Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Trojans and Redhawks. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Redhawks at Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau, MO. Get ready to place your bets! Little Rock is favored by -8.5 in this Ohio Valley conference contest against Southeast Missouri State. The game’s over/under currently sits at 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.

Will Little Rock Make it Happen on the Road?

As they prepare for their 28th game of the year, the Trojans of Little Rock have a 16-11 overall record. On the road, they have gone 5-7, while at home they have an 11-4 record. Against the spread, Little Rock has a winning record of 15-12. When playing away, the Trojans are 5-7 vs. the spread, while at home they are 10-5 ATS.

So far, Little Rock’s games have averaged 152 points per game with the average over/under line being 152.4 points. The Trojans’ last five games have finished with a combined 130 points per game and an over/under record of 0-5.

In their previous game, the Trojans’ offense finished with 80 points, which is right in line with their current average of 77.2 points per contest. Offensively, the Trojans have a season long field goal percentage of 46%, which is 115th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 220th in percentage and 276th in three-pointers made.

The Trojans’ defense is presently ranked 244th nationally, allowing an average of 74.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Southeast Missouri State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.3%.

Are the Redhawks Ready for a Home Win?

In today’s game against Little Rock, the Southeast Missouri State team comes in with a record of 8-19. So far this season, the Redhawks have gone 0-13 on the road and 4-6 at home. Southeast Missouri State has a subpar ATS record, sitting at 8-15. However, in their previous five games, they are 3-2 vs. the spread.

Southeast Missouri State comes in with an over/under record of 9-13-1 through 27 games, with their games averaging a combined 141 points per game so far. The Redhawks’ last five games have finished with a combined 145 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1-1.

The Southeast Missouri State offense is coming off a game where they scored 76 points against SIUE. They posted a field goal percentage of 48.4% and connected on 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring was Marqueas Bell with 18 points. Josh Earley also added 14 points for the Redhawks.

On the defensive side, Southeast Missouri State is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.1 points per game. In their previous game vs. SIUE, the Cougars finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 80 points vs. Southeast Missouri State.