The Belmont Bruins (15-1) will attempt to continue a 12-game winning streak when they visit the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (7-8) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at Vadalabene Center as big, 16.5-point favorites. The matchup airs at 1:30 PM ET. The over/under is 149.5 in the matchup.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 6, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model favors the Bruins by 10.3 points, a much smaller margin than the 16.5-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Cougars to cover.
The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 3.2 points highter than the model projection.
Prediction: Belmont 78, SIU-Edwardsville 68
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 Bruins have an average implied point total of 80.3 this season, which is 2.7 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (83).
- Belmont has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (83) eight times this season.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Cougars (74.5) is 7.5 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (67).
- SIU-Edwardsville is looking to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (67) for the eighth time this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Belmont and SIU-Edwardsville Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 16.5+ 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
|2/4/2021||Eastern Illinois||Win||89-61||2/4/2021||Tennessee State||Win||68-60|
|1/30/2021||Murray State||Win||72-71||2/2/2021||Eastern Illinois||Loss||70-61|
|1/28/2021||Austin Peay||Win||81-76||2/1/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||74-59|
|1/21/2021||Eastern Illinois||Win||79-66||1/28/2021||Southeast Missouri State||Loss||64-62|
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