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Mercer Bears @ Morehead State Eagles

Current Records: Mercer 1-1, Morehead State 1-2

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The Morehead State Eagles will be playing at home against the Mercer Bears at 7:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Ellis T Johnson Arena. Morehead State might want some stickum for this contest since the team gave up ten turnovers on Friday.

After soaring to 96 points the game before, Morehead State faltered in their match. They were dealt a punishing 87-57 loss at the hands of the Boilermakers. Morehead State was surely aware of their disadvantage in the point spread, but the foreknowledge did nothing to prevent the result.

Meanwhile, the Bears earned a 66-61 win over the Cougars on Thursday.

The Eagles now have a losing record at 1-2. As for the Bears, the victory got them back to even at 1-1.

Looking forward, Morehead State is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 4.5 points. This will be their first time playing as the favorites at home this season.

This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: Morehead State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 37 rebounds per game. However, it's not like Mercer struggles in that department as they've been averaging 32.5 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check CBS Sports after the action for a full breakdown of the game and more NCAA Basketball content.


Morehead State is a 4.5-point favorite against Mercer, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Eagles, as the game opened with the Eagles as a 3-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 133.5 points.

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Series History

Mercer won the only game these two teams have played in the last year.

  • Dec 17, 2022 - Mercer 79 vs. Morehead State 52