The Murray State Racers (8-5) hit the road in OVC action against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (11-3) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 4:00 PM ET. The Racers are 1.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup has an over/under set at 148.5 points.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The data strongly suggests betting on the Colonels in this one. The model favors them while DraftKings has the Racers favored and the difference between the two is 7.8 points.
The model predicts a total 1.8 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this game.
Prediction: Eastern Kentucky 76, Murray State 70
Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.
Examining the Over/Under
- The Racers’ average implied point total this season is 1.1 fewer points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (73.9 implied points on average compared to 75 implied points in this game).
- Murray State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (75) seven times this season.
- The 79.4-point average implied total on the season for the Colonels is 5.4 more points than the team’s 74-point implied total in this matchup.
- Eastern Kentucky has put up more than 74 points 11 times this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Murray State and Eastern Kentucky Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Murray State||Eastern Kentucky|
|2/4/2021||Morehead State||Loss||66-56||2/4/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||94-79|
|2/1/2021||Southeast Missouri State||Win||77-60||2/2/2021||Jacksonville State||Win||86-82|
|1/28/2021||Tennessee State||Win||73-53||1/16/2021||Eastern Illinois||Win||93-85|
|1/23/2021||Tennessee Tech||Win||72-63||1/9/2021||Tennessee Tech||Win||90-80|
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