UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks ATS Prediction 01/05/19

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The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (5-9, 0-1 OVC) welcome the UT Martin Skyhawks (5-7, 0-1 OVC) to Show Me Center. The Skyhawks look to end a seven-game road losing streak. Action starts at 5:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks ATS Odds

In their last contest, the Redhawks fell to the Saint Louis Billikens, 75-65, while the Skyhawks easily got past the Cumberland University Phoenix, 91-58.

UT Martin dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an effective field goal percentage of 0.593 and a turnover percentage of 16.2. Cumberland University had marks of 0.379 and 24.8, respectively, for those same stats. Southeast Missouri State, on the other hand, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.491 vs. 0.519). Ledarrius Brewer had a solid outing for Southeast Missouri State with 18 points and seven rebounds. Meanwhile, Derek Hawthorne, Jr. played well for UT Martin, recording 14 points, six rebounds and five assists.

This was a highly competitive series last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. The Skyhawks won the most recent contest 72-66. One of UT Martin’s largest advantages was their ability to convert at the free throw line. They were 15-16 (93.8 percent), while the Redhawks were just 10-19 (52.6 percent). This is the first time these teams will battle this year.

Brewer has been solid as of late for Southeast Missouri State, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

Southeast Missouri State could have difficulty getting to the foul line in this battle. The Redhawks rank 343rd in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.150, while UT Martin ranks 28th in FTA rate allowed (0.174).

UT Martin Skyhawks at Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Free Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Southeast Missouri State, ATS Winner – Southeast Missouri State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Southeast Missouri State ranks 37th in three pointers attempted per game (27.1) while UT Martin ranks 201st in three pointers allowed per game (24.9).
  • The Redhawks rank 110th in rebounds per game (37.1) while the Skyhawks rank 228th in rebounds allowed per game (38.5).
  • The Skyhawks rank 27th in steals per game (8.4) while the Redhawks rank 167th (5.3).
  • UT Martin averages 16.6 assists per game, which ranks 34th in the NCAA. Southeast Missouri State ranks 166th in assists allowed per game (14.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Redhawks have scored an average of 72.8 points per game (1.0 above their season average) and allowed an average of 64.4 points per game (8.1 below their season average).
  • The Skyhawks have outscored opponents by an average of 4.0 points in their last five games. On the season, UT Martin has been defeated by an average of 3.2 points.