The Valparaiso Beacons (11-20, 5-15 MVC) hope to stop a four-game losing streak when they visit the Murray State Racers (16-14, 11-9 MVC) on March 2, 2023 at the Enterprise Center. The competition will air on ESPN+.
On Sunday, Murray State defeated Valparaiso 77-76 in OT led by DJ Burns by 21 points. Ben Krikke was the losing team’s top scorer with 24 points.
When is Murray State vs. Valparaiso and when does it start?
This competition between the Racers and Beacons will take place on Thursday 2nd March 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Where to watch Murray State vs Valparaiso?
The Racers and Beacons will hit the hardwood for this March 2nd matchup at the Enterprise Center and if you want to see the matchup live, get your tickets at Vivid Seats now!
What channel is the game on?
You can watch this game live on ESPN+.
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Murray State Racers vs Valparaiso Beacons match preview
Murray State stats, odds and insights
Murray State’s point difference of -67 (surpassed by 2.2 points per game) is the result of 70.5 points per game (205th place in college basketball) while 72.7 points per competition (258th place in college basketball) were allowed.
The Racers average score of 70.5 is just 3.0 lower than the beacons allow.
Murray State hits 6.1 threes per game (314th in college basketball), 2.6 fewer than their opponents (8.7).
The Racers score 73.6 points per game when playing at home compared to 65.9 points per game when playing away, a difference of 7.7 points per competition.
Murray State has seen a drop in scoring lately, averaging 68.9 points per game in its last 10 competitions, down 1.6 points from the 70.5 it has achieved this year.
Valparaiso stats, odds and insights
Valparaiso’s -121 point spread (beaten by 4.0 points per game) is the result of 69.5 points per game (231st in college basketball) while allowing 73.5 per contest (283rd in college basketball). .
The beacons averaged 69.5 points, just 3.2 fewer than the racers allow.
Valparaiso hits 1.3 fewer threes per game than their opponents, 6.3 (301st in college basketball) compared to their opponent’s 7.6.
The Beacons average 72.5 points per game at home and 67.0 away.
Valparaiso have averaged 71.6 points per competition in their last 10 games, 2.1 more than the season average (69.5).
Racer Key Players to Watch
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Beacons key players to watch
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