Belmont vs. Murray State - 2/6/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Murray State Racers (17-5) at Belmont Bruins (16-7)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 7:30 pm (Curb Event Center)
The Line: Belmont Bruins -5.5 -- Over/Under: 149.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Murray State Racers and Belmont Bruins meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Curb Event Center.
The Murray State Racers haven’t lost a game since December 21. The Murray State Racers are averaging 76.2 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 63 points on 39.1 percent shooting. Tevin Brown is averaging 16.9 points and 3.1 assists while KJ Williams is averaging 12.3 points and 6.8 rebounds. Anthony Smith is the third double-digit scorer and and Darnell Cowart is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Murray State Racers are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Murray State Racers are allowing 34 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The Murray State Racers have won four straight road games.
The Belmont Bruins look to stay hot after winning 12 of their last 16 games. The Belmont Bruins are averaging 81.3 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Adam Kunkel is averaging 16.9 points and 2.5 rebounds while Nick Muszynski is averaging 15.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Tyler Scanlon is the third double-digit scorer and Grayson Murphy is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Belmont Bruins are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Belmont Bruins are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game. The Belmont Bruins have won three straight home games.
The Racers are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games and 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Bruins are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games, 24-11 ATS in their last 35 Thursday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The over is 8-1 in Racers last 9 road games. The under is 4-1 in Bruins last 5 home games.
The Murray State Racers haven't lost a game in a while, but their production drops quite a bit on the road and they've failed to cover two of the three games they've been an underdog. The Belmont Bruins have covered six of their eight home games where they win by an average of 26.1 points and shoot 48.6 percent from the field. Both of these teams are playing impressive ball, but Belmont at home is tough to bet against.