College Basketball Matchup - UMKC Kangaroos SE Missouri State Redhawks Odds Preview
SE Missouri State Redhawks vs UMKC Kangaroos Odds
The SE Missouri State Redhawks will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Kangaroos in UMKC at Municipal Auditorium on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Kangaroos sport records of 4-7 and 5-5 ATS heading into this battle, while the Redhawks have 7-6 and 3-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 6-1 for the Kangaroos and 1-0 for the Redhawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 332-ranked Kangaroos and the No. 23-rated Redhawks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 75-58 win for the Redhawks on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Redhawks rank No. 44 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.5 per game. That compares with UMKC’s No. 298 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UMKC is college basketball's No. 171-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Redhawks rate No. 105 with 6.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, SE Missouri State owns the country's No. 104-rated mark, allowing 65.9 points per game on the highway. UMKC, on the other hand, rates No. 175 in scoring at home.
SE Missouri State was a 94-71 winner in its last match at home against New Orleans. The battle between the Redhawks and Privateers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Orleans was handed a 94-71 defeat on Wednesday at Show Me Center.
UMKC was a 76-61 loser in its last match at home against Iowa State. They covered the 16-point spread as underdogs. UMKC suffered a 76-61 loss against Iowa State on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Estan Tyler in a losing effort at Municipal Auditorium.
SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 2-8
After playing New Orleans are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Redhawks at Kangaroos trends to consider:
SE Missouri State is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games on the road
SE Missouri State home to Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, December 29
UMKC at Kansas State, Saturday, December 29