SE Missouri State Redhawks @ PFW Mastodons
Current Records: SE Missouri State 3-6, PFW 9-1
How To Watch
- When: Saturday, December 9, 2023 at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum -- Fort Wayne, Indiana
- Follow: CBS Sports App
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What to Know
SE Missouri State has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They will square off against the PFW Mastodons at 7:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Both teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous matches.
Winning is just a little bit easier when you work as a team to post 17 more assists than your opponent, a fact SE Missouri State proved on Wednesday. They blew past the Hornets, posting a 95-45 victory at home.
Meanwhile, PFW waltzed into Wednesday's match with three straight wins but they left with four. They came out on top against the Screaming Eagles by a score of 70-57.
The Redhawks' win bumped their record up to 3-6. As for the Mastodons, their victory bumped their record up to 9-1.
SE Missouri State is hoping to beat the odds on Saturday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. Bettors picking them against the spread have some confidence (to put it mildly), as the team is sitting on a five-game streak of failing to cover when playing as the underdog.
This contest is one where the number of possessions is likely to be a big factor: SE Missouri State have been smashing the glass this season, having averaged 34.7 rebounds per game. However, it's not like PFW struggles in that department as they've been averaging 31 per game. Given these competing strengths, it'll be interesting to see how their clash plays out. Check back here after the action for a full breakdown and analysis of the contest.
PFW is a big 15.5-point favorite against SE Missouri State, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Mastodons as a 16.5-point favorite.
The over/under is set at 151.5 points.
PFW has won 2 out of their last 3 games against SE Missouri State.
- Dec 07, 2022 - PFW 89 vs. SE Missouri State 68
- Dec 11, 2021 - PFW 78 vs. SE Missouri State 65
- Nov 10, 2019 - SE Missouri State 79 vs. PFW 78