Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Eagles versus the Redhawks? Tip off is at at 4:15 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. The Eagles are the favorites in this Ohio Valley conference matchup the against the Redhawks. The over/under for the game is set at 144.5 points.
MOREHEAD STATE EAGLES VS SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks +9.5
This game will be played at Show Me Center at 4:15 ET on Sunday, December 31st.
WHY BET THE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Redhawks.
- Not only will Southeast Missouri State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Eagles Secure A Victory as Road Favorites?
Through 13 games, Morehead State has a 9-4 overall record. In their last ten road games, which goes back to last year, Morehead State is 5-5. Up to this point in the season, Morehead State has a 6-2-1 record against the spread. In their previous five games, they are undefeated at 3-0 vs. the spread.
So far, Morehead State’s games have averaged 142.2 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.1 points. The Eagles have an over/under record of 0-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 137 points per game.
The Morehead State offense is coming off a game where they scored 68 points against Indiana. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.5% and connected on 10 threes. Offensively, the Eagles hold a season-long field goal percentage of 46%, placing them 112nd in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 118th in terms of percentage and 30th in three-pointers made.
At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 27th, allowing 63.4 points per game. The Morehead State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 69 points and allowed Indiana to connect on 3 threes.
Will Southeast Missouri State Make it Happen at Home?
Southeast Missouri State, with a 5-8 overall record, has struggled on the road, going 0-6, while going 1-2 at home. At the moment, Southeast Missouri State is sitting at a subpar 1-8 ATS record. However, in their last ten games, they have managed to go 2-1 vs. the spread.
So far, Southeast Missouri State’s games have averaged 144.9 points per game with the average over/under line being 147.2 points. Over the course of the last five games, the Redhawks’ games have averaged 156 points per game, along with an over/under record of 3-0.
The Southeast Missouri State offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 64 points versus Illinois State. During the game, they attempted 24 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 39.7%. On the offensive front, the Redhawks have a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, ranking 320th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 304th in terms of percentage and 225th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Southeast Missouri State defense is giving up an average of 75.9 points per contest. So far, the Southeast Missouri State defense is giving up an average of 6.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.2 times per game (640th).