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Eastern Kentucky vs. Morehead State odds, line: 2021 OVC Tournament picks, predictions from proven model

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Mar 20, 2019; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; General overall view of a basketball approaching the rim and net before the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels and the Morehead State Eagles are set to square off Friday in a 2021 OVC Tournament matchup at 11:30 p.m. ET at Ford Center. The Colonels are 22-6, while Morehead State is 21-7. The Colonels are 5-0 against the spread in their last five neutral-site games. The Eagles are 4-1 against the spread in their last five Friday games. The underdog is 4-0-1 against the spread in the last five Eastern Kentucky vs. Morehead State meetings.

The Eagles are favored by one point in the latest Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky odds from William Hill Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 142.5. Before entering any Eastern Kentucky vs. Morehead State picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,600 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. It has also returned over $500 on all top-rated college basketball picks this season. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Morehead State vs. EKU. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for EKU vs. Morehead State:

  • Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky spread: Morehead State -1
  • Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky over-under: 142.5 points
  • Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky money line: Morehead State -120, Eastern Kentucky +100

What you need to know about Morehead State

Morehead State netted a 61-54 victory over the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks on Wednesday in the first round of the OVC Tournament. Ta'lon Cooper led the way with 17 points off the bench.

Johni Broome leads the Eagles in scoring at 13.3 points per game and in rebounds with 8.7 boards per outing. Cooper dishes 3.6 assists per outing. Morehead State allows opponents an average of 7.8 steals per game, the 32nd most in college basketball.

What you need to know about Eastern Kentucky

Meanwhile, Eastern Kentucky earned some postseason bragging rights Thursday, edging the Austin Peay Governors 70-67. Wendell Green Jr. dropped 23 points and five assists along with six steals.

Green drops 15.3 points and dishes 5.1 assists per game, while Tre King grabs 6.3 rebounds per outing. The Colonels enter Friday's game with 10.3 steals per game on average, good for second best in college basketball.

How to make Eastern Kentucky vs. Morehead State picks

The model has simulated Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky 10,000 times and the results are in. It is is leaning over on the total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

Featured Game| Morehead State Eagles vs. Eastern Kentucky Colonels
Moneyline
Spread
Total
MOREHD
-125
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-1.5
-110
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o144
-110
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EKY
+105
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+1.5
-110
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-110
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So who wins Morehead State vs. Eastern Kentucky? And which side of the spread cashes in well over 60 percent of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on Friday, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.  

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