Check out our free Morehead State vs Southeast Missouri State pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Cape Girardeau. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Morehead State vs Southeast Missouri State Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Eagles vs Redhawks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Morehead State Eagles at Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
- Where: Cape Girardeau at Show Me Center
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Morehead State +4, MHST +148 | SEMST -188 O/U 143.5
Through 26 games, the Morehead State Eagles have an overall record of 16-10. On the road, the Eagles will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 5-8. So far, the Eagles have been the underdog 11 times, going 4-7 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +4 underdogs on the spread.
Morehead State’s leading scorer this season is Mark Freeman, who is averaging 16.14 points per contest. So far, Freeman has accounted for 19.31% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.86 rebounds per game and 3.68 assists. Alex Gross is the second leading scorer for the Eagles, averaging 11.73 points per game. Between him and Gross, they are accounting for 35.9% of the team’s scoring.
Coming into today’s game, Morehead State will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Eagles are ranked 240th at 70.0 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 588th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Morehead State is close to the NCAA average at 36.0%.
Southeast Missouri State will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Morehead State in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. Currently, the Redhawks have been the home team 11 times, sitting with a record of 7-4. The Redhawks’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, Southeast Missouri State has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 6-2.
Southeast Missouri State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Phillip Russell who is averaging 18.96 points per game for the Redhawks. Russell is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Redhawks’ offensive game plan is the play of Chris Harris who has hit 37.3% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.0 points per game.
Southeast Missouri State comes into today’s matchup vs Morehead State, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 75.6 points per game. Through 26 games, they have hit 43.8% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Redhawks have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 278th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks -4
If you are eying this matchup between Morehead State Eagles and Southeast Missouri State Redhawks as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Southeast Missouri State to cover the spread as -4 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Southeast Missouri State shooting well enough to keep the Eagles at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Redhawks’ to win the game and cover the spread.