Southeast Missouri State vs. Morehead State - 1/11/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Morehead State Eagles (4-11) at Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (7-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 8:30 pm (Show Me Center)
The Line: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks -5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Morehead State Eagles visit the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks in OVC college basketball.
At 4-11, the Morehead State Eagles are trying to save their season with too many issues at both ends of the floor weighing the team down. Morehead State has dropped to 0-4 in the Ohio Valley after a 70-65 defeat to the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars as a 6.5 point favorite. The Eagles rally from a 14 point deficit at the half fell short with the team getting outshot 45%-41.1%.
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Lamontray Harris was Morehead State’s top offensive threat with 16 points and eleven rebounds on 7-17 from the floor followed by a 14 point effort from Jaylin McCoy who hit 4-6 from beyond the arc. David McFarland gave the Eagles 12 points on 5-11 shooting while Daniel Kinchen added ten points and eight assists on 4-10.
The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks haven’t been able to get their scoring and defense on the same page and the result is a 1-3 start to conference play. Southeast Missouri State fell at Austin Peay 76-71 last time out as a six point underdog where the Governors rode 45.2% shooting and 12 more shots to the win.
Denzel Mahoney kept the Redhawks competitive with 24 points and six rebounds on 7-11 from the floor including a 4-6 effort on threes. Ledarrius Brewer gave SE Missouri State 18 point on 5-15 shooting with a 4-9 mark from distance while Daniel Simmons tossed in eleven points.
Morehead State are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 vs. Ohio Valley and Morehead State are 4-11 ATS in their last 15 games overall. Over is 9-2 in SE Missouri State last 11 home games and over is 34-15-2 in SE Missouri State last 51 Thursday games. Morehead State are 16-5 ATS in the last 21 meetings.
Neither team is going anywhere this season so I’d be more comfortable taking the points then giving them…