How to watch Murray State vs. UT Martin basketball game
By Scout Staff
2 min read
UT Martin @ Murray State
Current Records: UT Martin 6-12; Murray State 16-2
What to Know
The Murray State Racers are 10-3 against the UT Martin Skyhawks since January of 2016, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success this past Saturday. MSU and UT Martin will face off in an Ohio Valley battle at 8 p.m. ET at CFSB Center. The Racers are out to keep their nine-game home win streak alive.
MSU simply couldn’t be stopped this past Thursday, as they easily beat the Eastern Illinois Panthers at home 91-51.
Meanwhile, UT Martin lost to the Austin Peay Governors at home by a decisive 72-57 margin.
MSU is the favorite in this one, with an expected 22.5-point margin of victory. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread as they are currently on a four-game streak of ATS wins.
The Racers’ victory brought them up to 16-2 while the Skyhawks’ loss pulled them down to 6-12. A pair of stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: MSU comes into the contest boasting the sixth most points per game in college basketball at 83.1. Less enviably, UT Martin is stumbling into the game with the 46th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 74.3 on average. So the cards are definitely stacked against UT Martin.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: CFSB Center — Murray, Kentucky
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Racers are a big 22.5-point favorite against the Skyhawks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Racers as a 23-point favorite.
Murray State have won ten out of their last 13 games against UT Martin.
- Feb 13, 2021 – Murray State 84 vs. UT Martin 55
- Jan 16, 2021 – Murray State 79 vs. UT Martin 57
- Jan 16, 2020 – Murray State 84 vs. UT Martin 62
- Jan 02, 2020 – Murray State 89 vs. UT Martin 76
- Feb 21, 2019 – Murray State 85 vs. UT Martin 75
- Jan 10, 2019 – Murray State 98 vs. UT Martin 77
- Feb 03, 2018 – Murray State 66 vs. UT Martin 53
- Jan 06, 2018 – Murray State 82 vs. UT Martin 68
- Mar 03, 2017 – UT Martin 73 vs. Murray State 67
- Feb 25, 2017 – UT Martin 83 vs. Murray State 76
- Jan 28, 2017 – Murray State 94 vs. UT Martin 86
- Feb 27, 2016 – Murray State 79 vs. UT Martin 55
- Jan 30, 2016 – UT Martin 63 vs. Murray State 59