Morehead State vs. Marshall - 11/24/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marshall Thundering Herd (0-1) at Morehead State Eagles (2-1)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Ellis Johnson Arena)
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Marshall Thundering Herd and Morehead State Eagles square off Tuesday night at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena.
The Marshall Thundering Herd play just their second game of the year after losing to Tennessee. The Marshall Thundering Herd are averaging 74 points on 36.5 percent shooting and allowing 84 points on 40 percent shooting. Ryan Taylor is averaging 18 points and 11 rebounds while Stevie Browning is averaging 18 points and five assists. James Kelly is grabbing 12 rebounds and Justin Edmonds is dishing five assists. The Marshall Thundering Herd are shooting 25.7 percent from beyond the arc and 78.6 percent from the free throw line. The bright side for Marshall in its opening loss is that it did snag 16 offensive rebounds. The Marshall Thundering Herd have lost six straight road games.
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The Morehead State Eagles look to get off to a solid 3-1 start to the season with a victory. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 65 points on 38.1 percent shooting and allowing 61.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Corban Collins is averaging 14 points and 3.3 assists while Xavier Moon is averaging 12.7 points and two rebounds. DeJuan Marrero is grabbing 6.7 rebounds and Brent Arrington is dishing 2.3 assists. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 64.7 percent from the free throw line and 40.4 percent from downtown. Morehead State has 52 offensive rebounds and 29 steals in three games. The Morehead State Eagles have won five straight home games.
The Thundering Herd are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 road games and 10-22-1 ATS in their last 33 non-conference games. The Eagles are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 home games and 9-1-1 ATS in their last 11 games overall. The Thundering Herd are 0-3-2 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
The Morehead State Eagles are an experienced and well coached basketball team. Marshall hasn't had much recent success on the road and has just one game under its belt this season. With the Eagles at home, I like Morehead State and the reasonable chalk.