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Murray State vs Missouri State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

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Murray State vs Missouri State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - MVC Tournament

The No. 8 seed Murray State Racers (12-19, 9-11 MVC) head into the MVC tournament against the No. 9 seed Missouri State Bears (16-15, 8-12 MVC) on Thursday at Enterprise Center, beginning at 1:00 PM ET.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Murray State vs. Missouri State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Arena: Enterprise Center

See these betting insights and trends before you bet on Thursday's Murray State-Missouri State spread (Murray State -2.5) or total (139.5 points).

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Murray State vs. Missouri State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Murray State is 13-17-0 ATS this season.
  • Missouri State has won 16 games against the spread this year, while failing to cover 15 times.
  • Missouri State covers the spread when it is a 2.5-point underdog or more 42.9% of the time. That's more often than Murray State covers as a favorite of 2.5 or more (27.3%).
  • The Racers have a worse record against the spread when playing at home (4-11-0) than they do in road games (8-5-0).
  • This season, the Bears are 8-6-0 at home against the spread (.571 winning percentage). On the road, they are 5-9-0 ATS (.357).
  • Murray State is 10-10-0 against the spread in conference play this year.
  • Missouri State is 9-11-0 against the spread in MVC games this season.

Murray State vs. Missouri State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Murray State has been victorious in six, or 40%, of the 15 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This season, the Racers have come away with a win six times in 12 chances when named as a favorite of at least -138 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Missouri State has gone 4-11 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 26.7% of those games).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +115 or longer, the Bears have a 4-10 record (winning only 28.6% of their games).
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Murray State has a 58% chance of pulling out a win.

Murray State vs. Missouri State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Murray State averages 70.9 points per game (263rd in college basketball) while giving up 70.2 per outing (119th in college basketball). It has a +20 scoring differential overall.
  • Quincy Anderson's 12.8 points per game lead Murray State and rank 561st in the country.
  • Missouri State puts up 72.0 points per game (235th in college basketball) while giving up 72.3 per outing (192nd in college basketball). It has a -10 scoring differential.
  • Missouri State's leading scorer, Alston Mason, ranks 96th in the nation, averaging 17.6 points per game.
  • The Racers rank 319th in the nation at 32.7 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 33.0 their opponents average.
  • Nick Ellington's 6.2 rebounds per game lead the Racers and rank 294th in college basketball play.
  • The 39.1 rebounds per game the Bears accumulate rank 37th in college basketball, 4.9 more than the 34.2 their opponents grab.
  • N.J. Benson leads the team with 7.7 rebounds per game (110th in college basketball).
  • Murray State's 97.4 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 130th in college basketball, and the 96.6 points it allows per 100 possessions rank 291st in college basketball.
  • The Bears rank 241st in college basketball with 92.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and 185th defensively with 92.9 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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