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Tennessee State vs Morehead State 12/29/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Morehead State Eagles (7-6) vs. Tennessee State Tigers (8-5)
December 29, 2022 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Tennessee State Tigers -3 / Morehead State Eagles +3 ; Over/Under: -
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The Morehead State Eagles and the Tennessee State Tigers meet Thursday in college basketball action from Gentry Complex. Morehead State is 7-6 this year. The Eagles beat Alice Lloyd in their last game. As for Tennessee State, they’re 8-5 overall after a win versus Brescia. Check back all season long for free college basketball picks at Sports Chat Place.

Morehead State went 3-3 over their first six games this year, falling to Indiana, West Virginia and Vanderbilt along the way. The Eagles are 4-3 since then with victories over Kentucky Christian, East TN State, Georgia Southern and Alice Lloyd. 

Matched up against Alice Lloyd last Wednesday, the Eagles were up 36-25 by halftime. Morehead State scored another 30 second-half points for a 66-50 win. Jake Wolfe put up 13 points, and Alex Gross doubled on 10 points and 11 rebounds. 

Over on the Tennessee State side, they went 4-2 over their first six games with losses to Southern Illinois and High Point. The Tigers are 4-3 since then with losses to Saint Louis, Austin Peay and Charleston Southern. 

In the Brescia game last Tuesday, the Tigers took a 55-50 edge into the second half. Tennessee State managed another 43 points from there and won it 98-83. Marcus Fitzgerald led the way on 30 points with nine rebounds and two assists. 

PICK: I’m going to try Tennessee State in this one. We should have a pretty interesting matchup here, though. The Tigers are on a 4-1 run right now, and though they’ve taken on some overmatched opponents in that time Tennessee State is still playing well. As for Morehead State, they’ve hit 75 or more points in three of their last five games and should post a decent total here as well. I like this game to be a high-scoring finish with Tennessee State eking out a cover. 

Andrew's Free Pick: Tennessee State Tigers -3

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Andrew has been writing about college, professional and fantasy sports betting since 2013. Andrew's goal is to break down the complicated numbers and trends into a language that's easily accessible to novice sports bettors and seasoned professionals alike.

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