Planning on watching today’s Redhawks and Lions game? Catch the action at Hyland Arena in Saint Charles, MO, as the Lions hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 138.5 points, and Lindenwood is favored by -3 vs. Southeast Missouri State in a Ohio Valley conference matchup.
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS VS LINDENWOOD LIONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Southeast Missouri State Redhawks +3
This game will be played at Hyland Arena at 8:30 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.
WHY BET THE SOUTHEAST MISSOURI STATE REDHAWKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Redhawks.
- Not only will Southeast Missouri State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.
Can The Redhawks Secure a Win at Saint Charles?
So far this season, Southeast Missouri State has struggled on the road, going 0-10. Their average margin of defeat in those games is -18.1 points per game. The Redhawks are coming off a 66-61 loss to Little Rock and have lost two straight games.
For the season, Southeast Missouri State is just 7-14, including a 2-6 record in Ohio Valley Conference play. They have gone 5-8 in non-conference games, compared to 3-4 at home.
Against the spread, Southeast Missouri State has a record of 5-12 this season. On the road, the Redhawks are 3-7 vs. the spread, and their last 10 road ATS mark is 3-7. As the underdog, SEMO is 4-9 vs. the spread this year, and their last 10 underdog ATS record is 4-6.
So far this season, the over/under record for Southeast Missouri State is 6-11 and today’s line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (147.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 122 points compared to their season average of 141.4 points per game. In their last three games, the over/under record is 0-3 and over their last five games, the OU record is 0-5.
The Southeast Missouri State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 61 points vs. Little Rock. Overall their field goal percentage was 41.7% while connecting on 8 threes. Rob Martin is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 11.6. Meanwhile, Aquan Smart also brings a PPG average of 9.5 into the game.
In terms of defense, Southeast Missouri State is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 73.3 points per game. So far, the Southeast Missouri State defense is giving up an average of 7.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.5 times per game (622nd).
Will Lindenwood Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?
After losing their last five games, Lindenwood will be looking to turn things around as they host Southeast Missouri State. On the season, the Lions have gone 7-14, including a 1-7 mark in Ohio Valley Conference play.
So far, Lindenwood has gone 0-5 at home, and they are currently on a five-game losing streak at home. Over their last 10 games at home, they have gone 5-5.
As the favorite this season, Lindenwood has an ATS record of 0-1. At home, their ATS mark is 1-4, and their last 3 home ATS record is 0-3. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Lions have gone 0-1-1 vs. the spread.
On the season, the over/under record for Lindenwood games is 7-11 and today’s over/under line of 138.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games of 140.6. So far this year, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 145 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2.
In their recent matchup, the Lindenwood offense ended with 67 points against UT Martin. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 37.7% and made 6 threes. In terms of offense, the Lions have a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, putting them 348th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 396th in percentage and 356th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the Lindenwood defense is giving up an average of 72.6 points per contest. Lindenwood’s three-point defense is currently 100th in the country at 6.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.2% of their shots vs. Lindenwood.