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NCAA Basketball Odds: SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers

CFSB Center will host SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Murray State Racers in this one found them listed as -10-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Cougars was expected to move the line.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Murray State Racers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Murray State Racers are 9-10 overall and 7-8-1 ATS, while the SIU Edwardsville Cougars are 4-15 and 11-6 ATS. As for the betting totals, Murray State boasts a 6-10 on the OU, and SIU Edwardsville is 9-8.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 175-rated Murray State Racers and the No. 182-ranked SIU Edwardsville Cougars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and SIU Edwardsville is ranked No. 143 in NCAA basketball at 36.84 per game. Contrast that with Murray State's No. 222 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Murray State is the No. 175-ranked team in the country at 6.37 per game, while SIU Edwardsville rates No. 212 at 5.68 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars got 22 points from Burak Eslik, but it was Austin Peay that prevailed in a 90-86 final on Thursday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Murray State earned a 68-58 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday, getting 24 points from Wayne Langston at CFSB Center.

Betting Trends
  • SIU Edwardsville is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of SIU Edwardsville's last 7 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Murray State is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Murray State's last 6 games
  • Murray State is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Murray State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing SIU Edwardsville

Next Betting Matchups

SIU Edwardsville home to SE Missouri State, Thursday, January 28th
Murray State at Eastern Kentucky, Wednesday, January 27th