Morehead State vs Southeast Missouri State Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

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The Morehead State Eagles (21-10, 14-4 OVC) will square off in the OVC Tournament against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (17-16, 10-8 OVC) on Friday at Ford Center, starting at 8:00 PM.

Morehead State is a 4.5-point favorite against Southeast Missouri State when the Eagles face off with the Redhawks on Friday. The game’s over/under is 142.

Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State Odds

Point Spread for Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Morehead State as the favorite.

Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Morehead State has -201 odds to pick up the win, while Southeast Missouri State is listed at +166 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 142 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Friday, March 3, 2023
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPNU
  • Location: Evansville, Indiana
  • Arena: Ford Center

Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State Betting Trends

Morehead State has played 28 games, with 17 wins against the spread. The Eagles have been chosen as favorites in 15 games this year and have walked away with the win 12 times (80%) in those games. Morehead State’s games this year have gone over the total in 10 out of 31 opportunities (32.3%).

In Southeast Missouri State’s 31 games this year, it has 17 wins against the spread. The Redhawks have won 31.2% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (5-11). Southeast Missouri State’s games this season have eclipsed the over/under 64.5% of the time (20 out of 31 games with a set point total).

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Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State Key Players to Watch

Morehead State

Alex Gross posts a team-leading 7.5 rebounds per contest. He is also posting 12.1 points and 0.8 assists, shooting 57.5% from the floor. Drew Thelwell puts up 11 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.9 assists per contest, shooting 47.3% from the floor and 37.5% from downtown with 1.4 made 3-pointers per game. Jake Wolfe posts 9.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. At the other end, he posts 0.6 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.

Southeast Missouri State

Chris Harris gives the Redhawks 15 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He also posts 1 steal and 0.1 blocked shots. Aquan Smart gives the Redhawks 7.6 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists per contest. He also averages 1.6 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Kobe Clark is putting up 6.6 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, making 37.1% of his shots from the floor.

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What you need to know about the Morehead State Eagles

Morehead State has compiled a 13-5-0 ATS record in conference action so far this year. This year, the Eagles are averaging 70.6 points per game (205th-ranked in college basketball) and surrendering 66.5 points per contest (74th-ranked). Morehead State is grabbing 32.5 rebounds per game (133rd-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing 28.8 rebounds per contest (53rd-ranked).

Morehead State is sinking 7.4 threes per game (188th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while sporting a 35.7% three-point percentage (93rd-ranked). The Eagles rank 20th-best in college basketball by allowing 5.7 three-pointers per game. In terms of three-point percentage allowed, they rank 77th in college basketball at 32.1%.

The Eagles have gone 9-1 over their last 10 games, with an 8-2 record against the spread in that span. Morehead State has gone over the total in three of its past 10 games. Morehead State has been scoring 68.5 points per game in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little lower than the 70.6 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign. Morehead State has been tougher on the defensive side of the ball as of late, giving up 60.7 points per game during its last 10 outings compared to the 66.5 points per game its opponents average on the 2022-23 season.

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What you need to know about the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks

Southeast Missouri State is 11-8-1 ATS in conference action this year. Offensively the Redhawks are the 47th-ranked squad in the nation (77.7 points per game). On defense they are 332nd (76.3 points conceded per game). Southeast Missouri State is 153rd in the country in rebounds per game (32.2) and 327th in rebounds conceded (33.8).

In 2022-23, Southeast Missouri State is 110th in college basketball in 3-point makes (8 per game) and 262nd in 3-point percentage (32.7%). Giving up 7.2 3-pointers per game and conceding 34.8% from downtown, the Redhawks are 182nd and 242nd in the country, respectively, in those categories.

The Redhawks have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall in their last 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Southeast Missouri State has gone over the total seven times. Southeast Missouri State is posting 82.1 points per game over its past 10 games, which is 4.4 more than its average for the season (77.7). In their previous 10 games, the Redhawks are ceding 82 points per game, 5.7 more points than their season average (76.3).

Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this game is Morehead State, and we project that Southeast Missouri State will cover the spread (Morehead State -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 142 points.

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How to bet Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State

You can bet on Morehead State vs. Southeast Missouri State at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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