Check out our free Tennessee Tech vs Morehead State pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Morehead. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Tennessee Tech vs Morehead State Pick & Preview: Thursday, February 2nd Betting Odds
Golden Eagles vs Eagles Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Morehead State Eagles
- Where: Morehead at Ellis T. Johnson Arena
- Date: Thursday, February 2nd
- Betting Odds: Tennessee Tech +4, TENTCH +155 | MHST -192 O/U 137.0
Golden Eagles Preview:
Through 23 games, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles have an overall record of 10-13. So far, the Golden Eagles have played 11 games on the road, with a record of 2-9. For the season, Tennessee Tech has been the underdog in 13 games, sitting with a mark of 3-10. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Golden Eagles being +4 point underdogs.
Jaylen Sebree comes into today’s game as the Golden Eagles’ leading scorer at 14.13 points per contest. Not only has Sebree been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Tennessee Tech’s top rebounder at 6.87 boards per contest. Behind Sebree, the team has benefited from the strong play of Jayvis Harvey, who is second on the team in scoring at 13.37 points per game. Overall, he has hit 46.4% of his shots and is adding 3.79 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Tennessee Tech this season, as they are currently ranked 156th in college basketball at 72.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Golden Eagles’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 238th in the NCAA.
The Morehead State Eagles head into today’s game in what will be their 24th game of the season, posting a record of 14-9. Currently, the Eagles have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 10-2. The Eagles’ are sitting with a betting line that is -4 points in their favor. For the season, Morehead State has been favored to win in 9 games, sitting with a mark of 7-2.
Morehead State’s leading scorer this season is Mark Freeman, who is averaging 15.95 points per contest. So far, Freeman has accounted for 18.53% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 2.53 rebounds per game and 3.63 assists. Alex Gross is the second leading scorer for the Eagles, averaging 12.0 points per game. Between him and Gross, they are accounting for 35.4% 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%.
Free Spread Prediction: Morehead State Eagles -4
According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and Morehead State Eagles is to get money down on the Morehead State to win an cover as -4 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the home team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 8.32 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Morehead State Eagles at -4.