Murray State faces Valparaiso after Perry’s 20-point game

Valparaiso Beacons (11-19, 5-14 MVC) at Murray State Racers (15-14, 10-9 MVC)

Murray, Kentucky; Sunday, 4 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Murray State -5.5; over/under is 145.5

BOTTOM LINE: Murray State hosts the Valparaiso Beacons after Rob Perry scored 20 points in Murray State’s 84-69 loss to the Missouri State Bears.

The Racers have gone 10-2 in home games. Murray State has a 5-9 record in games decided by at least 10 points.

The Beacons have gone 5-14 against MVC opponents. Valparaiso has a 1-3 record in games decided by 3 points or fewer.

TOP PERFORMERS: Perry is averaging 14.4 points for the Racers. Jacobi Wood is averaging 1.5 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Murray State.

Nick Edwards is averaging 7.3 points, five assists and 1.5 steals for the Beacons. Ben Krikke is averaging 19.0 points and 5.6 rebounds while shooting 54.8% over the past 10 games for Valparaiso.

LAST 10 GAMES: Racers: 5-5, averaging 69.4 points, 28.4 rebounds, 11.3 assists, 5.4 steals and 2.0 blocks per game while shooting 43.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 78.5 points per game.

Beacons: 3-7, averaging 71.1 points, 31.8 rebounds, 14.5 assists, 5.6 steals and 3.3 blocks per game while shooting 45.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.4 points.


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