SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs SE Missouri State Redhawks Preview
SE Missouri State Redhawks vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Odds
SE Missouri State travels to SIU Edwardsville on Thursday, hoping to boost its 11-10 record with a victory over the Cougars.
The Redhawks will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 4-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Cougars are 7-5 ATS. SE Missouri State is 4-5 on the totals; SIU Edwardsville is 4-7.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Redhawks were listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cougars - Redhawks odds would favor the Redhawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. SIU Edwardsville is rated No. 253 in the current Odds Shark poll, while SE Missouri State is at No. 108. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 68-64 win for the Redhawks.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature SIU Edwardsville's No. 292-rated squad against SE Missouri State's No. 75-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, SIU Edwardsville rates No. 176 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 133 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Defensively, SE Missouri State features the nation's No. 201-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.9 points per game. SIU Edwardsville, meanwhile, comes in at No. 268 nationally in scoring at home.
SE Missouri State won its last outing, a 74-62 result against Tennessee Tech on January 19. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. SE Missouri State got 20 points and 15 rebounds from Tyler Stone en route to a 74-62 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday at Show Me Center.
SIU Edwardsville lost its last outing, a 70-61 result against Murray State on January 19. They covered in that game as a 16-point underdog. The Cougars endured a 70-61 loss at the hands of the Racers on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Mark Yelovich at CFSB Center.
SE Missouri State Redhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Eastern Illinois are 6-4
After playing Tennessee Tech are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
SIU Edwardsville Cougars Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-4
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 1-2
After playing Murray State are 1-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Redhawks at Cougars trends to consider:
SE Missouri State is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
SIU Edwardsville is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
SIU Edwardsville is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
SIU Edwardsville is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing SE Missouri State
SE Missouri State at Eastern Illinois, Saturday, January 26
SIU Edwardsville home to Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, January 26