Betting on today’s Lions and Eagles game? Catch the action at Ellis T. Johnson Arena in Morehead, KY, as the Eagles hosts this showdown at 3:30 ET on ESPN+. This Ohio Valley conference matchup has an over/under of 134.5 points, and Morehead State is favored to win by -21 at home vs. Lindenwood.

LINDENWOOD LIONS VS MOREHEAD STATE EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Lindenwood Lions +21

This game will be played at Ellis T. Johnson Arena at 3:30 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE LINDENWOOD LIONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 82-65 in favor of the Eagles.
  • Even though we have Morehead State winning straight-up, we like Lindenwood at +21.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 147 points.

Will Lindenwood Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Despite being 5-19 as the underdog this season, Lindenwood has been the underdog in 24 of their 30 games. They have gone 3-7 on the road in their last 10 games, and they are 5-11 on the road this season.

Coming off a 67-63 win over Southern Indiana, Lindenwood has gone 1-2 in their last three games on the road. They have a 9-21 record on the season and are 3-14 in Ohio Valley Conference games.

As the underdog this season, Lindenwood has an ATS record of 9-15. On the road, their ATS mark is 7-9, including a 1-2 record in their last three road games vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Lions have gone 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Lindenwood’s games is 11-16 and the average over/under line in their games is 139.8. Today’s line of 134.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 157 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 4-6.

The Lions’ offense finished with 67 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 65.7 points per contest. The top scorer for the Lions was Nathan Johnson Jr. with 18 points, while Jeremiah Talton also chipped in with 16 points.

On defense, Lindenwood is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.3 points per game. Lindenwood will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Southern Indiana to just 40% shooting in their most recent game.

Can Morehead State Live Up to the Hype at Home?

Morehead State is coming off a 72-50 win over Southeast Missouri State. They have won two games in a row and have a record of 22-8 overall. In Ohio Valley Conference play, they are 13-4.

This season, the Eagles have been the favorite in 19 of their 30 games. They have gone 15-4 in those games. At home, they are 9-1, and their average scoring margin at home is +12.0 points per game.

Morehead State has an ATS record of 17-8-1 this season. At home, they are 8-2 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 5-5 ATS. In their last 3 home games, they have gone 1-2 vs. the spread.

For the season, the over/under record for Morehead State games is 13-13, and the average over/under line in their games is 137.2. Over their last three games, the OU record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 136 points.

The Eagles’ offense finished with 72 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 75.6 points per contest. Kalil Thomas led the team in scoring, putting up 18 points. Additionally, Jordan Lathon contributed 16 points for the Eagles.

So far this season, the Morehead State defense has been performing well, ranking 11th in the country at 63.0 points allowed per contest. Against Southeast Missouri State in their most recent game, the Morehead State defense gave up a total of 50 points while allowing Southeast Missouri State to hit 53% of their shots.