SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Belmont Bruins Odds
The Belmont Bruins will hit the floor running against the visiting SE Missouri State Redhawks Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Belmont will face the 10-7 Redhawks, who own a 3-7 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Bruins are 4-5 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Redhawks are 2-3 favoring the OVER.
The Redhawks were listed as 17.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bruins, most recently No. 11 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Redhawks, who rate No. 77 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 81-73 victory for the Bruins.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Redhawks is ranked No. 58 in NCAA hoops at 38.5 per game. Contrast that with Belmont’s No. 184 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Belmont is the No. 23-ranked team in the country at 8.5 per game, while SE Missouri State rates No. 123 at 6.6 per game.
Defensively, SE Missouri State features the nation's No. 89-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.8 points per game. Belmont, meanwhile, comes in at No. 46 nationally in scoring at home.
SE Missouri State lost its last outing, a 74-66 result against Murray State on January 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 5.5-point underdog. The Redhawks endured a 74-66 loss at the hands of the Racers on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from A.J. Jones at Show Me Center.
Belmont was an 83-52 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Tennessee Tech. They covered the 11.5-point spread as favorites. Belmont cruised to victory on Saturday, running Tennessee Tech out of the gym and running up an 83-52 score at Eblen Center.
SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 0-10
Before playing Tennessee State are 1-9
After playing Murray State are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
Belmont Bruins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After playing Tennessee Tech are 0-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Redhawks at Bruins trends to consider:
SE Missouri State is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Belmont is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Belmont is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
SE Missouri State at Tennessee State, Saturday, January 12
Belmont home to Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, January 12