Morehead State vs Tennessee State Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 2/16/23
Tennessee State Tigers (15-11) vs. Morehead State Eagles (17-10)
February 16, 2023 9:00 pm EDT
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -4.5 / Tennessee State Tigers +4.5; Over/Under: +141
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The Tennessee State Tigers and Morehead State Eagles meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Tennessee State Tigers Betting Preview
The Tennessee State Tigers are averaging 77.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 73.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Jr. Clay is averaging 18.7 points and 4.7 rebounds, while Christian Brown is averaging 13.8 points and 3.4 rebounds. Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Dedric Boyd is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The Tennessee State Tigers are shooting 35 percent from beyond the arc and 70.1 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee State Tigers are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 3.1 rebounds per game.
The Morehead State Eagles Betting Preview
The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 70.5 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Mark Freeman is averaging 15.4 points and 2.7 rebounds, while Alex Gross is averaging 11.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. Drew Thelwell is the third double-digit scorer and Jake Wolfe is grabbing 3.4 rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Morehead State Eagles are allowing 31 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.6 rebounds per game.
Tennessee State vs Morehead State Trends
The Tigers are 15-35-1 ATS in their last 51 road games and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Eagles are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 5-2 in Tigers last 7 Thursday games. The under is 5-0 in Eagles last 5 overall. The home team is 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
Tennessee State has had issues playing up to its competition all year, and it loses on the road by an average of 8.1 points. Morehead State is one of the better home teams in the league, where it’s 6-3 ATS and wins by an average of 16.2 points. The line is reasonable. Give me Morehead State at home.