UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Betting Odds

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The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (14-16, 8-9 OVC) and UT Martin Skyhawks (9-21, 4-13 OVC) will clash at Show Me Center to bring the regular season to an end. Tip-off is set for 5:15 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Betting Preview

In the Skyhawks last game, they fell to the Morehead State Eagles, 70-53. UT Martin’s Terrence Parker finished with 12 points and 20 rebounds in the contest. Morehead State did a great job of converting from the free throw line (21-26; 80.8 percent). UT Martin, on the other hand, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 36.1 (above their season average of 29.4).

The Redhawks are trying to rebound after their 91-88 loss to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in their last outing. Denzel Mahoney was the games leading scorer with 26 points on 8-for-15 shooting. Eastern Kentucky had a turnover percentage of 9.9 (better than their season average of 16.5). Southeast Missouri State, meanwhile, was lights out from beyond the arc (16-27; 59.3 percent).

The high-octane offense of Southeast Missouri State will square off against the mid-tier defense of UT Martin. The Redhawks currently rank 70th in offensive efficiency, while the Skyhawks are 244th in defensive efficiency. The Redhawks should have the advantage on that side of the ball.

Ledarrius Brewer has been outstanding over the last five games for Southeast Missouri State, averaging 20.2 points and 1.2 steals per game.

These teams have already met once this season. The Redhawks won 81-77. Southeast Missouri State’s 0.200 free throw rate was their largest advantage over UT Martin, who had a rate of 0.119. DelFincko Bogan was a top player in the game with 12 points, nine assists and five rebounds.

UT Martin Skyhawks vs. Southeast Missouri State Redhawks Free Prediction

Free Prediction: SU Winner – UT Martin, ATS Winner – UT Martin, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • The Redhawks average 13.6 assists per game, which ranks 146th in the NCAA. The Skyhawks rank 266th in assists allowed per game (17.0).
  • UT Martin ranks 163rd in rebounds per game (35.1) while Southeast Missouri State ranks 268th (32.2).
  • Southeast Missouri State ranks 99th in three pointers attempted per game (23.5) while UT Martin ranks 281st in three pointers allowed per game (27.8).
  • The Redhawks rank 21st in steals allowed per game (5.0) while the Skyhawks rank 163rd (6.9).
  • UT Martin ranks 26th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while Southeast Missouri State ranks 155th (4.0).

Betting Trends:

  • The Redhawks have outscored opponents by an average of 5.8 points in their last five games. For the season, Southeast Missouri State has been defeated by an average of 1.7 points.
  • During their last five games, the Skyhawks have scored an average of 65.2 points per game (3.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 70.8 points per game (2.1 below their season average).