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Morehead State vs Murray State Prediction and College Basketball Betting Picks for the Ohio Valley Tournament

In the college basketball Ohio Valley Tournament championship matchup today, the Morehead State Eagles are taking on the Murray State Racers at the Ford Center. Let’s take a look at the top college basketball betting odds, picks, betting trends and KenPom Rankings, then give our Morehead State vs Murray State prediction for the game today. 

Morehead State vs Murray State | Ohio Valley Tournament

Ohio Valley Conference Tournament — Championship Game
Morehead State Eagles (23-10, 13-5 OVC) vs. No. 22 Murray State Racers (29-2, 18-0 OVC)
Date: Saturday, March 5, 2022
Time: 8:30 PM EST
Venue: Ford Center — Evansville, IN
Coverage: ESPN2

Morehead State vs Murray State College Basketball Betting Picks and Odds

All college basketball betting odds for Morehead State vs Murray State can be found at BetUS Sportsbook.

Moneyline: MORE: (+250) | MUR: (-300)
Point Spread: MORE: +7 (-108) | MUR: -7 (-112)
Total: 130 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

college basketball betting picks Morehead State vs Murray State prediction
Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel/USA TODAY Sports

KenPom Rankings

KenPom Rankings are from KenPom.com

TeamRkAdjOAdjDAdjT
Morehead State120105.0100.765.2
Murray State27111.895.266.1
  • Murray State is 1-3 against the spread (ATS) in their last four games.
  • The UNDER is 7-2 in Murray State’s last nine games.
  • Morehead State is 16-5 straight up in their last 21 games.
  • Morehead State is 3-4 ATS in their last seven games.
  • The UNDER is 5-3 in Morehead State’s last eight games.

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Morehead State vs Murray State Prediction | College Basketball Betting Picks for the Ohio Valley Tournament

Earlier this season, Murray State edged out Morehead State 57-53. The Racers also won the first matchup of the year against the Eagles too with a 77-66 win at home. In both games, free throw shooting was the main difference between the two teams as the Eagles certainly gave Murray State all they could handle.

There’s a popular mantra in college basketball that goes: “It’s hard to beat the same team twice. It’s nearly impossible to beat them three times.” With both teams knowing each other so well, it’ll be extremely difficult for Murray State to hold off the Eagles yet again. Morehead State is playing with house money which makes them all the more dangerous. Take Morehead State to cover the spread.

Our college basketball betting Morehead State vs Murray State prediction tonight will be Morehead State +7 at BetUS

For what it’s worth, the ESPN Matchup Predictor gives Murray State an 84.6% chance to win.

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