Tennessee State at Morehead State
|Date & Time||Thursday February 7, 2019, 7:35 PM (EST)|
Ellis T. Johnson Arena
Morehead State -6 / over-under: 147
OVC college basketball continues with the Tennessee State Tigers visiting the Morehead State Eagles.
The Tennessee State Tigers are eyeing a third consecutive win after a 79-50 rout of SE Missouri State on Saturday as a 3.5 point home favorite.
Tennessee State went wire to wire with a 45-20 lead at the intermission behind 52.7% from the floor including 10-23 from long range.
Emmanuel Egbuta led the Tigers scoring spree with 19 points and six boards with Michael Littlejohn adding 15 points and seven rebounds.
Donte Fitzpatrick-Dorsey gave Tennessee State 14 points and five pulls followed by an eight point effort from Tripp Davis.
The Morehead State Eagles avoided a three game skid in defeating Eastern Illinois 84-78 as a two point road favorite on Saturday.
Morehead State was down four points at the intermission before a 50-40 second half burst behind 46.2% from the field and a 16-4 edge at the line.
Jordan Walker led all scorers with 30 points, four pulls and five assists with the Eagles getting 15 points and six boards from James Baker.
Morehead State received 14 points and seven rebounds from De’Von Cooper followed by Lemontray Harris with 12 points and six boards.
Tennessee State Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Tennessee State Tigers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Ohio Valley. Morehead State Eagles are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 vs. Ohio Valley and Morehead State Eagles are 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games overall and Morehead State Eagles are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 home games. Favorite is 5-0-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings and over is 11-5 in the last 16 meetings.
Points are generally scored when these team take the hardwood so over I go…