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Morehead State vs. IUPUI - 12/21/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
IUPUI Jaguars (8-4) at Morehead State Eagles (3-8)
Date & Time Friday December 21, 2018, 5:35 PM (EST)
Location Unknown Location Unknown Address
The Line
The Line: Morehead State Eagles +2 -- Over/Under: 150
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Non-conference college basketball action pits the Indiana-Purdue Jaguars against the Morehead State Eagles.

The Indiana-Purdue Jaguars were denied a 4thstraight win in an 87-77 loss at Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday. Indiana-Purdue saw the Mastodons connect at a hefty 54.7% and their own 39.4% shooting negated 13 more looks at the basket.

Camron Justice kept the Jaguars from being blown out with 25 points and three yanks on 10-18 accuracy including 4-8 from beyond the arc while Grant Weatherford added 20 points, six rebounds and three assists on 6-10 from the floor and 7-7 at the line. IUPUI received 13 points from Jaylen Minnett and Jack Hansen chipped in with eight points.

The Morehead State Eagles fell to 3-8 after a 78-67 loss at Wright State on Tuesday as an eleven point road dog. Morehead State led by three heading to intermission before their defense collapsed over the final 20 minutes. The Eagle shot the ball well at 50.9% and allowed just 42.6% shooting but 20 fouls turned in to a 22-6 deficit at the stripe.

Lamontray Harris led a balanced MSU offense with 16 points and five boards on 7-9 marksmanship while AJ Hicks and Jordan Walker netted 13 points each with six helpers and seven rebounds respectively. The Eagles saw ten points and four pulls from James Baker followed seven point, six board effort by Malek Green.

Indiana-Purdue Jaguars are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and Indiana-Purdue Jaguars are 7-2-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall and Indiana-Purdue Jaguars are 6-2-2 ATS in their last 10 non-conference games. Morehead State Eagles are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games and Morehead State Eagles are 1-4-1 ATS in tneheir last 6 games overall and Morehead State Eagles are 2-12 ATS in their last 14 vs. Horizon League.

I was starting to believe in the Jaguars a bit until they were handled by Fort Wayne but this will tell us if IUPUI is improved…

Pick:
IUPUI -2

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