Morehead State Eagles at Samford Bulldogs Betting Prediction

Victor TrejosBasketball, College Basketball

The Samford Bulldogs (8-2) and the Morehead State Eagles (3-6) square off at Pete Hanna Center. The Bulldogs will attempt to continue their five-game winning streak. Action begins at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Morehead State Eagles at Samford Bulldogs ATS Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Bulldogs beat the North Alabama Lions 91-74, while the Eagles won big over the Kentucky Christian Knights 102-82.

Morehead State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 58.3 and a turnover percentage of 13.1. For those same stats, Kentucky Christian was 25.0 and 19.6, respectively. Samford, on the other hand, couldn’t miss, shooting 62.3 percent from the field. They also held North Alabama to a field goal percentage of just 33.3. Samford was lifted by Ruben Guerrero, who recorded 17 points and six rebounds. Malek Green, meanwhile played a pivotal role for Morehead State with 18 points and nine rebounds.

Guerrero has been playing at a high level recently for Samford, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Samford could have their way on the offensive side of the ball as their sharp-shooting offense goes up against one of the country’s worst defenses. The Bulldogs rank 51st in effective field goal percentage (0.549), while Morehead State ranks 322nd in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.541) dating back to the 2017-18 season.

Morehead State Eagles at Samford Bulldogs Betting Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Samford, ATS Winner – Samford, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Morehead State ranks 82nd in three pointers attempted per game (22.4) while Samford ranks 256th (22.8).
  • The Eagles average 6.1 steals per game, which ranks 51st in the NCAA. The Bulldogs rank 183rd in steals allowed per game (6.8).
  • Samford averages 15.8 assists per game, which ranks 145th in the country. Morehead State ranks 218th in assists allowed per game (15.7).
  • The Bulldogs rank 26th in blocks allowed per game (2.6) while the Eagles rank 198th (3.9).
  • Samford ranks 78th in rebounds per game (32.2) while Morehead State ranks 222nd in rebounds allowed per game (34.7).