Murray State vs Jacksonville State: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 25, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 25, 2021

A game after he scored 29 points in an 89-62 win over SIU-Edwardsville, Tevin Brown leads the Murray State Racers (13-10) on the road against the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (15-8) on Thursday, February 25. The Racers are favored by  in the matchup, which airs at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total is for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 25, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Murray State Betting Information

  • The Racers are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 10-11
  • The Racers have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 2.5 points, going 9-10 this season.
  • Murray State and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 9 of 21 games this season (42.9%).
  • In their last game, the Racers got a team-high 29 points from Brown on the way to an 89-62 victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Saturday. They were favored by 17.5 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 151 points to go over the 138.5 point total.

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 23 15.7 8.7 1.0 1.1 0.6 1.0
Tevin Brown 23 14.4 5.8 4.3 1.5 0.6 2.8
Chico Carter Jr. 23 12.4 1.6 1.9 1.0 0.1 1.8
Demond Robinson 23 6.9 4.6 1.2 0.5 1.0 0.0
Devin Gilmore 23 6.3 4.4 0.7 0.7 0.4 0.0

Jacksonville State Betting Information

  • Jacksonville State has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 11-8-1.
  • The Gamecocks manage a 6-5 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • 40% of Jacksonville State’s 20 games this season have missed the over/under.
  • The Gamecocks beat Tennessee State 77-76 in their last outing on Saturday. Darian Adams put up a team-high 19 points to help lead the team to the victory. They were 7.5-point favorites and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 138 point total.

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

Jacksonville State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Darian Adams 23 15.1 4.7 3.3 0.9 0.0 2.1
Jalen Finch 23 11.6 4.0 4.8 1.2 0.2 1.0
Brandon Huffman 22 10.2 6.1 0.3 0.1 1.1 0.0
Amanze Ngumezi 21 8.9 3.5 0.9 0.2 0.6 0.9
Kayne Henry 22 7.2 4.6 1.0 0.5 0.4 1.0

Total Facts

  • In Murray State’s matchups this season, the Racers and their opponents have exceeded Thursday’s over/under of 138 points 14 times (60.9% of opportunities).
  • In 16 out of Jacksonville State’s 23 games this year (69.6%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 151.9 points per game, 13.9 points more than the point total of 138 for this contest.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 3.8 fewer points than the 134.2 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Racers have seen a 143.4 average over/under in their games this season, 5.4 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 4.6 points separates the average total points bet in Gamecocks games (142.6 points) and this game’s over/under (138 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2021 Murray State Murray State -7.5 134 -343 +270 Regular Season 85-82 JAX ST
1/9/2020 Murray State Jacksonville State -5 136 -225 +179 Regular Season 72-68 MURRAY
1/31/2019 N/A Jacksonville State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-68 JAX ST

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