Southeast Missouri State vs SIU-Edwardsville: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 27, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 27, 2021 - Last Updated on March 4, 2021

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

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Cougars (+2.5)

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.

Pick OU:
Over (138)

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)
Redhawks 12-11-2 1-3-1 13-12
Cougars 13-10 2-1 10-13

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

Last 5 Games

Southeast Missouri State SIU-Edwardsville
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
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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