Morehead State Eagles at Wright State Raiders ATS Prediction

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The Morehead State Eagles (3-7) will travel to the Ervin J. Nutter Center to meet the Wright State Raiders (5-6). Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Morehead State Eagles vs. Wright State Raiders Betting Odds

Both teams blew out their last opponent. The Raiders defeated the Western Carolina Catamounts 96-73, while the Eagles beat the Kentucky Christian Knights 102-82.

Morehead State played a nearly perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 58.3 and a turnover percentage of 13.1. Kentucky Christian was 25.0 and 19.6, respectively, for those same stats. The Raiders, on the other hand, had a much better free throw rate (0.345 vs. 0.175) and had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.655 vs. 0.492). Bill Wampler had a good outing for Wright State with 26 points. Malek Green, meanwhile led the way for Morehead State, contributing 18 points and nine rebounds.

The Eagles’ Jordan Walker has been playing at a high level over his last five games, averaging 0 points per game. Meanwhile, Loudon Love has averaged 0 points during that same time frame for the Raiders.

The battle on the backboards could prove decisive, pitting strength against strength. The Eagles are among the NCAA’s elite on the offensive glass, ranking 56th in offensive rebounding percentage at 33.6 percent. Meanwhile, Wright State ranks 54th in the NCAA at corralling defensive rebounds with a defensive rebounding percentage of 74.7 percent.

Morehead State Eagles vs. Wright State Raiders Free Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Wright State, ATS Winner – Wright State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Wright State ranks 140th in rebounds per game (35.4) while Morehead State ranks 204th in rebounds allowed per game (37.6).
  • The Eagles average 7.6 steals per game, which ranks 52nd in the NCAA. The Raiders rank 63rd in steals allowed per game (5.3).
  • The Raiders average 13.5 assists per game, which ranks 142nd in the NCAA. The Eagles rank 179th in assists allowed per game (14.5).
  • Morehead State ranks 79th in three pointers attempted per game (24.5) while Wright State ranks 108th in three pointers allowed per game (20.6).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Eagles have scored an average of 82.2 points per game (4.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 84.4 points per game (3.9 above their season average).
  • The Raiders\u2019 average margin of victory in their last five games has been 2.6, down from 4.9 for the season.