Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (8-10) vs. Morehead State Eagles (10-8)
January 14, 2023 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -1.5 / Southeast Missouri State Redhawks +1.5; Over/Under: +143.5
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The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks and Morehead State Eagles meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks look for their ninth win. The Morehead State Eagles look for their 11th win.
The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are averaging 74.3 points on 43.1 percent shooting and allowing 72.9 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Phillip Russell is averaging 16.4 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Chris Harris is averaging 12.9 points and 2.4 assists. Israel Barnes is the third double-digit scorer and Josh Earley is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 68.1 percent from the free throw line. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game.
The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 70.9 points on 42.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Mark Freeman is averaging 13.2 points and 2.5 rebounds, while Alex Gross is averaging 11.5 points and 7.6 rebounds. Jalen Hawkins is grabbing 2.2 rebounds and Brandon Maughmer is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 31.2 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The Morehead State Eagles are allowing 27.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.4 rebounds per game.
The Redhawks are 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The over is 6-1 in Redhawks last 7 overall. The under is 5-1 in Eagles last 6 Saturday games. The road team is 7-3 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
We’re only being asked to lay a bucket and despite their struggles, the Morehead State Eagles win at home by an average of 20.9 points while holding teams under 40 percent shooting. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks have yet to prove they can win in spots like this, and they don’t cover numbers on the road. Give me Morehead.