Eric Reed Jr. leads the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (10-15) against the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (9-15) after scoring 27 points in a 94-88 win over Eastern Illinois. The Redhawks are 2.5-point favorites in the game on Saturday, February 27, 2021, which tips at 6:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is 138.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 27, 2021, 2:21 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The spread for this game suggested by the model (0.6 points) is a little bit less than the 2.5-point edge DraftKings gives to the Redhawks, though the data still has them as the favorite.
In this game, the model projects a total (140.8 points) slightly higher than the DraftKings over/under (138 points).
Prediction: Southeast Missouri State 71, SIU-Edwardsville 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 Redhawks’ average implied point total this season is two more points than their implied total in Saturday’s game (72 implied points on average compared to 70 implied points in this game).
- Southeast Missouri State has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (70) nine times this season.
- The 75.1-point average implied total on the season for the Cougars is 7.1 more points than the team’s 68-point implied total in this matchup.
- SIU-Edwardsville is looking to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (68) for the ninth time this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Southeast Missouri State and SIU-Edwardsville Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 2.5+ 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
|Southeast Missouri State||SIU-Edwardsville|
|2/25/2021||Eastern Illinois||Win||94-88||2/25/2021||UT Martin||Win||66-53|
|2/22/2021||Eastern Kentucky||Loss||87-65||2/22/2021||Morehead State||Loss||56-48|
|2/20/2021||Eastern Kentucky||Win||94-72||2/20/2021||Murray State||Loss||89-62|
|2/16/2021||Austin Peay||Win||84-81||2/18/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||79-57|
|2/13/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||78-63||2/15/2021||Murray State||Loss||86-57|
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