The Texas A&M-CC Islanders (23-10) and the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (19-16) will meet on Tuesday with a spot in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament bracket up for grabs. This First Four matchup starts at 6:40 PM on truTV.
Tuesday’s matchup between the Islanders and the Redhawks features the Islanders as small 3-point favorites. The matchup’s over/under is 158.
Texas A&M-CC vs. Southeast Missouri State Odds
Point Spread for Texas A&M-CC vs. Southeast Missouri State
The spread for this matchup is set at 3 points, with bookmakers listing Texas A&M-CC as the favorite.
Texas A&M-CC vs. Southeast Missouri State Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Texas A&M-CC has -165 odds to pick up the win, while Southeast Missouri State is listed at +138 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 158 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
- Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
- TV Channel: truTV
- Location: Dayton, Ohio
- Arena: UD Arena
Texas A&M-CC vs. Southeast Missouri State Betting Trends
In Texas A&M-CC’s 29 games this season, it has 17 wins against the spread. The Islanders have come away with 17 wins in the 23 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Texas A&M-CC has gone over the point total in 54.5% of its opportunities this year (18 times over 33 games with a set point total).
Southeast Missouri State has 19 wins against the spread in 33 games this season. The Redhawks have won seven of the 18 games they were listed as the moneyline underdog this season (38.9%). Southeast Missouri State’s games this year have gone over the point total 63.6% of the time (21 out of 33 games with a set point total).
Texas A&M-CC vs. Southeast Missouri State Key Players to Watch
Isaac Mushila puts up a team-best 9.7 rebounds per contest. He is also averaging 14.4 points and 1.2 assists, shooting 54.5% from the floor. Terrion Murdix posts a team-leading 5.4 assists per contest. He is also putting up 13.4 points and 4.3 rebounds, shooting 48.9% from the field. Trey Tennyson leads the Islanders with 15.7 points per contest and 1.2 assists, while also putting up 2.4 rebounds. Jalen Jackson is putting up 7 points, 2.9 assists and 2.9 rebounds per game.
Southeast Missouri State
Chris Harris gets the Redhawks 15.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest. He also averages 1 steal and 0.1 blocked shots. Aquan Smart is averaging 7.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game, making 36.3% of his shots from the floor. Dylan Branson gives the Redhawks 6.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest. He also posts 0.9 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Texas A&M-CC Islanders
The Islanders own a top-25 offense this season, ranking 17th-best in college basketball with 80.4 points per game. Defensively, they rank 254th with 72.5 points allowed per contest. This year, Texas A&M-CC is pulling down 33.7 boards per game (62nd-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 30.7 rebounds per contest (151st-ranked).
With 7.8 three-pointers per game, Texas A&M-CC ranks 126th in the nation. It owns a 36.8% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 49th in college basketball. The Islanders are allowing 8 three-pointers per game (275th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while allowing a 33.1% three-point percentage (127th-ranked).
The Islanders are 7-2-1 against the spread and 9-1 overall in their past 10 games. In its past 10 games, Texas A&M-CC has gone over the total five times. On offense, Texas A&M-CC has had a hard time putting the ball in the basket over its last 10 games, scoring 80.1 points per contest over that span as opposed to the 80.4 it has racked up over the course of this year. Texas A&M-CC has been more stingy on defense lately, allowing 70.1 points per game during its last 10 contests compared to the 72.5 points per game its opponents average on the 2022-23 season.
What you need to know about the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks
On offense the Redhawks are the 44th-ranked squad in college basketball (77.7 points per game). On defense they are 327th (76 points conceded per game). Southeast Missouri State grabs 32.5 rebounds per game and give up 33.8 boards, ranking 129th and 325th, respectively, in the nation.
Southeast Missouri State makes 7.9 3-pointers per game and shoots 32.7% from beyond the arc, ranking 116th and 262nd, respectively, in the nation. The Redhawks are 177th in the country in 3-pointers conceded (7.2 per game) and 245th in 3-point percentage defensively (34.7%).
The Redhawks have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 6-4 overall over their past 10 contests. Six of Southeast Missouri State’s last 10 outings have hit the over. Over its last 10 games, Southeast Missouri State is scoring 79.6 points per contest, 1.9 more than its season average (77.7). The Redhawks are surrendering 78 points per game over their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 76 points allowed.
Texas A&M-CC vs. Southeast Missouri State Prediction & Pick
Our prediction to win this matchup is Texas A&M-CC, and we predict that Texas A&M-CC will cover the spread (Texas A&M-CC -3). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 158 points.
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