SE Missouri State Redhawks vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

SIU Edwardsville Cougars SE Missouri State Redhawks
6-13 January 23, 2014, 08:00 | Show Me Center 10-9



Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the SE Missouri State Redhawks try to run the SIU Edwardsville Cougars off the court at Show Me Center in college hoops action.

This season, the Redhawks are 10-9 overall and 8-8 ATS, while the Cougars are 6-13 and 8-7 ATS. As for the totals, SE Missouri State boasts a 10-6 on the OU, and SIU Edwardsville is 6-9.

View SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting SIU Edwardsville before tip-off in this one found them as 9.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 215-ranked Redhawks and the No. 211-rated Cougars in this matchup.

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In their last action, SIU Edwardsville was a 67-60 winner at home against Murray State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Rozell Nunn scored 20 points leading the Cougars to a 67-60 victory over Murray State at Vadalabene Center on Saturday.

SE Missouri State won its last outing, an 83-74 result against Tennessee Tech on January 18. They covered in that game as a 2.5-point underdog. Tyler Stone scored 23 points and helped out with 16 rebounds for SE Missouri State on Saturday, leading the Redhawks to an 83-74 victory over Tennessee Tech at Eblen Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 247 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.47 per game. That compares with SE Missouri State’s No. 71 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where SE Missouri State is college basketball's No. 37-ranked team at 7.84 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 79 with 7.11 per game.

Next up:
SIU Edwardsville at Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, January 25th
SE Missouri State at Eastern Illinois, Saturday, January 25th
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