Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Morehead State Eagles ATS Prediction 01/24/19

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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (6-13, 2-4 OVC) will be at Ellis T Johnson Arena to challenge the Morehead State Eagles (7-12, 3-3 OVC) in an OVC matchup. Action gets underway at 7:35 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Morehead State Eagles ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Eagles beat the UT Martin Skyhawks, 85-77, while the Golden Eagles fell to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks, 65-48.

Morehead State played a nearly flawless game. They had a superb free throw rate of 0.269 (above their season average of 0.221) and a turnover percentage of 15.3 (better than their season average of 15.8). For those same stats, UT Martin put up marks of 0.086 and 20.8, respectively. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, forced Jacksonville State into a turnover percentage of 20.7 (above their season average of 15.5). Morehead State’s Jordan Walker had a solid performance, finishing with 19 points, five rebounds and five assists. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, was led by Micaiah Henry, who contributed 11 points and five rebounds.

This series was highly competitive last year, as the teams split their two games last season. The Eagles won the most recent contest 74-55. Morehead State’s free throw rate was their biggest strength over Tennessee Tech. The Eagles had a rate of 0.362, while the Golden Eagles posted a mark of 0.143. This will be the first contest of the year between these two teams.

Morehead State could have difficulty getting to the charity stripe in this meeting. The Eagles currently rank 218th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.223, while Tennessee Tech ranks 83rd in FTA rate allowed (0.204).

Tennessee Tech vs. Morehead State Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Morehead State, ATS Winner – Morehead State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Morehead State ranks 130th in rebounds per game (35.9) while Tennessee Tech ranks 260th in rebounds allowed per game (39.3).
  • The Eagles rank 127th in three pointers attempted per game (23.1) while the Golden Eagles rank 231st (19.6).
  • Morehead State ranks 100th in steals per game (6.5) while Tennessee Tech ranks 189th in steals allowed per game (8.7).
  • The Golden Eagles rank 30th in blocks per game (4.7) while the Eagles rank 156th in blocks allowed per game (4.6).
  • Morehead State averages 13.5 assists per game, which ranks 138th in the country. Tennessee Tech ranks 246th in assists allowed per game (17.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Eagles’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 1.2, down from 4.1 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Golden Eagles have scored an average of 63.0 points per game (6.3 below their season average) and allowed an average of 71.8 points per game (6.1 below their season average).