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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Wright State Raiders in Battle with Murray State Racers

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Murray State Racers taking on the Wright State Raiders Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Murray State Racers opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Murray State Racers vs Wright State Raiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wright State Raiders are 5-7 so far on the season, and 4-7 ATS vs the number. The Murray State Racers, meanwhile, are 5-6 and 4-5 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Wright State go 4-7 and the Murray State Racers go 4-5 on betting totals.

The Raiders - Racers odds would favor the Racers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Wright State is rated No. 221 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Murray State is at No. 208.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Wright State's No. 247 nationally ranked offense (63.42 points per game) against a Murray State Racers defense that sits as the No. 124 at 69.64 PPG. The Wright State Raiders have been averaging 40.95% from the field, less than the Racers have managed so far this season (43.94% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Bryce Jones scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Racers to a win (they lost 88-73 to Southern Illinois at CFSB Center on Friday).

The Raiders blew out Bowling Green on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 83-47 win at Nutter Center.

Betting Trends
  • Murray State is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games
  • Murray State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Murray State is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Murray State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Wright State is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games
  • Wright State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Murray State home to Brescia, Wednesday, December 30th
Wright State at Wisc-Milwaukee, Saturday, January 2nd

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