Belmont Bruins at Morehead St Eagles
Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Ellis T. Johnson Arena)
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The Belmont Bruins and Morehead State Eagles meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena.
The Belmont Bruins look to build on their six-game winning streak. The Belmont Bruins are averaging 81.1 points on 47.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Adam Kunkel is averaging 17 points and 2.8 rebounds while Nick Muszynski is averaging 15.5 points and 6.7 rebounds. Tyler Scanlon is the third double-digit scorer and Grayson Murphy is grabbing 7.5 rebounds. The Belmont Bruins are shooting 35.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Belmont Bruins are allowing 32.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Belmont Bruins have won six of their last eight road games.
The Morehead State Eagles need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Morehead State Eagles are averaging 69.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 69.5 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Jordan Walker is averaging 12.9 points and 3.8 rebounds while Djimon Henson is averaging 10.6 points and 1.1 assists. Justin Thomas is dishing 4.5 assists and Tyzhaun Claude is grabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Morehead State Eagles are shooting 29.5 percent from beyond the arc and 63.9 percent from the free throw line. The Morehead State Eagles are allowing 31.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.5 rebounds per game. The Morehead State Eagles have won five of their last six home games.
The favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings. The home team is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
The Belmont Bruins are playing clearly the better basketball and smoked Morehead State in the first meeting, but they're just 5-8 ATS on the road. The Morehead State Eagles have won five of their last six games at home where they win by an average of 10.9 points and shoot 46.4 percent from the field. This feels like too many points to pass up with a good team such as Morehead State. I'll take the home dog.