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Murray State vs Belmont OVC Title Game

A berth in the NCAA Tournament will be on the line on Saturday night as the top-seeded Murray State Racers take on the No. 3 Belmont Bruins in the championship game of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.

Murray State blasted Belmont 92-77 and covered the 7.5-point spread at home in their regular-season matchup. The Racers are 2-2 SU but 4-0 ATS in the last four games between the two teams, with the OVER paying off in three of those four contests.

The Racers topped No. 5 Morehead State 80-77 in the semifinals of the tournament on Friday, while Belmont upset No. 2 Eastern Kentucky 53-52 in the other semifinal matchup. The Bruins also knocked off No. 6 Eastern Illinois by a score of 97-64 in the quarterfinals.

Belmont Bruins vs Murray State Racers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Murray State Racers sport a record of 27-4 and 13-13-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Belmont Bruins have 21-10 and 11-17-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-7 for the Murray State Racers and 11-9-1 for the Belmont Bruins.

The Racers - Bruins odds would favor the Racers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Murray State is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Belmont is at No. 24.

How Belmont Bruins vs Murray State Racers Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Belmont Bruins rank No. 174 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 33.19 per game. That compares with Murray State’s No. 41 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Murray State is college basketball's No. 50-ranked team at 7.32 per game, while the Belmont Bruins rate No. 3 with 9.87 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Belmont earned a 53-52 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Friday, getting 14 points from Taylor Barnette at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.

Morehead State was victimized for 23 points and 10 rebounds by Jarvis Williams as the Racers bested the Eagles 80-77 in college basketball action on Friday.

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