The Morehead State Eagles (2-3) travel to face off against the Austin Peay Governors (1-4) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at F&M Bank Arena in Clarksville and televised on ESPN+. Morehead State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Austin Peay is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Appalachian State. Tip-off is set for 8:00 ET.
Morehead State Eagles vs Austin Peay Governors
The Morehead State Eagles Are Coming Off A Win
Today marks the sixth game of the season for Morehead State, who currently have a 2-3 overall record. In their previous five games, the Eagles have gone 1-3 on the road and 1-0 at home. As of today’s game, Morehead State has a 2-3 record against the spread. Looking back at their last ten games, which includes the previous season, Morehead State has gone 3-4-1 vs. the spread.
Morehead State comes in with an over/under record of 3-2-0 through five games, with their games averaging a combined 140.4 points per game so far. When assessing the Eagles’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-2, with their games averaging 69 points per game.
The Austin Peay Governors Look To Bounce Back From A Loss
Austin Peay will be playing their sixth game of the season when they face Morehead State. They currently have a 1-4 record. In their last three home games, including those from last year, Austin Peay is 1-2. Heading into their game against Morehead State, Austin Peay holds a 1-4 ATS record. In their previous ten games, which includes games from the previous season, Austin Peay has gone 4-4 vs. the spread.
Austin Peay comes in with an over/under record of 2-3-0 through five games, with their games averaging a combined 130.4 points per game so far. When assessing the Governors’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 0-1, with their games averaging 80 points per game.
Morehead State Offense Breakdown
In their latest game, Morehead State offense put up 64 points against Bellarmine. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 42.4% and made 9 threes. Kalil Thomas led the scoring for the Eagles, contributing 20 points. Additionally, Riley Minix chipped in with 16 points.
|Riley Minix (G)
|Drew Thelwell (G)
|Jordan Lathon (G)
Austin Peay Offense Breakdown
In their recent matchup, the Austin Peay offense ended with 58 points against Appalachian State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 36.4% and made 5 threes. The team’s top scorer is Demarcus Sharp, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 19, while Ja’Monta Black also maintains a PPG average of 11.7 leading up to the game.
|Demarcus Sharp (G)
|Ja’Monta Black (G)
|Dez White (G)
Morehead State Team Defense
Coming into today’s game, the Morehead State defense is giving up an average of 68.0 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Morehead State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 34.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 23.5% this season.
Austin Peay Team Defense
Austin Peay’s defense has been playing well, ranking 86th nationally, with 68.1 points allowed per game. The Austin Peay defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 78 points and allowed Appalachian State to connect on 9 threes.
Eagles vs Governors Trends
- Across the Eagles last three road games, the team averaged 57 points per game while allowing 70. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 1-1-1, while going 1-2 straight-up.
- Across the Governors last five home games, the team averaged 59 points per game while allowing 70. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-3, while going 1-4 straight-up.
- The last three games that Austin Peay was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 1-2 while going 0-3 straight up.
- Morehead State has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 4-1 SU and 4-1 ATS in their last five games.
Coming in as the underdogs at +1.5, we have the Governors as the way to go on the point spread. Not only do we have them covering, but our projections show they have a good one of winning this one straight-up, if you’re looking for a higher payout on the moneyline.
Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 134 and given that our model is projecting 143 points between the teams, we like the over.
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