Murray State vs Morehead State Pick: Thursday, February 4th

Murray State vs Morehead State Pick: Thursday, February 4th: Murray State is coming off their 3rd win in 4 nights with a 77-60 win at Southeast Missouri on Monday night, and are overall a very nice team to watch, especially offensively. Against SEMO, they shot 50.8% from the field and 54.5% from behind the arc, and only turned the ball over eight times. The Racers were led by leading scorer 6’10 KJ Williams, who went 10/16 from the field and 5/7 from three-point range on his way to 26 points and 11 boards. Williams is averaging 15.8 points per game on the season, with 8.8 rebounds per game, and is hitting 50% from three. Murray State averages 78.5 points per game as a team, and get 17.7 assists per game, they shoot 50.9% from the field, 35.4% from three, and 67.1% from the foul line.

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Meanwhile, Morehead State is rolling, coming off their 9th straight win, 74-55, at Tennessee Tech. They shot 55.6% from the field and 43.8% from three. 6’10 freshman Johni Broome went for 22 points and 13 boards and is now tied with DeVon Cooper for the scoring lead with 11.8 points per game. Skyelar Potter also averages double digits at 10.1. They have nine players averaging double-digit minutes. They score 67.1 points per game, hitting 45.3% from the field, 33.3% from behind the arc, and 65.7% from the line. It’s their defense that wins them games as they only allow 62.4 points per game, ranking them in the top 25 for best defensive teams in College Basketball.

Murray State vs Morehead State Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
Murray State -1 (-110)
Morehead State +1 (-110)
Total 129
Where/When Ellis T. Johnson Arena, 7:00 PM ET

Murray State comes into Thursday night’s game riding a heavy trend to the ‘Under’, going below the betting total in 20 of their last 27 games overall, going back to last season. Meanwhile, Morehead State is riding an ‘Under’ trend of their own, having gone below the number in 6 of their last seven home games. The Eagles are 6-0 ATS when coming off an ATS win and 7-0 ATS when coming off a straight-up win.

Murray State vs Morehead State ATS Stats

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Murray State 5-9 -3
Morehead State 13-4 +8.6