Murray State Racers vs. Morehead State Eagles - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (6-5) at Murray State Racers (6-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm (CFSB Center)
The Line: Murray State Racers -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles shoot for an Ohio Valley win when they visit the Murray State Racers.
The Morehead State Eagles looked like they could be a team to watch with a great start to the year but they have fallen on hard times as of late as losers in five of six. MSU fell to East Tennessee State 75-72 on Wednesday as a rally from an 18 point first half fell short and saddled the team with three losses in a row. The Buccaneers did their damage on 46.8% shooting while the Eagles hit at less then 44% but mustered 17 more looks at the basket with a 10-19 effort at the line killing them in a close game. Xavier Moon led Morehead State with 20 points on 7-12 from the floor with Anthony Elechi adding 15 points and six pulls. DeJuan Marrero followed with 12 points and ten rebounds while Corban Collins chipped in with nine points and eight helpers.
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The Murray State Racers have been pegged as one of the teams to beat in the Ohio Valley but they have been in a funk with five consecutive defeats before crushing sub division Brescia 101-75 Wednesday night. While both teams sank shots in the 47% range the Racers turned 32 Bearcats personals in to a monster 38-15 advantage although this game was the Racers from start to finish without the foul shooting edge. Bryce Jones led all scorers with 2o points and five yanks with Wayne Langston right on his heels with 19 points and five pulls. Chad Culbreath scored 16 with Gee McGhee adding 14 points and 12 rebounds while Justin Seymour chipped in with eleven points.
Morehead State are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 road games and are 13-5 ATS in their last 18 games overall while going 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. Murray State are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games and are 3-9 ATS in their last 12 vs. Ohio Valley. The favorite is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings and Morehead State are 7-18-1 ATS in the last 26 meetings. Very interesting game but there is no edge here so bet at your own risk…