Southeast Missouri State at Morehead State - 3/3/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction

Southeast Missouri State at Morehead State - 3/3/21 College Basketball Picks and Prediction Photo by Ken Ruinard-USA TODAY Sports

Morehead State Eagles (20-7) vs Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (11-15)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 10:30 pm (Ford Center)

Betting Odds: Morehead State Eagles -8 -- Over/Under: 133 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks head on the road to face the Morehead State Eagles. The Eagles have won both of their previous matchups this season. 

The Redhawks are heading into this game having won 4 of their last 5. In the most recent game against the SIU Cougars, they came with a 69-63 win. They did not shoot the ball particularly well in the game, hitting 38.5% of their field goals, but they were aggressive drawing fouls. Southeast Missouri State drew 22 fouls getting to the line 30 times and hitting 21. They assisted on 14 of 20 makes from the field. Chris Harris led the team with 16 points to go with 5 assists. The Redhawks limited easy looks on defense, holding the Cougars to 38% shooting and 4-18 from deep. On the season, SEMO is averaging 69.6 points per game while allowing 72.1 to the opposition. Chris Harris leads the team with 12.5 points and 3.4 assists per game. 

Morehead State has now won their last 4 games. Their most recent win came against first place Belmont by a score of 89-82. They shot 45% from the field and assisted on 13 of their 27 field goals. Grayson Murphy led the way with 24, hitting 5 of 10 from deep. Ben Sheppard and Caleb Hollander also chipped in with 17 apiece. Defensively they held the Bruins to 36.8% shooting, while blocking 10 shots. The Eagles outrebounded Belmont 48-37. Morehead State is averaging 68.6 points per game, while allowing 63.4 to their opponents this season. Johni Broome leads the team with 13.2 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks per game. 

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Morehead State is 17-8 ATS this season,12-6 ATS after a win. Southeast Missouri State is 13-13 ATS this season, 5-5 ATS after a win.

Morehead State won the previous two games against SEMO by double digits. Since then they have gone 10-1. The Redhawks have not been a good road team with a 2-9 record this year. The Eagles have the advantage on the interior with the 6'10 Broome, who played well in the first two games between them. Morehead State has been playing great basketball, and I don't see them falling apart here. Give me Morehead State to cover at home. 

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Joe’s Pick Morehead State Eagles -8

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