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SIU Edwardsville Cougars Face the Murray State Racers: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

SIU Edwardsville Cougars

vs

Murray State Racers
Thursday, February 12, 2015 8:00 PM ET
CFSB Center

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Murray State Racers try to run the SIU Edwardsville Cougars off the court at CFSB Center in college hoops action.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Murray State Racers betting line as -13.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Murray State Racers are 21-4 so far on the season, and 10-10-1 ATS vs the number. The SIU Edwardsville Cougars, meanwhile, are 9-13 and 10-8 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Murray State go 10-3 and the SIU Edwardsville Cougars go 5-6-1 on betting totals.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 123-rated SIU Edwardsville Cougars taking on the No. 10-rated Murray State Racers in this contest.

How SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Murray State's No. 15-ranked scoring average of 78.6 PPG, against a SIU Edwardsville Cougars defense rated No. 144 and allowing 66.41 PPG. The Murray State Racers FG% has averaged 48.83% to date this season, more than the SIU Edwardsville Cougars shooters have managed so far (42.86% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

SIU Edwardsville got 18 points from Kris Davis but lost anyway, 64-59, to Tennessee-Martin on Saturday at Skyhawk Arena.

The Governors were burned for 27 points by Cameron Payne on Saturday as the Racers put another game in the win column, 82-72, at Winfield Dunn Center.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers Betting Odds Trends

SIU Edwardsville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
SIU Edwardsville is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of SIU Edwardsville's last 5 games
SIU Edwardsville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Murray State is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Murray State's last 10 games
Murray State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

SIU Edwardsville home to Eastern Illinois, Saturday, February 14th
Murray State at SE Missouri State, Saturday, February 14th

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