Southeast Missouri State @ Murray State
Current Records: Southeast Missouri State 5-8; Murray State 10-2
What to Know
The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are 2-10 against the Murray State Racers since February of 2016, but they’ll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Thursday. Southeast Missouri State and MSU will face off in an Ohio Valley battle at 8 p.m. ET at CFSB Center. Both teams took a loss in their last game, so they’ll have plenty of motivation to get the ‘W.’
The Redhawks received a tough blow last week as they fell 84-68 to the California Baptist Lancers.
Meanwhile, the matchup between the Racers and the Auburn Tigers last Wednesday was not particularly close, with MSU falling 71-58. Guard Tevin Brown put forth a good effort for the losing side as he had 22 points along with nine boards.
Southeast Missouri State have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 19 point spread they are up against. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn’t have high expectations for them since the team is 2-4 ATS when expected to lose.
The losses put Southeast Missouri State at 5-8 and MSU at 10-2. A pair of numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Redhawks are stumbling into the game with the 12th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 77.9 on average. The Racers’ offense has more to brag about, as they they come into the contest boasting the 12th most points per game in college basketball at 83.7. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: CFSB Center — Murray, Kentucky
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $33.00
The Racers are a big 19-point favorite against the Redhawks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 19-point spread, and stayed right there.
Murray State have won ten out of their last 12 games against Southeast Missouri State.
- Feb 12, 2021 – Murray State 80 vs. Southeast Missouri State 60
- Feb 01, 2021 – Murray State 77 vs. Southeast Missouri State 60
- Jan 18, 2020 – Murray State 96 vs. Southeast Missouri State 91
- Jan 04, 2020 – Murray State 81 vs. Southeast Missouri State 59
- Feb 23, 2019 – Murray State 103 vs. Southeast Missouri State 67
- Jan 12, 2019 – Murray State 85 vs. Southeast Missouri State 67
- Feb 01, 2018 – Murray State 87 vs. Southeast Missouri State 75
- Jan 04, 2018 – Murray State 89 vs. Southeast Missouri State 73
- Feb 23, 2017 – Southeast Missouri State 82 vs. Murray State 69
- Jan 26, 2017 – Southeast Missouri State 75 vs. Murray State 74
- Feb 13, 2016 – Murray State 83 vs. Southeast Missouri State 56
- Feb 04, 2016 – Murray State 78 vs. Southeast Missouri State 72