Murray State vs Eastern Kentucky: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 6, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 6, 2021

OVC opponents meet when the Murray State Racers (8-5) visit the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (11-3) at McBrayer Arena, tipping off at 4:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The Colonels are 1.5-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has a point total of 148.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Murray State Betting Information

  • With a mark of 5-6, Murray State has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Racers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points, going 4-6 this season.
  • In 36.4% of their games this season (4/11), the Racers and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Murray State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
KJ Williams 17 15.2 8.4 1.0 0.9 0.6 1.1
Tevin Brown 17 13.0 5.8 4.2 1.6 0.6 2.2
Chico Carter Jr. 17 10.4 1.5 1.6 0.8 0.1 1.7
Demond Robinson 17 6.8 4.5 1.2 0.5 1.2 0.0
Devin Gilmore 17 6.7 4.5 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.0

Eastern Kentucky Betting Information

  • Eastern Kentucky has topped the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 7-4.
  • When playing as at least a 1.5-point underdog, the Colonels tend to have trouble covering with only a 3-4 record against the spread.
  • Eastern Kentucky and its opponents have regularly covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 63.6% (7) of its 11 games played.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Eastern Kentucky Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tre King 16 16.4 7.7 1.1 1.9 1.2 0.9
Wendell Green Jr. 17 14.4 3.2 5.6 1.9 0.2 1.5
Curt Lewis 15 11.1 5.1 1.7 1.7 0.1 1.0
Michael Moreno 17 10.8 5.2 1.5 1.4 0.2 2.2
Cooper Robb 17 7.4 3.4 1.7 1.9 0.1 1.4

Total Facts

  • Murray State’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (148.5 points) in two out of 13 opportunities (15.4% of matchups).
  • Nine Eastern Kentucky games this year (64.3% of its matchups) finished with a final score greater than Saturday’s total of 148.5 points.
  • The Racers average 81.8 points per game against the Colonels’ 83.7, totaling 17.0 points over the game’s over/under of 148.5.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 6.4 fewer points than the 142.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Racers games is 148.7 points, 0.2 more than the over/under of 148.5 points for this contest.
  • Colonels games have a total points bet of 158.9 points this season, 10.4 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2020 Murray State Murray State -11.5 150 -786 +510 Regular Season 74-62 MURRAY
2/16/2019 N/A Eastern Kentucky N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 102-70 MURRAY
1/5/2019 N/A Murray State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 97-85 MURRAY

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