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Morehead Eagles vs Indiana Hoosiers Prediction 12/19/2023

The Morehead State Eagles (8-3) travel to face off against the Indiana Hoosiers (7-3) on Tuesday, December 19th. This game will be played at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall in Bloomington and televised on BTN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:30 ET.

Morehead State Eagles vs Indiana Hoosiers

The Morehead State Eagles Are Coming Off A Win

After 11 games, Morehead State has compiled a record of 8-3 thus far. In away games, Morehead State has a 3-3 record this season while going 1-0 at home. Morehead State holds a winning record against the spread, sitting at 4-2-1. In their last ten games, Morehead State has gone 3-0 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Morehead State have had an average of 139.4 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 137.1 points. Their over/under record is 4-3-0. The Eagles’ last five games have culminated with an average of 144 points per game and an over/under record of 2-1.

The Indiana Hoosiers Are Coming Off A Win

Indiana will face Morehead State for their 11th game of the season. So far, they have a record of 7-3. When playing on the road, the Hoosiers have won 2 out of 3 games, while they are undefeated at home with a 5-0 record. Indiana has a sub-.500 ATS performance, sitting at 3-4-1. However, in their previous five games, they have a solid 4-1 record vs. the spread.

In 10 games, Indiana comes in with an over/under mark of 4-4-0, with their games averaging 143.4 points per game. The Hoosiers’ last five games have finished with a combined 151 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

Morehead State Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Morehead State offense put up 86 points against North Alabama. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 50% and made 11 threes. Riley Minix is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 17.5. Meanwhile, Jordan Lathon also brings a PPG average of 12.5 into the game.

Riley Minix (G) 17.5 8.5 2.7
Jordan Lathon (G) 12.5 6.4 1.7
Drew Thelwell (G) 11.8 2.5 4.8

Indiana Offense Breakdown

Indiana’s offense had a good outing, putting up 78 points against Michigan. They achieved a 51.7% field goal percentage and went 15/21 from the free-throw line. Kel’el Ware is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 16.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Malik Reneau brings a PPG average of 14.6 into the game.

Kel’el Ware (C) 16.1 9.8 1.8
Malik Reneau (F) 14.6 4.7 2.9
Trey Galloway (G) 10.7 2.2 2.9

Morehead State Team Defense

At present, the Eagles’ defense is nationally ranked 42nd, allowing 63.9 points per game. In today’s game vs. Indiana, the Morehead State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Morehead State made 19 free-throws vs. the Eagles.

Indiana Team Defense

On defense, Indiana is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 73.1 points per game. In today’s game, the Indiana defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 75 points.

Eagles vs Hoosiers Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Eagles have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 6-3-1 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 65 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last five games at home, the Hoosiers have a straight up record of 3-2 while going 2-2-1 vs the spread. The team averaged 70 points per game in this stretch.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the underdog, Morehead State has an ATS mark of 6-3-1 while going 6-4 straight up.
  • Although the Hoosiers have a strong straight up record in their last five games as the betting favorite, they have not done as well vs the spread going 2-2-1.

Eagles vs Hoosiers Prediction

For a point-spread wager in this Hoosiers vs. Hoosiers game, we suggest taking the Hoosiers at -12.5. Even though our predictions have the Hoosiers winning 76-67, we see the Eagles as the better choice on the point-spread.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 142.5, and our model projects the Eagles and Hoosiers to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the over.

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