Murray State vs. Morehead State - 3/6/15 OVC Semifinal Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (16-16) at Murray State (23-4)
College Basketball: Friday, March 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm (Nashville Municipal Auditorium)
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The Morehead State Eagles and Murray State Racers meet Friday night in the OVC semifinal.
The Morehead State Eagles look to build on their five-game winning streak. On the season, Morehead State is averaging 71 points on 44 percent shooting and is allowing 65.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Angelo Warner is averaging 12.8 points and four rebounds while Brent Arrington is averaging 11.3 points and 2.3 assists. Karam Mashour is the third double-digit scorer and Corban Collins is grabbing four rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles have four players averaging at least nine points, and they’re shooting 71.6 percent from the line and 34.3 percent from deep. Defensively, Morehead State is allowing 34.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in five of its last eight games.
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The Murray State Racers have not lost since the end of November. On the season, Murray State is averaging 78.8 points on 48.3 percent shooting and is allowing 66.7 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Cameron Payne is averaging 20.2 points and 5.7 assists while Jarvis Williams is averaging 15.4 points and 8.3 rebounds. T.J. Sapp is dishing 2.9 assists and Jeffery Moss is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Murray State Racers have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.2 percent from the line and 39 percent from deep. Defensively, Murray State is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or less points in four of its last five games.
Murray State hasn't lost in what feels like forever and has been downright crushing teams left and right. Look for the Racers to win by double digits.