The OVC conference champion will be crowned and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket will be awarded on Saturday when the No. 1 seed Murray State Racers (29-2, 18-0 OVC) and the No. 3 Morehead State Eagles (23-10, 13-5 OVC) play at 8:30 PM. Murray State is listed as a 7-point favorite to claim the title.
Murray State vs. Morehead State Predictions
Murray State vs. Morehead State Betting Odds
|Murray State||-7||128.5 points|
Murray State vs. Morehead State Last 10 Games
- Murray State has a 10-0 record straight-up in its past 10 contests, while covering the spread four times in those games.
- Murray State’s past 10 outings saw three hit the over.
- The Racers’ past 10 outings have ended with an average of 140.2 points scored. That’s 11.7 more points than this contest’s over/under.
- Across their past 10 games, the Racers have scored 5.8 fewer points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
- Morehead State covered the spread five times in its last 10 matchups while putting up a 6-4 record straight-up in those games.
- Morehead State’s past 10 contests saw four go over the total.
- The past 10 Eagles games averaged 7.4 more points (135.9) than this matchup’s over/under.
- In their last 10 games, the Eagles have a 68.2 points-per-game average, 1.9 points below their season-long scoring average.
Murray State vs. Morehead State Betting Trends
- Murray State has compiled a 16-11-1 record against the spread this season.
- In games this season when favored by 7 points or more, the Racers are 9-9-1 against the spread.
- Games involving Murray State have hit the over 11 times out of 29 chances this season.
- The 79.6 points per game the Racers score are 16.4 more points than the Eagles allow (63.2).
- Murray State has a 15-7-1 record against the spread and a 26-0 record overall when scoring more than 63.2 points.
- Morehead State is 13-16-1 against the spread this year.
- In games they have played as 7-point underdogs or more, the Eagles have an ATS record of 1-5.
- Morehead State’s games have gone over the total 14 times out of 31 chances this year.
- The Eagles score 8.0 more points per game (70.1) than the Racers allow (62.1).
- When it scores more than 62.1 points, Morehead State is 9-13-1 against the spread and 20-6 overall.
Murray State vs. Morehead State Over/Under Trends
- Murray State and its opponents have combined to outscore Saturday’s over/under (128.5 points) 20 times this season.
- There have been 19 Morehead State games that have ended with a combined score over 128.5 points this season.
- Together, the two teams combine for 149.7 points per game, 21.2 points more than the over/under of 128.5 for this matchup.
- This game’s point total is 3.2 fewer points than the 125.3 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
- The Racers have seen a 141.3 average over/under in their games this season, 12.8 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
- Eagles’ games have a total points bet of 134.4 points this season, 5.9 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
Murray State Team Leaders
- K.J. Williams: 18.5 PTS, 8.5 REB, 1.5 STL, 54.7 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (34-for-102)
- Tevin Brown: 16.7 PTS, 1.4 STL, 43.6 FG%, 39.4 3PT% (97-for-246)
- Justice Hill: 12.9 PTS, 5.1 AST, 1.1 STL, 42.9 FG%, 35.0 3PT% (55-for-157)
- Trae Hannibal: 9.0 PTS, 1.2 STL, 52.7 FG%, 30.8 3PT% (4-for-13)
- Damiree Burns: 6.1 PTS, 1.3 STL, 58.9 FG%
Morehead State Team Leaders
- Johni Broome: 16.4 PTS, 10.6 REB, 3.9 BLK, 55.0 FG%
- Ta’Lon Cooper: 9.0 PTS, 6.0 AST, 40.4 FG%, 33.1 3PT% (39-for-118)
- Skyelar Potter: 10.8 PTS, 40.8 FG%, 33.9 3PT% (59-for-174)
- Tray Hollowell: 10.4 PTS, 39.9 FG%, 37.1 3PT% (85-for-229)
- Jake Wolfe: 5.9 PTS, 51.5 FG%, 48.0 3PT% (24-for-50)
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