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SE Missouri State Redhawks @ SIUE Cougars

Current Records: SE Missouri State 8-18, SIUE 14-12

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The SE Missouri State Redhawks and the SIUE Cougars will face off in an Ohio Valley clash at 4:30 p.m. ET on February 17th at First Community Arena. SE Missouri State is no doubt hoping to put an end to a 16-game streak of away losses dating back to last season.

Last Thursday, things could have been worse for the Redhawks, but they could have been a whole lot better as they took a 75-57 loss to the Panthers.

Meanwhile, SIUE had to suffer through a three-game losing streak, but that streak is no more. They blew past the Lions, posting a 91-63 win at home. Winning is a bit easier when your shooting is a whole 15.7% better than the opposition, as SIUE's was.

The Redhawks have not been sharp recently as the team's lost six of their last seven matches, which put a noticeable dent in their 8-18 record this season. As for the Cougars, their win bumped their record up to 14-12.

SE Missouri State will be fighting an uphill battle on Saturday as the experts have pegged them as the 11.5-point underdog. There could be an interesting gambling play in this one: they are only 6-17-1 against the spread overall, but they're a solid 6-3 ATS vs. SIUE across their last nine meetings.

SE Missouri State beat the Cougars 52-47 when the teams last played back in January. The rematch might be a little tougher for SE Missouri State since the team won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


SIUE is a big 11.5-point favorite against SE Missouri State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 11.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is 141.5 points.

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Series History

SE Missouri State has won 7 out of their last 10 games against SIUE.

  • Jan 20, 2024 - SE Missouri State 52 vs. SIUE 47
  • Feb 25, 2023 - SIUE 93 vs. SE Missouri State 78
  • Dec 31, 2022 - SE Missouri State 82 vs. SIUE 73
  • Feb 07, 2022 - SE Missouri State 76 vs. SIUE 47
  • Jan 29, 2022 - SE Missouri State 85 vs. SIUE 77
  • Feb 27, 2021 - SE Missouri State 69 vs. SIUE 63
  • Jan 28, 2021 - SE Missouri State 64 vs. SIUE 62
  • Feb 15, 2020 - SE Missouri State 75 vs. SIUE 71
  • Jan 23, 2020 - SIUE 84 vs. SE Missouri State 65
  • Jan 24, 2019 - SIUE 87 vs. SE Missouri State 86