NCAA Basketball betting line favors Redhawks over Skyhawks
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Odds
The SE Missouri State Redhawks will try to cover the spread at Show Me Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks in NCAA basketball action.
The Redhawks sport records of 8-6 and 3-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Skyhawks have 3-9 and 3-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-1 for the Redhawks and 1-1-1 for the Skyhawks.
Bettors looking to back visiting Tennessee-Martin before tip-off in this one found them as 13.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 44-rated Redhawks and the No. 214-ranked Skyhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-63 result in favor of the Redhawks.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits SE Missouri State's No. 105-ranked offense, averaging 71.4 PPG, against a Skyhawks defense that ranks No. 326 at 76.2 PPG. The Redhawks field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Skyhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.8% per game.
Defensively, Tennessee-Martin features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.3 points per game. SE Missouri State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 nationally in scoring at home.
Tennessee-Martin was a 75-62 loser in their most recent outing at home against Samford. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Mike Liabo scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Skyhawks to a win (they lost 75-62 to Samford at Skyhawk Arena on Wednesday).
In their last action, SE Missouri State was a 66-65 winner on the road against UMKC. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Tyler Stone scored 28 points for SE Missouri State on Saturday, leading the Redhawks to a 66-65 win over UMKC at Municipal Auditorium.
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 0-10
Before playing Jacksonville State are 5-5
After playing Samford are 4-5
After a loss are 3-7
SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Austin Peay are 2-8
After playing UMKC are 0-4
After a win are 6-4
A few Skyhawks at Redhawks trends to consider:
Tennessee-Martin is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against SE Missouri State
Tennessee-Martin is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against SE Missouri State
Tennessee-Martin is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of SE Missouri State's last 5 games when playing Tennessee-Martin
SE Missouri State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
SE Missouri State is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Tennessee-Martin
SE Missouri State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Tennessee-Martin home to Jacksonville State, Monday, December 31
SE Missouri State home to Austin Peay, Thursday, January 3