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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Belmont Bruins in Battle with Murray State Racers

Belmont looks to cover the Bruins-Racers pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 11-6 mark when they host Murray State in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Murray State Racers were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Murray State Racers vs Belmont Bruins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Murray State Racers have watched them go 8-8 and 6-7 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Belmont Bruins are at 11-6 and 8-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Belmont Bruins are 10-6, while the Murray State Racers have a 4-9 mark.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 136-rated Belmont Bruins and the No. 186-ranked Murray State Racers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Belmont's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 82.53 PPG, against a Racers defense that ranks No. 97 at 68 PPG. The Bruins field goal percentage has averaged 49.09% so far, more than the Racers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.15% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Murray State earned a 69-54 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday, getting 17 points from Jeffery Moss at CFSB Center.

The Bruins blew out Eastern Illinois on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 85-59 win at Curb Event Center.

Betting Trends
  • Murray State is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Murray State is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • Murray State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Murray State's last 7 games on the road
  • Belmont is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Belmont is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Belmont is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Belmont is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Murray State

Next Betting Matchups

Murray State at Tennessee State, Saturday, January 16th
Belmont at Austin Peay, Saturday, January 16th