Tennessee Tech vs. Morehead State - 12/28/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (4-7) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (8-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm (Eblen Center)
The Line: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
Ohio Valley college basketball action features a matchup between the Morehead State Eagles and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.
The Morehead State Eagles haven’t received much ink in 2017-18 and are out to change that heading in to their OVC schedule. Morehead State saw their chance at a three game winning streak end in an 85-69 defeat at the Butler Bulldogs where a 50%-42.6% deficit in marksmanship was too much to overcome.
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Dijmon Henson was the Eagles best player with a contest high 22 points on 8-16 from the floor including a 5-11 effort on long balls. Lamontray Harris gave Morehead State 13 points on 5-7 accuracy while De’Von Cooper and Jordan Walker added eight points apiece with a combined seven boards on 6-23 from the field.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have played a competitive non-conference schedule but it’s been too tough lately with defeats in four of five capped off by an 87-59 loss at the Indiana Hoosiers as a 14 point underdog. Tennessee Tech trailed by 12 at the break and fell further behind with the Hoosiers dominating the foul line with a 44.8%-37.5% shooting advantage.
Kajon Mack topped the Golden Eagles attack with 14 points and five pulls on 6-12 from the floor. Mason Ramsey and Micaiah Henry gave Tennessee Tech ten points each and a combined 13 rebounds and five assists while Shaq Calhoun added nine points and four yanks on 4-8 from the field.
Morehead State are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games overall. Under is 9-4 in the last 13 meetings.
Tennessee Tech is obviously the better squad but how much better is something we won’t know until the final horn sounds…