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Murray State Racers visit SIU Edwardsville Cougars in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Murray State Racers

vs

SIU Edwardsville Cougars
Saturday, January 24, 2015 8:00 PM ET
Vadalabene Center

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Murray State Racers taking on the SIU Edwardsville Cougars Saturday.

Murray State Racers vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Opening Odds and Betting Line

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the SIU Edwardsville Cougars as 9-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at the sportsbook.

Murray State Racers vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The SIU Edwardsville Cougars are 8-10 so far on the season, and 6-8 ATS vs the number. The Murray State Racers, meanwhile, are 16-4 and 10-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen SIU Edwardsville go 4-3-1 and the Murray State Racers go 7-1 on betting totals.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the SIU Edwardsville Cougars at No. 229 and the Murray State Racers at No. 12 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

How Murray State Racers vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features SIU Edwardsville's No. 92-ranked scoring average of 70.17 PPG, against a Murray State Racers defense rated No. 165 and allowing 67.4 PPG. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars FG% has averaged 43.85% to date this season, less than the Murray State Racers shooters have managed so far (49.56% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cameron Payne went off for 33 points and added 5 rebounds for good measure, leading Murray State to a 77-62 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday at Lantz Arena.

The Cougars grabbed a 69-65 win over the Governors on Thursday, behind a 18-point effort from Kris Davis at Vadalabene Center.

Murray State Racers vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Betting Odds Trends

Murray State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Murray State's last 5 games
Murray State is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
SIU Edwardsville is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
SIU Edwardsville is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
SIU Edwardsville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
SIU Edwardsville is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Murray State

Next Betting Matchups

Murray State home to Eastern Kentucky, Thursday, January 29th
SIU Edwardsville at SE Missouri State, Thursday, January 29th

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