The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (2-2) and the Montana State Bobcats (2-2) square off in the Cancun Challenge – Mayan Division at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya. Tip-off is set for 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 22, 2017.
Montana State Bobcats vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks ATS Preview
The Bobcats beat the Binghamton Bearcats in their last game, 74-64. Tyler Hall was the games leading scorer with 18 points on 6-for-11 shooting. Montana State dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had a ridiculous free throw rate of 0.385 (above their season average of 0.190) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 45.2 (above their season average of 28.2). For those same stats, Binghamton had marks of 0.191 and 30.8, respectively.
In the Redhawks last matchup, they beat the CSUN Matadors, 74-59. Southeast Missouri State received a boost from Ledarrius Brewer, who was the games leading scorer with 20 points on 6-for-15 shooting. Southeast Missouri States 0.541 effective field goal percentage was their biggest strength over CSUN, who had a rate of 0.379. The Redhawks mark was above their season average of 0.534, while the Matadors was below their season average of 0.517.
Second-chance points could be hard to come by for Southeast Missouri State in this battle. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Redhawks rank 301st in offensive rebounding percentage (25.5 percent), while Montana State ranks 91st in defensive rebounding percentage (72.9 percent).
Montana State Bobcats vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks ATS Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Southeast Missouri State, ATS Winner – Southeast Missouri State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Bobcats rank 116th in assists allowed per game (12.6) while the Redhawks rank 229th (14.1).
- Montana State ranks 245th in blocks per game (2.4) while Southeast Missouri State ranks 273rd (2.1).
- Montana State ranks 133rd in rebounds per game (36.5) while Southeast Missouri State ranks 308th (31.4).
- The Bobcats rank 14th in three pointers attempted per game (26.2) while the Redhawks rank 185th in three pointers allowed per game (21.6).
- Southeast Missouri State ranks 46th in steals per game (7.4) while Montana State ranks 189th (5.8).