Betting on today’s Eagles and Trojans game? Catch the action at Jack Stephens Center in Little Rock, AR, as the Trojans hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. In this Ohio Valley matchup, Morehead State is favored by -2.5 vs. Little Rock. The over/under for the game is 142.5 points.

MOREHEAD STATE EAGLES VS LITTLE ROCK TROJANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Little Rock Trojans +2.5

This game will be played at Jack Stephens Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 15th.

WHY BET THE LITTLE ROCK TROJANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Trojans.
  • Not only will Little Rock pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 142.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Will the Eagles Pull Through as the Favored Road Team?

Morehead State comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 14 of their 25 games this season. They have gone 13-1 in those games, including a win in their last game against Eastern Illinois by a score of 69-57. On the road, the Eagles have gone 8-5 this season, and they have won their last three games away from home.

Overall, Morehead State has gone 20-5 this season, including a 11-1 mark in Ohio Valley Conference play. They have won seven games in a row and have gone 8-2 in their last ten games on the road. At home, the Eagles are undefeated this season, going 8-0 with an average scoring margin of +13.1 points per game.

Morehead State has been solid against the spread this season, going 15-5-1. On the road, they have an ATS mark of 8-4-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Eagles are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Morehead State games is 10-11. So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 142.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 132 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Morehead State offense tallied 69 points in a matchup against Eastern Illinois. Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.3%, and they made 6 threes. Leading Morehead State in scoring vs. Eastern Illinois was Riley Minix with his 26 points. Kalil Thomas also added 14 points for the Eagles.

Currently, the Eagles’ defense holds the 7th rank in the nation, allowing 61.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.4 threes per game vs. Little Rock. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 25.1%.

Can Little Rock Deliver Being Underdogs at Home?

Little Rock enters today’s game against Morehead State as a 2.5-point underdog. The Trojans have a record of 14-11 this season, including a 9-4 mark at home.

Little Rock has won three straight games and is 7-3 in its last 10 contests at home. In their last game, the Trojans defeated Western Illinois, 63-60.

As the underdog this season, Little Rock has gone 6-7 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 8-5. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Trojans are 5-5 vs. the spread.

Little Rock’s over/under record for the season sits at 13-12, and today’s line of 142.5 is lower than the average line in their games (153). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 124 points compared to an average of 142 points in their last 10 games. So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

In their recent matchup, the Little Rock offense ended with 63 points against Western Illinois. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 50.9% and made 4 threes. Jamir Chaplin is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Khalen Robinson brings a PPG average of 16.2 into the game.

At present, the Trojans’ defense is nationally ranked 247th, allowing 75.6 points per game. Against Western Illinois, the Trojans’ defense gave up 60 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Western Illinois only made 5 free-throws.