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
The model favors the Gamecocks by 2.0 points, just 2.5 fewer than the 4.5-point spread set by DraftKings.
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)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Jacksonville State||Morehead State|
|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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