Belmont Bruins vs. SIU-Edwardsville Cougars 2/6/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 6, 2021

The Belmont Bruins (15-1) will try to continue a 12-game win streak when they visit the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (7-8) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Vadalabene Center as big, 16.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 1:30 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is 149.5.

Betting Information

Belmont vs SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Belmont -16.5 -115 -105 149.5 -110 -110 -3000 1275

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Belmont vs SIU-Edwardsville
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
SIU-Edwardsville (+16.5) Under (149.5) Belmont 78 SIU-Edwardsville 68

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Total Facts

  • The Bruins and their opponents have combined to score more than 149.5 points in 62.5% of their outings this season (10 of 16 opportunities).
  • SIU-Edwardsville has played in three games this year (out of 15 total matchups — 20% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 149.5 points.
  • The Bruins and the Cougars combine to average 2.8 more points per game than the over/under of 149.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 141.3 points per game, 8.2 fewer than the point total in this game.
  • The average total the Bruins have had set in matchups this year is 4.7 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Cougars this year is 10.2 points lower than this game’s over/under.

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Belmont Betting Information

  • The Bruins have been strong against the spread this season, earning an 11-4 record.
  • The Bruins have posted an even record of 2-2 against the spread when the spread is -16.5 or higher.
  • The Bruins and their opponents have gone over the total in 10 of 15 games (66.7%) this season.

SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information

  • The Cougars have a winning record against the spread, going 9-5 ATS (covering 64.3% of the time).
  • In the majority of Cougars games this year, the teams have not hit the over (4 out of 14 games, 28.6%).

Head to Head

Belmont vs SIU-Edwardsville (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/23/2021 Belmont -17 149 -2604 +1075 Regular Season 114-62 BELM
1/2/2020 Belmont -23.5 145.5 N/A N/A Regular Season 79-69 SIUE

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Belmont Leaders

  • The Bruins leader in rebounds and assist is Grayson Murphy, who pulls down 7.6 rebounds and distributes 4.7 assists per game along with scoring 10.5 points per contest.
  • Nick Muszynski leads Belmont in scoring, averaging 14.9 per game to go with 5.4 rebounds and 1.9 assists.
  • Luke Smith provides the bulk of the Bruins’ three-point shooting production. He makes 2.9 threes per game to lead the team.
  • Murphy is the Bruins leader in steals, averaging 2.3 steals per game, while Muszynski leads them in blocks with 1.5 per contest.

SIU-Edwardsville Leaders

  • Sidney Wilson averages 13.8 points per game and is the top scorer for the Cougars.
  • Mike Adewunmi puts up a stat line of 6.6 rebounds, 12.4 points and 0.7 assists per game for SIU-Edwardsville to take the top rebound spot on the team. Courtney Carter has the top spot for assists with 3.5 per game, adding 6.1 points and 3.6 rebounds per contest.
  • Wilson makes 1.2 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cougars.
  • SIU-Edwardsville’s leader in steals is Carter with 1.6 per game, and its leader in blocks is Lamar Wright with 2.0 per game.
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