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Murray State Racers vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks in college hoops odds

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Jan 12, 8:00 PM | CFSB Center

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Murray State Racers Odds


The Racers will be trying to slam the Jacksonville State Gamecocks on Thursday when the teams tip off at CFSB Center in college betting action.

The Racers are 16-0 so far on the season, and 9-3 ATS vs. the number. The Gamecocks, meanwhile, are 6-12 and 6-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Murray State go 6-6 and the Gamecocks go 7-5 on the totals.

View Jacksonville State vs Murray State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Murray State opened as 19.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Racers at No. 66 and the Gamecocks at No. 174 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 81-64 result in favor of the Racers.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Murray State's No. 44 nationally ranked offense (75.9 points per game) against a Gamecocks defense that sits as the No. 115 at 64.5 PPG. The Racers have been averaging 49.2% from the field, more than the Gamecocks have managed so far this season (40.4% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Jacksonville State owns the country's No. 55-rated mark, allowing 64.4 points per game on the highway. Murray State, on the other hand, rates No. 84 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Jacksonville State was a 72-65 winner at home against Tennessee State. They covered the 2–point spread as underdogs. Brian Williams scored 17 points leading the Gamecocks to a 72-65 victory over Tennessee State at Pete Mathews Coliseum on Saturday.

Last time out for Murray State, they were an 87-75 winner as they battled Austin Peay on the road. They covered in the match as a 5-point favorite. Isaiah Canaan poured in a team-high 35 points for Murray State on Saturday, as they defeated Austin Peay 87-75 at Winfield Dunn Center.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Austin Peay are 2-8
After playing Tennessee State are 1-9
After a win are 2-8

Murray State Racers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Tennessee Tech are 9-1
After playing Austin Peay are 10-0
After a win are 10-0

A few Gamecocks at Racers trends to consider:
Jacksonville State is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Jacksonville State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Murray State
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Jacksonville State
Murray State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Jacksonville State

Next up:
Jacksonville State at Austin Peay, Saturday, January 14
Murray State home to Tennessee Tech, Saturday, January 14