Tennessee State Tigers vs Murray State Racers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Murray State vs Tennessee State battle Saturday at CFSB Center as the Racers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Tigers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 11-8-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Racers are 8-11 ATS. Tennessee State is 11-3 on the totals; Murray State is 6-8-1.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Racers as 8.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Racers sit at No. 63 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 66 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Racers will win this game 76-71.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Murray State's No. 103-rated squad against Tennessee State's No. 122-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Murray State rates No. 51 in the country with 7.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 205 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Defensively, Tennessee State features the nation's No. 218-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.5 points per game. Murray State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 99 nationally in scoring at home.
Tennessee State was an 88-82 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Austin Peay. They earned a push of the 6-point spread as favorites. The Tigers got a terrific 25-point effort from Patrick Miller as Tennessee State defeated Austin Peay 88-82 on Thursday at Winfield Dunn Center.
Murray State won its last outing, a 79-74 result against Belmont on February 7. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Murray State got 26 points from Isaiah Canaan en route to a 79-74 victory over Belmont on Thursday at CFSB Center.
Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Belmont are 4-3
After playing Austin Peay are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Murray State Racers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing SIU Edwardsville are 7-1
After playing Belmont are 3-1
After a win are 7-3
A few Tigers at Racers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee State's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Murray State
Tennessee State is 10-2-2 ATS in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Murray State
Tennessee State is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Murray State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Tennessee State
Murray State is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Murray State is 20-3 SU in its last 23 games when playing at home against Tennessee State
Murray State is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Tennessee State home to Belmont, Thursday, February 14
Murray State at SIU Edwardsville, Thursday, February 14