SE Missouri State Redhawks vs Murray State Racers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Murray State Racers SE Missouri State Redhawks
18-9 March 01, 2014, 06:30 | Show Me Center 16-13



Show Me Center will host SE Missouri State Redhawks vs. Murray State Racers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Racers will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 15-8-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Redhawks are 11-14 ATS. Murray State is 15-8 against the total, while SE Missouri State is 13-11-1 versus the number.

View Murray State Racers vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Odds and Stats.

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

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Redhawks rated this week at No. 195 and the Racers sitting at No. 19.

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Murray State won its last outing, an 86-72 result against Tennessee-Martin on February 27. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point favorite. The Racers grabbed an 86-72 win over the Skyhawks on Thursday, behind a 20-point effort from T.J. Sapp at Skyhawk Arena.

SE Missouri State won its last outing, an 83-80 result against Austin Peay on February 27. They failed to cover in that game as a 9-point favorite. SE Missouri State got 20 points and 11 rebounds from Tyler Stone en route to an 83-80 victory over Austin Peay on Thursday at Show Me Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Racers is ranked No. 102 in NCAA hoops at 36 per game. Contrast that with SE Missouri State’s No. 60 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, SE Missouri State is the No. 98-ranked team in the country at 6.62 per game, while Murray State rates No. 76 at 7 per game.

A few Racers at Redhawks trends to consider:
Murray State is 7-1-1 ATS in its last 9 games
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Murray State's last 9 games
Murray State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
SE Missouri State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
SE Missouri State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
SE Missouri State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
SE Missouri State is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing Murray State