SMU vs East Carolina: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

The SMU Mustangs visit the East Carolina Pirates in a matchup of AAC teams at Minges Coliseum, tipping off at 5:00 PM ET on Monday, February 8. The Pirates are  underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The over/under for the matchup is .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

SMU Betting Information

  • The Mustangs are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 5-7-1
  • The Mustangs have a winning record against the spread when favored by 6 points or more, going 3-2-1 this season.
  • In 53.8% of their games this season (7/13), the Mustangs and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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

SMU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Kendric Davis 14 17.1 4.3 7.6 1.4 0.1 1.3
Feron Hunt 14 12.1 8.3 0.6 1.1 1.0 0.3
Emmanuel Bandoumel 14 10.5 2.8 1.5 0.4 0.2 1.7
Ethan Chargois 14 9.5 5.2 2.7 1.0 0.3 1.3
Darius McNeill 10 7.7 2.8 0.9 0.7 0.1 1.4

East Carolina Betting Information

  • The Pirates hold a losing record ATS this season, covering five times and failing to cover eight times.
  • For the fifth time this season, the Pirates are at least a 6-point underdog, where they have a record of 2-2 against the spread.
  • The Pirates and their opponents have typically not covered the over/under this season, only hitting the over in 38.5% (5) of their 13 games played.

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

East Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jayden Gardner 15 17.7 8.6 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.1
J.J. Miles 12 10.3 2.8 2.1 0.6 0.4 1.3
Brandon Suggs 14 9.6 4.1 2.1 1.0 0.3 0.9
Tremont Robinson-White 15 9.2 2.0 3.8 1.0 0.0 1.6
Tristen Newton 13 7.5 4.3 4.3 1.4 0.2 0.8

Total Facts

  • SMU’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Monday’s matchup total (139 points) in 57.1% of opportunities (eight out of 14 matchups).
  • In 33.3% of East Carolina’s games this season (5 of 15), the total points scored was greater than Monday’s 139-point over/under.
  • The Mustangs average 74.5 points per game against the Pirates’ 68.1, totaling 3.6 points over the game’s over/under of 139.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 134.2 points per game, 4.8 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Mustangs games is 141.9 points, 2.9 more than the over/under of 139 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 4.1 points separates this matchup’s over/under (139 points) and the average total points bet in Pirates games (134.9 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/16/2020 SMU SMU -12 139.5 -908 +589 Regular Season 70-55 SMU
1/22/2020 SMU SMU -15 142.5 -1993 +937 Regular Season 84-64 SMU
1/11/2020 N/A East Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-68 E CAR
1/2/2019 N/A SMU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-54 SMU

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