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The Morehead State Eagles look to keep things rolling after winning five of their last eight games. On the season, Morehead State is averaging 66.5 points on 42.1 percent shooting and is allowing 66.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Angelo Warner is averaging 13 points and 2.7 assists while Brent Arrington is averaging 11.5 points and 3.8 rebounds. Karam Mashour is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Corban Collins is shooting 39.2 percent from the field. The Morehead State Eagles have eight players averaging at least 5.7 points, and they’re shooting 70 percent from the line and 35.1 percent from downtown. Defensively, Morehead State is allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Tigers are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 road games and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Eagles are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss. The underdog is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
You see what the Tennessee State Tigers are doing ATS? I'll gladly take someof that. While Morehead State is finding its groove as of late, the spread records are in a different zip code. I'll take my chances with the points here.