Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Odds
Eastern Kentucky pays a visit to SE Missouri State on Saturday, hoping to send the Redhawks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Show Me Center.
This season, the Redhawks are 11-12 overall and 4-12 ATS ATS, while the Colonels are 16-6 and 7-6-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, SE Missouri State boasts a 6-5 on the OU, and Eastern Kentucky is 6-6-1.
Bettors looking to go with the Redhawks in this one found them listed as 3-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Colonels was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 195-rated Eastern Kentucky taking on the No. 124-rated Redhawks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-71 win for the Colonels on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Colonels is ranked No. 345 in NCAA hoops at 26.8 per game. Contrast that with SE Missouri State’s No. 87 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, SE Missouri State is the No. 117-ranked team in the country at 6.7 per game, while Eastern Kentucky rates No. 12 at 8.7 per game.
Defensively, Eastern Kentucky features the nation's No. 140-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.9 points per game. SE Missouri State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 52 nationally in scoring at home.
Eastern Kentucky lost its last outing, a 72-65 result against Tennessee-Martin on January 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 10-point favorite. Eastern Kentucky got 20 points from Glenn Cosey but lost anyway, 72-65, to Tennessee-Martin on Thursday at Skyhawk Arena.
In their last action, SE Missouri State was a 78-72 loser on the road against Eastern Illinois. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. SE Missouri State suffered a 78-72 loss against Eastern Illinois on Saturday, getting 20 points from Corey Wilford in a losing effort at Lantz Arena.
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Tennessee-Martin are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing SIU Edwardsville are 3-3
After playing Eastern Illinois are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
A few Colonels at Redhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Kentucky's last 7 games when playing on the road against SE Missouri State
Eastern Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against SE Missouri State
Eastern Kentucky is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games on the road
SE Missouri State is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of SE Missouri State's last 7 games when playing at home against Eastern Kentucky
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of SE Missouri State's last 6 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
SE Missouri State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Eastern Kentucky
Eastern Kentucky home to Crowley's Ridge, Tuesday, February 5
SE Missouri State home to SIU Edwardsville, Thursday, February 7