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Morehead State vs SIU-Edwardsville Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - OVC Tournament

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Morehead State vs SIU-Edwardsville Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - OVC Tournament

The No. 3 seed Morehead State Eagles (23-8, 14-4 OVC) head into the OVC tournament against the No. 6 seed SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (17-15, 9-9 OVC) on Thursday at Ford Center, beginning at 10:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Morehead State vs. SIU-Edwardsville Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Evansville, Indiana
  • Arena: Ford Center

Morehead State vs. SIU-Edwardsville Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Morehead State win (87.4%)

Morehead State is a 9.5-point favorite against SIU-Edwardsville on Thursday and the over/under is set at 135.5 points. Below are some betting insights and trends before you decide to wager on the outing.

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Morehead State vs. SIU-Edwardsville: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Morehead State is 17-10-0 ATS this season.
  • SIU-Edwardsville is 13-16-0 ATS this year.
  • Morehead State covers the spread when it is a 9.5-point favorite or more 60% of the time. That's less often than SIU-Edwardsville covers as an underdog of 9.5 or more (75%).
  • The Eagles own a better record against the spread in home games (8-3-0) than they do on the road (9-7-0).
  • The Cougars have been better against the spread at home (6-5-0) than on the road (4-11-0) this year.
  • Morehead State is 11-7-0 against the spread in conference play this year.
  • SIU-Edwardsville is 6-13-0 against the spread in OVC play this season.

Morehead State vs. SIU-Edwardsville: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Morehead State has come away with 16 wins in the 20 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Eagles have come away with a win 10 times in 11 chances when named as a favorite of at least -480 or better on the moneyline.
  • SIU-Edwardsville has won 16.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (2-10).
  • The Cougars have played four times as a moneyline underdog with odds of +360 or longer, and fell in each game.
  • Morehead State has an implied victory probability of 82.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Morehead State vs. SIU-Edwardsville Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Morehead State outscores opponents by 12.8 points per game (scoring 75.3 per game to rank 131st in college basketball while allowing 62.5 per outing to rank seventh in college basketball) and has a +396 scoring differential overall.
  • Riley Minix's team-leading 20.5 points per game ranks 23rd in college basketball.
  • SIU-Edwardsville is outscoring opponents by 1.9 points per game, with a +61 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.8 points per game (239th in college basketball) and gives up 69.9 per outing (118th in college basketball).
  • Damarco Minor is ranked 214th in college basketball with a team-leading 15.7 points per game.
  • The 39.8 rebounds per game the Eagles average rank 22nd in college basketball, and are 9.6 more than the 30.2 their opponents grab per contest.
  • Minix's 9.9 rebounds per game lead the Eagles and rank 18th in college basketball action.
  • The 35.6 rebounds per game the Cougars accumulate rank 158th in college basketball. Their opponents record 34.8.
  • Minor averages 8.5 rebounds per game (59th in college basketball) to lead the Cougars.
  • Morehead State averages 100.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (56th in college basketball), and allows 83.6 points per 100 possessions (eighth in college basketball).
  • The Cougars average 94.4 points per 100 possessions on offense (197th in college basketball), and allow 91.9 points per 100 possessions (157th in college basketball).

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