The Morehead State Eagles (9-6) are 4.5-point underdogs as they try to continue a five-game winning streak when they visit the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (9-4) at 8:30 PM ET on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at Pete Mathews Coliseum. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 129 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 28, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Eagles (+4.5)

The model favors the Gamecocks by 2.0 points, just 2.5 fewer than the 4.5-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Over (129)

The model projects a total 5.2 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Jacksonville State 68, Morehead State 66

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Gamecocks’ average implied point total this season is 4.7 more points than their implied total in Thursday’s game (71.7 implied points on average compared to 67 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, Jacksonville State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (67) nine times.
  • The 73.6-point average implied total on the season for the Eagles is 11.6 more points than the team’s 62-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Morehead State has scored more than 62 points in 11 games this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Jacksonville State and Morehead State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 4.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Gamecocks 6-4 1-1 5-5
Eagles 10-3 2-1 3-10

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Jacksonville State

Morehead State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/23/2021 Austin Peay Win 76-70 1/23/2021 UT Martin Win 76-44
1/21/2021 Murray State Win 85-82 1/21/2021 Southeast Missouri State Win 76-65
1/16/2021 Belmont Loss 98-91 1/16/2021 Southeast Missouri State Win 64-50
1/14/2021 Tennessee State Win 65-64 1/14/2021 Eastern Illinois Win 87-61
1/9/2021 Morehead State Loss 56-55 1/9/2021 Jacksonville State Win 56-55

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