Lindenwood Lions (7-10, 2-2 OVC) at Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (7-10, 2-2 OVC)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Thursday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Southeast Missouri State -8.5; over/under is 144.5
BOTTOM LINE: Phillip Russell and the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks host Chris Childs and the Lindenwood Lions in OVC action Thursday.
The Redhawks are 3-2 in home games. Southeast Missouri State is seventh in the OVC with 8.5 offensive rebounds per game led by Kobe Clark averaging 2.7.
The Lions are 2-2 in OVC play. Lindenwood is 1-4 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams in conference play.
TOP PERFORMERS: Russell is shooting 40.0% and averaging 16.4 points for the Redhawks. Chris Harris is averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Southeast Missouri State.
Childs is scoring 14.5 points per game with 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists for the Lions. Keenon Cole is averaging 11.8 points over the last 10 games for Lindenwood.
LAST 10 GAMES: Redhawks: 2-8, averaging 74.8 points, 29.5 rebounds, 14.5 assists, 6.1 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 42.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 82.7 points per game.
Lions: 4-6, averaging 67.1 points, 33.7 rebounds, 12.0 assists, 6.9 steals and 2.7 blocks per game while shooting 42.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.7 points.
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