Betting on today’s Trojans and Redhawks game? Catch the action at Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, MO, as the Redhawks hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. In this Ohio Valley matchup, Little Rock is favored bt -8.5 vs. Southeast Missouri State. The over/under for the game is 149.5 points.


The Pick: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks +8.5

This game will be played at Show Me Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, February 22nd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Redhawks.
  • Not only will Southeast Missouri State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +8.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can the Trojans Pull Off a Road Win?

Today, Little Rock will face Southeast Missouri State in their 28th game of the season. Their current record is 16-11. In away games, the Trojans are 5-7 while they are 11-4 at home. Little Rock has a winning record against the spread at 15-12. In their last ten games, Little Rock is a perfect 5-0 vs. the spread.

Little Rock comes in with an over/under record of 13-14-0 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 152 points per game so far. The Trojans’ last five games have culminated with an average of 130 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.

In their latest game, Little Rock’s offense looked good, scoring 80 points against Southern Indiana. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 48.3% and made 17/21 free throws. Leading the team in scoring was Jamir Chaplin with 22 points. Makhel Mitchell also added 18 points for the Trojans.

At this time, the Trojans’ defense is positioned 244th in the country, permitting 74.8 points per game. Little Rock’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Southern Indiana offense to knock down 48% of their shots on their way to putting up 62 points.

Can the Redhawks Pull Off a Home Win?

Today, the Redhawks of Southeast Missouri State will face off against Little Rock with a record of 8-19. On the road, Southeast Missouri State has yet to win a game, going 0-13, while they are 4-6 at home this season. Southeast Missouri State has a current ATS record of 8-15 heading into today’s game. In their last ten games this season, Southeast Missouri State is 3-2 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Southeast Missouri State have had an average of 141 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144.5 points. Their over/under record is 9-13-1. The Redhawks have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 146 points per game.

The Southeast Missouri State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 76 points vs. SIUE. Overall their field goal percentage was 48.4% while connecting on 7 threes. Offensively, the Redhawks hold a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, placing them 336th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 355th in terms of percentage and 284th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Redhawks’ defense is ranked 203rd in the country at 73.1 points per contest. Against SIUE in their most recent game, the Southeast Missouri State defense gave up a total of 80 points while allowing SIUE to hit 44% of their shots.