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SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles 12/18/2020 Tips, NCAAB Odds & Picks

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SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles 12-18-2020 Tips, NCAAB Odds & Picks

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles 12/18/2020 – The Morehead State Eagles managed to even up their win-loss record and hope to end up with a winning record after their next game. This team will be taking on SIU Edwardsville at the Ellis T. Johnson Arena in Morehead, Kentucky this coming December 18, Friday. Tip-off begins at 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time and the live broadcast can be seen on ESPN+. The same feed can be seen at SofaScore for the online live stream. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars are just that good enough to battle the Morehead State Eagles as College Betting Lines see them losing this matchup.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles 12/18/2020

When: Friday, December 18, 6:00 PM ET
Where: Ellis T. Johnson Arena, Morehead, Kentucky
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles 12/18/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
SIU Edwardsville Cougars +8 (-110) 134.5 o (-110) +240
Morehead State Eagles -8 (-110) 134.5 u (-110) -280
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SIU Edwardsville Cougars

The SIU Edwardsville Cougars are heading to this game against the Morehead State Eagles on back-to-back losses. This team now has a 2-4 record and it looks like another tough year for them. Nebraska Omaha Mavericks were able to prevail against them and the latest loss was against the Valparaiso Crusaders by 22 points. Sidney Wilson was the top scorer for the team doing 16 points, four rebounds, and three blocks while Mike Adewunmi contributed 11 points, four rebounds, and a block. This team shot fairly from the field with 44% but their turnovers are through the roof with 24. 

Players to Watch: M. Adewunmi G (GP 6 MIN 25.3 PTS 13 REB 6.5 AST 0.7 STL 0.7 BLK 0.3 TO 2.3 FG% 51.8 FT% 66.7 3PT% 35.3), S. Wilson F (GP 6 MIN 27.2 PTS 12.5 REB 4 AST 0.7 STL 0 BLK 1.3 TO 3.2 FG% 47.5 FT% 80 3PT% 36.8), C. Williams G (GP 5 MIN 26.8 PTS 8.8 REB 3.2 AST 2.4 STL 0.6 BLK 0.2 TO 2.2 FG% 42.1 FT% 85.7 3PT% 30).

Morehead State Eagles

The Morehead State Eagles after losing back-to-back games went on a three-game winning streak. Their record now stands at 4-4 and a victory against the SIU Edwardsville Cougars will bring them back to a winning record. The teams that they defeated were the Transylvania Pioneers twice and the latest was the Eastern Kentucky Colonels by 13 points, 75-62. KJ Hunt Jr. was the team’s best with 17 points three assists and a block while Skyelar Potter manned the paint with 13 points, eight rebounds and a steal. James Baker and Julius Dixon also helped in the scoring load with a combined 23 points.

Players to Watch: J. Broome F (GP 8 MIN 24.9 PTS 11 REB 7.9 AST 0.5 STL 0.5 BLK 1.5 TO 1.8 FG% 57.6 FT% 50 3PT% 0), D. Cooper G (GP 8 MIN 28 PTS 10.3 REB 6 AST 2.1 STL 0.4 BLK 0.4 TO 2.5 FG% 39.1 FT% 76 3PT% 36.1), S. Potter G (GP 7 MIN 26.7 PTS 9.7 REB 5.7 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 0.1 TO 2.4 FG% 39 FT% 76.9 3PT% 33.3).

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles Betting Predictions

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SIU Edwardsville Cougars

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Southern Illinois-Edwardsville’s last 9 games.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 3-8 SU in their last 11 games.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games against Morehead State.
Cougars are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games against Morehead State.
Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 4-14 SU in their last 18 games on the road.

Morehead State Eagles

Morehead State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Morehead State’s last 6 games.
Morehead State is 5-11 SU in their last 16 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Morehead State’s last 6 games against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Morehead State’s last 5 games at home.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Morehead State Eagles Betting Picks

The Morehead State Eagles have been more established for the past games as compared to the SIU Edwardsville Cougars. Sportsbook has the Eagles winning this game and it is a wide margin between them.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Cougars as the underdogs are at +240 while the Eagles are at -280.

Spread: Eight points are in between both teams across the spread. The Cougars are at +8 while the Eagles sit on the -8.

Total: Both teams are expected to reach 134.5 points with the Eagles the team under and the Cougars are over. 

Score Prediction: 72-62, Eagles win.