Murray State vs UT Martin: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 16, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 16, 2021

The UT Martin Skyhawks (3-4) are big, 12-point underdogs as they look to stop a four-game losing streak when they host the Murray State Racers (4-2) on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Skyhawk Arena. The contest airs at 5:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The over/under in the matchup is set at 143.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 16, 2021, 1:17 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Murray State Betting Information

  • Murray State is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 1-3
  • When favored by at least 12 points, the Racers are 0-1 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 50% of their games this season (2/4), the Murray State 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 10 13.2 6.9 0.9 0.7 0.5 0.3
Tevin Brown 10 13.1 6.0 4.2 1.6 0.6 1.6
Chico Carter Jr. 10 9.8 1.6 1.8 0.8 0.1 1.4
Devin Gilmore 10 7.7 5.1 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.0
Jackson Sivills 4 7.3 2.0 0.0 0.8 0.0 0.5

UT Martin Betting Information

  • UT Martin has more often than not come up short ATS this season, with a 2-4 record.
  • The Skyhawks and their opponents have regularly not covered the total points bet this season, only hitting the over in 33.3% (2) of their six games played.

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

UT Martin Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Cameron Holden 9 16.4 7.1 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.6
Eden Holt 9 9.9 3.1 3.4 1.4 0.0 1.7
Anthony Thomas 9 9.8 2.8 0.6 0.7 0.2 1.4
Jaron Williams 9 9.2 3.9 1.3 0.6 0.3 1.0
Ajani Kennedy 9 7.0 5.1 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.8

Total Facts

  • In Murray State’s matchups this season, the Racers and their opponents have gone over Saturday’s point total of 143.5 points two times (33.3% of opportunities).
  • In four out of UT Martin’s seven games this season (57.1%), the competing teams combined for more points than the point total in Saturday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 162.8 points per game, 19.3 points more than the over/under of 143.5 for this game.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 147.3 points per game, 3.8 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Racers games is 161.2 points, 17.7 more than the over/under of 143.5 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 5.4 points separates the average total points bet in Skyhawks games (148.9 points) and this matchup’s over/under (143.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/16/2020 Murray State UT Martin -6.5 153.5 -304 +235 Regular Season 84-62 MURRAY
1/2/2020 Murray State Murray State -12.5 146 -1016 +641 Regular Season 89-76 MURRAY
2/21/2019 N/A Murray State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-75 MURRAY
1/10/2019 N/A UT Martin N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 98-77 MURRAY

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