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Morehead State vs UT Martin Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - OVC Tournament

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Morehead State vs UT Martin Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - OVC Tournament

The No. 3 seed Morehead State Eagles (24-8, 14-4 OVC) play the No. 2 seed UT Martin Skyhawks (21-10, 14-4 OVC) in the OVC tournament Friday at Ford Center, beginning at 10:30 PM ET. Both teams will look to get one step closer to earning an automatic place in the NCAA Tournament.

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

Morehead State vs. UT Martin Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Game Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Evansville, Indiana
  • Arena: Ford Center

Morehead State vs. UT Martin Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Morehead State win (78.4%)

Take a look at the betting trends and insights below before placing a bet on Friday's Morehead State-UT Martin spread (Morehead State -7.5) or total (148.5 points).

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Morehead State vs. UT Martin: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Morehead State has put together an 18-10-0 record against the spread this season.
  • UT Martin has put together a 17-10-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Morehead State covers the spread when it is a 7.5-point favorite or more 71.4% of the time. That's more often than UT Martin covers as an underdog of 7.5 or more (42.9%).
  • The Eagles have done a better job covering the spread at home (8-3-0) than they have in road affairs (9-7-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Skyhawks have a lower winning percentage at home (.600, 6-4-0 record) than away (.688, 11-5-0).
  • Morehead State is 12-7-0 against the spread in conference action this year.
  • UT Martin has 13 wins against the spread in 18 OVC games this year.

Morehead State vs. UT Martin: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Morehead State has come away with 17 wins in the 21 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Eagles have won 13 of 14 games when listed as at least -315 or better on the moneyline.
  • UT Martin has won 41.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (5-7).
  • The Skyhawks have gone 1-6 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +250 or longer (14.3%).
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Morehead State has a 75.9% chance of pulling out a win.

Morehead State vs. UT Martin Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Morehead State's +411 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 12.8 points per game) is a result of scoring 75.4 points per game (127th in college basketball) while giving up 62.6 per contest (seventh in college basketball).
  • Riley Minix's 20.4 points per game lead Morehead State and are 27th in the nation.
  • UT Martin's +160 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 5.1 points per game) is a result of putting up 81.6 points per game (24th in college basketball) while allowing 76.5 per contest (301st in college basketball).
  • Jordan Sears leads UT Martin, recording 21.2 points per game (13th in college basketball).
  • The Eagles win the rebound battle by 9.3 boards on average. They record 39.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 23rd in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 30.4 per outing.
  • Minix paces the team with 9.9 rebounds per game (18th in college basketball play).
  • The Skyhawks win the rebound battle by 3.5 boards on average. They record 41.3 rebounds per game, seventh in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 37.8.
  • Issa Muhammad's 9.3 rebounds per game lead the Skyhawks and rank 36th in the nation.
  • Morehead State's 100.8 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 56th in college basketball, and the 83.6 points it allows per 100 possessions rank eighth in college basketball.
  • The Skyhawks average 97.5 points per 100 possessions (127th in college basketball), while conceding 91.4 points per 100 possessions (140th in college basketball).

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