Tennessee State vs. Morehead State - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Tennessee State vs. Morehead State - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports

Morehead State Eagles (13-18) at Tennessee State Tigers (17-14)

College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:30 pm (Ford Center)

The Line: Tennessee State Tigers -2 -- Over/Under: 138

TV: ESPN+

The Morehead State Eagles and Tennessee State Tigers meet Wednesday in the college basketball OVC Tournament at the Ford Center.

The Morehead State Eagles need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 69.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 69.9 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Jordan Walker is averaging 12.5 points and 3.7 rebounds while Djimon Henson is averaging 10.5 points and one assist. Justin Thomas is dishing 4.4 assists and Tyzhaun Claude is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 29.4 percent from beyond the arc and 63.7 percent from the free throw line. The Morehead State Eagles are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game. The Morehead State Eagles have lost four straight non-home games.

The Tennessee State Tigers look for a win after losing five of their last seven games. The Tennessee State Tigers are averaging 72 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.6 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Carlos Marshall Jr. is averaging 11.8 points and 2.1 assists while Wesley Harris is averaging 11.7 points and 6.2 rebounds. Michael Littlejohn is the third double-digit scorer and Jy’lan Washington is grating 5.3 rebounds. The Tennessee State Tigers are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee State Tigers are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game. The Tennessee State Tigers have lost three straight non-home games.

The favorite is 7-1-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.

The Morehead State Eagles head into this game losing their last 10 games by an average of 10.2 points while allowing 47.8 percent shooting from the field and 38.4 percent shooting from deep. The Tennessee State Tigers are shooting 49.2 percent from the field and 36.1 percent from deep in their last five gams. The Tennessee State Tigers are 16-12-1 against the spread on the season while the Morehead State Eagles are 14-14-1 against the spread on the season. In a near toss up, give me the Tennessee State Tigers, as backing Morehead State in its current form isn't an option.

Randy’s Pick Tennessee State Tigers -2

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.