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Morehead State and the Redhawks have shown up to the match, but their offenses sure haven't. Morehead State has jumped out to a quick 34-25 lead against the Redhawks.

If Morehead State keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 22-8 in no time. On the other hand, SE Missouri State will have to make due with an 8-22 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

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SE Missouri State Redhawks @ Morehead State Eagles

Current Records: SE Missouri State 8-21, Morehead State 21-8

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If the oddsmakers' predictions hold true, the near future looks bright for Morehead State. They and the SE Missouri State Redhawks will face off in an Ohio Valley battle at 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday at Johnson Arena. SE Missouri State took a loss in their last contest and will be looking to turn the tables on Morehead State, who comes in off a win.

Morehead State stacked a ninth blowout win onto their ever-increasing hoard on Thursday. Everything went their way against the Leathernecks as the Eagles made off with a 78-57 victory. The victory was a breath of fresh air for Morehead State as it put an end to their three-game losing streak.

Meanwhile, SE Missouri State's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Saturday after their fifth straight loss. They fell 82-72 to the Skyhawks. The loss unfortunately continues a disappointing trend for SE Missouri State in their matchups with the Skyhawks: they've now lost four in a row.

The Eagles' victory bumped their record up to 21-8. As for the Redhawks, they have been struggling recently as they've lost nine of their last ten matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 8-21 record this season.

Thursday's matchup is shaping up to be a scrappy game: Morehead State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 39.7 rebounds per game. It's a different story for SE Missouri State, though, as they've been averaging only 31.5 rebounds per game. Given Morehead State's sizable advantage in that area, the Redhawks will need to find a way to close that gap.

Everything went Morehead State's way against the Redhawks when the teams last played back in December of 2023 as the Eagles made off with a 83-64 win. Will Morehead State repeat their success, or do the Redhawks have a better game plan this time around? We'll find out soon enough.


Morehead State is a big 18.5-point favorite against SE Missouri State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Eagles as a 19-point favorite.

The over/under is 139.5 points.

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Series History

Morehead State has won 7 out of their last 10 games against SE Missouri State.

  • Dec 31, 2023 - Morehead State 83 vs. SE Missouri State 64
  • Mar 03, 2023 - SE Missouri State 65 vs. Morehead State 58
  • Feb 11, 2023 - Morehead State 65 vs. SE Missouri State 59
  • Jan 14, 2023 - SE Missouri State 91 vs. Morehead State 86
  • Feb 19, 2022 - SE Missouri State 92 vs. Morehead State 84
  • Jan 27, 2022 - Morehead State 74 vs. SE Missouri State 73
  • Mar 03, 2021 - Morehead State 61 vs. SE Missouri State 54
  • Jan 21, 2021 - Morehead State 76 vs. SE Missouri State 65
  • Jan 16, 2021 - Morehead State 64 vs. SE Missouri State 50
  • Jan 30, 2020 - Morehead State 90 vs. SE Missouri State 74