Posted: Mar 21, 2019
SIUE Cougars (6-11, 3-3 OVC) vs.
Belmont Bruins (10-10, 5-1 OVC)
E.S. Rose Park
Live Video (ESPN+, Friday and Saturday only)
THE COUGARS come into the weekend with a two-game Ohio Valley Conference winning streak in hand. SIUE earned the series win last weekend at home over Southeast Missouri.
ROAD WARRIORS: The Cougars opened the year on a six-game road trip before hosting UIC in a doubleheader March 1. After four at home this past week, the Cougars are in the midst of a four-game road swing. SIUE is 2-9 on the road this year.
CONFERENCE CALL: SIUE is playing its eighth Ohio Valley Conference season in 2019. Through two series this year, the Cougars are 84-129 all-time in league play. SIUE's best finish was third in 2015 when it was 19-11 in the OVC.
SERIES STUFF: Belmont holds a 14-5 advantage all-time in the series, which includes a Bruins' win at the OVC Tournament. SIUE is just 1-8 against the Bruins in Nashville. Last year SIUE won the series in Edwardsville.