Two hot teams hit the court when the Belmont Bruins (12-3, 3-0 OVC) host the Murray State Racers (13-2, 3-0 OVC) on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET. The Racers are 6-point underdogs and will attempt to keep their eight-game win streak going against the Bruins, who have won eight straight. The point total for the matchup is set at 149.5.
Belmont vs. Murray State Predictions
Belmont vs. Murray State Betting Odds
Belmont vs. Murray State Last 10 Games
- Belmont is 9-1 overall and 6-4-0 against the spread over its last 10 contests.
- Belmont and its opponents have combined to hit the over in five of those 10 games.
- The last 10 Bruins games averaged 150.1 total points, 0.6 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
- Across their last 10 games, the Bruins have scored 1.4 more points per contest compared to their season-long scoring average.
- Murray State is 9-1 overall and 7-2-0 against the spread over its past 10 contests.
- Murray State’s last 10 games saw five hit the over.
- The past 10 Racers games averaged 6.2 fewer points (143.3) than this matchup’s over/under.
- In the last 10 games, the Racers are scoring 79.3 points per game compared to their 83.4 season average.
Belmont vs. Murray State Betting Trends
- Belmont is 9-7-1 against the spread this season.
- The Bruins have an ATS record of 6-2-1 when playing as at least 6-point favorites.
- Belmont games have finished with a final combined score above the over/under eight times out of 18 chances this season.
- The Bruins average 80.5 points per game, 15.1 more points than the 65.4 the Racers allow.
- When Belmont puts up more than 65.4 points, it is 9-2-1 against the spread and 11-1 overall.
- Murray State has put together a record of 9-3-0 against the spread this year.
- The Racers are a perfect 2-0 ATS when playing as at least 6-point underdogs.
- Games involving Murray State have hit the over six times out of 13 chances this year.
- The Racers put up an average of 83.4 points per game, 14.0 more points than the 69.4 the Bruins give up.
- Murray State is 7-2 against the spread and 12-0 overall when it scores more than 69.4 points.
Belmont vs. Murray State Over/Under Trends
- This season, eight of Belmont’s 18 games have gone over Saturday’s total of 149.5 points.
- There have been three Murray State games that have finished with a combined score over 149.5 points this season.
- The Bruins average 80.5 points per game against the Racers’ 83.4, totaling 14.4 points over the game’s total of 149.5.
- These two teams surrender a combined 134.8 points per game, 14.7 points less than this contest’s over/under.
- The Bruins have seen a 150.2 average over/under in their games this season, 0.7 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
- Racers games have an over/under of 142.4 points this season, 7.1 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.
Belmont Team Leaders
- Nick Muszynski: 16.5 PTS, 1.9 BLK, 56.3 FG%, 12.5 3PT% (2-for-16)
- Grayson Murphy: 8.5 PTS, 5.7 AST, 2.5 STL, 55.7 FG%, 26.9 3PT% (7-for-26)
- Will Richard: 11.6 PTS, 1.1 STL, 52.7 FG%, 40.7 3PT% (22-for-54)
- Ben Sheppard: 15.9 PTS, 49.2 FG%, 38.3 3PT% (36-for-94)
- Luke Smith: 8.1 PTS, 1.2 STL, 42.3 FG%, 36.6 3PT% (26-for-71)
Murray State Team Leaders
- Tevin Brown: 18.5 PTS, 1.5 STL, 46.7 FG%, 42.4 3PT% (50-for-118)
- K.J. Williams: 16.1 PTS, 8.1 REB, 50.8 FG%, 31.4 3PT% (16-for-51)
- Justice Hill: 12.4 PTS, 46.6 FG%, 42 3PT% (29-for-69)
- Trae Hannibal: 9.8 PTS, 1.5 STL, 52.1 FG%, 40 3PT% (2-for-5)
- Damiree Burns: 6.6 PTS, 7.1 REB, 63.1 FG%
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