Southeast Missouri State @ Belmont
Current Records: Southeast Missouri State 6-9; Belmont 10-3
What to Know
The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks and the Belmont Bruins will face off in an Ohio Valley clash at 8 p.m. ET Jan. 6 at Curb Event Center. Both teams have set a high bar for this game after stand-out offensive performances in their previous games.
Southeast Missouri State didn’t have too much trouble with the Austin Peay Governors at home on Saturday as they won 98-79.
Meanwhile, Belmont made easy work of the Bethel (IN) Pilots three weeks ago and carried off a 115-86 win.
The Redhawks have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 21.50 point spread they are up against. Those who got lucky with them against the spread on Saturday might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
Southeast Missouri State is now 6-9 while Belmont sits at 10-3. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Southeast Missouri State is stumbling into the contest with the 350th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 79.9 on average. The Bruins’ offense has more to brag about, as they they come into the game boasting the 26th most points per game in college basketball at 80.5. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Curb Event Center — Nashville, Tennessee
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $25.20
The Bruins are a big 21.5-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 21.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Belmont have won all of the games they’ve played against Southeast Missouri State in the last eight years.
- Jan 07, 2021 – Belmont 77 vs. Southeast Missouri State 66
- Jan 09, 2020 – Belmont 89 vs. Southeast Missouri State 64
- Mar 02, 2019 – Belmont 84 vs. Southeast Missouri State 66
- Jan 31, 2019 – Belmont 97 vs. Southeast Missouri State 71
- Dec 28, 2017 – Belmont 94 vs. Southeast Missouri State 72
- Jan 07, 2017 – Belmont 87 vs. Southeast Missouri State 75
- Dec 31, 2015 – Belmont 92 vs. Southeast Missouri State 82