Murray State Racers vs. SIU-Edwardsville Cougars: 2/20/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on February 20, 2021

The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (8-13) will try to break a three-game losing streak when they visit the Murray State Racers (12-6) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at CFSB Center as heavy, 17-point underdogs. The game airs at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is set at 138.5.

Betting Information

Murray State vs SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Murray State -17 -110 -110 138.5 -110 -110 -2469 1121

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Murray State vs SIU-Edwardsville
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
SIU-Edwardsville (+17) Over (138.5) Murray State 77 SIU-Edwardsville 63

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Total Facts

  • In 61.1% of their opportunities this year (11 of 18 chances), the Racers and their opponents have combined to put up more than this matchup’s point total of 138.5 points.
  • SIU-Edwardsville and its opponents have combined to score at least 138.5 points in 42.9% of their matchups this season (nine of 21 chances).
  • The Racers and the Cougars combine to average 9.0 more points per game than the total of 138.5 set for this matchup.
  • The Racers and the Cougars have seen their opponents average a combined 0.6 more points per game than the over/under of 138.5 set for this outing.
  • The Racers average point total in outings this season is 145.7, 7.2 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • Cougars games this year have averaged a total of 141 points, 2.5 more than the point total in this matchup.

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Murray State Betting Information

  • Murray State has been good against the spread this season, posting a 9-7 record.
  • When favored by at least 17 points, the Racers have fared well against the spread, putting together a 1-0 record.
  • Murray State has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the over, doing so 7 times in 16 contests (43.8%).

SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information

  • The Cougars have a winning record against the spread, going 11-9 ATS (covering 55% of the time).
  • SIU-Edwardsville has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 45% of matchups this year (9 out of 20 contests).

Head to Head

Murray State vs SIU-Edwardsville (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2021 Murray State -11.5 138.5 -759 +530 Regular Season 86-57 MURST
2/22/2020 Murray State -11 140.5 -726 +492 Regular Season 59-58 MURST
2/1/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 74-55 MURST
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 86-55 MURST
1/19/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-72 MURST

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Murray State Leaders

  • KJ Williams leads the Racers in scoring and rebounding, accumulating 16.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game.
  • Murray State’s best passer is Tevin Brown, who averages 4.5 assists per game to go with his 13.8 PPG scoring average.
  • Brown contributes the bulk of the Racers’ three-point shooting production. He connects on 2.6 threes per game to lead the squad.
  • Brown is the Racers leader in steals, averaging 1.5 steals per game, while Demond Robinson leads them in blocks with 1.0 per contest.

SIU-Edwardsville Leaders

  • Mike Adewunmi averages 13.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game for the Cougars, making him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.
  • Courtney Carter notches more assists than any other SIU-Edwardsville teammate with 3.8 per game. He also scores 6.7 points and grabs 3.7 rebounds per game.
  • Brown leads his teammates on the Cougars with 1.5 made threes per contest.
  • Carter (1.4 steals per game) and Lamar Wright (1.8 blocks per game) lead the Cougars in steals and blocks, respectively.
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