Murray State vs SIU-Edwardsville: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

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

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Murray State Betting Information

  • Murray State has played to a 9-7 record against the spread this season.
  • The Racers have a winning record against the spread when favored by 17 points or more, going 1-0 this season.
  • Only 7 of 16 Murray State games this season (43.8%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Racers lost to Eastern Illinois 68-59 and failed to cover the spread as 15.5-point favorites, while going under the 138 point total in their last contest on Thursday. Chico Carter JR put up a team-high 21 points in the loss.

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 22 16.0 9.0 1.0 1.0 0.6 1.0
Tevin Brown 22 13.8 6.0 4.5 1.5 0.5 2.6
Chico Carter Jr. 22 12.5 1.5 1.9 0.9 0.1 1.8
Demond Robinson 22 7.0 4.6 1.2 0.5 1.0 0.0
Devin Gilmore 22 6.0 4.3 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.0

SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information

  • SIU-Edwardsville has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-9.
  • SIU-Edwardsville and its opponents have regularly not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 45% (9) of their 20 games played.
  • The Cougars fell 79-57 to Austin Peay in their last game on Thursday. Mike Adewunmi scored a team-high 17 points in the loss. They didn’t cover the spread as 13-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 141.5 point total.

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

SIU-Edwardsville Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Mike Adewunmi 21 13.7 6.1 1.1 0.6 0.3 1.5
Sidney Wilson 18 13.1 3.9 1.3 0.3 0.9 1.1
Shamar Wright 21 8.3 4.8 1.4 1.0 0.9 1.0
Carlos Curtis 15 8.0 4.2 3.0 0.6 0.0 0.5
Courtney Carter 21 6.7 3.7 3.8 1.4 0.2 0.6

Total Facts

  • In Murray State’s matchups this season, the Racers and their opponents have exceeded Saturday’s total of 138.5 points 11 times (61.1% of opportunities).
  • In 42.9% of SIU-Edwardsville’s games this season (9 of 21), the total points scored was higher than Saturday’s 138.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 147.5 points per game, 9.0 points more than the point total of 138.5 for this matchup.
  • The 139.1 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 0.6 more than the 138.5 over/under in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Racers games is 145.7 points, 7.2 more than the over/under of 138.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 2.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Cougars games this season (141 points).

Head to Head

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

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