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Valparaiso Crusaders vs Missouri State Bears 03/05/2021 Basketball Betting, Previews & Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Valparaiso Crusaders vs Missouri State Bears 03/05/2021 – Valparaiso Crusaders will hit the road in this game to square-off against Missouri State Bears from Enterprise Center in St. Louis, Missouri. The Crusaders are holding the seventh spot in the Missouri Valley Conference play. The Crusaders will enter this game with a winning record, but they have a long way to get on top. As for Missouri State, they are holding the third spot in their conference play. The Bears will enter this game with a losing record. The top sports betting sites are already up with odds for this entertaining game.
Valparaiso Crusaders vs Missouri State Bears 03/05/2021
The Crusaders are holding a 7-11 conference record and are 10-17 with their overall play. In their last game, the Crusaders were able to get past Indiana State with a final score of 70-58. Jacob Ognacevic took the lead for the Crusaders with 19 points against Indiana. The leader in scoring is Ben Krikke with an average of close to 13 points per game. From the rebounding department, Donovan Clay is the leader with close to six boards. When it comes to assists, Daniel Sackey has taken the lead with 3.5 assists per game.
Players to watch: B. Krikke F (GP 27 MIN 28.2 PTS 12.3 REB 4.2 AST 1 STL 0.6 BLK 0.8 TO 1.2 FG% 52.3 FT% 79.1),D. Clay G (GP 27 MIN 32.3 PTS 10.1 REB 5.5 AST 2.2 STL 0.8 BLK 1.3 TO 2.4 FG% 39.8 FT% 68.1), N. Robinson G (GP 8 MIN 24.5 PTS 9.1 REB 3.6 AST 2 STL 1.5 BLK 0.5 TO 1.8 FG% 48 FT% 81.8).
Missouri State Bears
Missouri State Bears are battling at the top three spots as they continue to trail Drake. The Bears are holding a 12-6 conference record and are 16-6 with their overall play. In their last game, the Bears lost against Evansville with a final score of 72-63. Isaiah Mosley is the leading scorer with an average of 20 points per game. From the rebounding department, Gaige Prim has taken the lead with nine boards. The assists leader is Demarcus Sharp with an average of 3.3 assists per game.
Players to watch: I. Mosley F (GP 22 MIN 33.7 PTS 20 REB 6.1 AST 3.3 STL 1.1 BLK 0.1 TO 3.5 FG% 51.2 FT% 84.7), G. Prim F (GP 22 MIN 29 PTS 16.8 REB 9 AST 3.2 STL 1.2 BLK 1.1 TO 2.5 FG% 62.9 FT% 73.5), J. Black G (GP 22 MIN 31.1 PTS 9.9 REB 3.1 AST 1.6 STL 0.5 BLK 0.1 TO 1.5 FG% 39.4 FT% 75).
Valparaiso Crusaders vs Missouri State Bears Betting Predictions
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Valparaiso’s last 9 games.
Missouri State Bears
Missouri State is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
Valparaiso Crusaders vs Missouri State Bears Betting Picks
This is an important Missouri Valley Tournament and there is no better team to hold the NCAAB latest odds and predictions other than Missouri. Valparaiso is way behind the Bears and they will not stand a chance with their weak defense.
Moneyline: +280 is the allocated ML for the Crusaders and -360 is the allocated ML for the Bears.
Spread: Look for a spread of +8 (-107) for Valparaiso and -8 (-107) for Missouri.
Totals: The total will go over 134 (-107) for Valparaiso and the same will go under for the Bears.
Score Prediction: 75-62, Bears win.