Arkansas State Red Wolves home to Austin Peay Governors in NCAA Basketball betting action
Austin Peay Governors vs Arkansas State Red Wolves Odds
ASU Convocation Center will host Arkansas State Red Wolves vs. Austin Peay Governors action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Red Wolves bring a 5-3 record (1-4 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-5 Governors, who are 3-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Arkansas State go 2-1 so far and the Governors go 1-1.
Bettors looking to side with Arkansas State in this one found them as 12-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Red Wolves at No. 145 and the Governors at No. 189 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-70 result in favor of the Red Wolves.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Governors rank No. 161 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.8 per game. That compares with Arkansas State’s No. 124 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Arkansas State is college basketball's No. 72-ranked team at 7.5 per game, while the Governors rate No. 78 with 7.3 per game.
Defensively, Austin Peay features the nation's No. 325-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.8 points per game. Arkansas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 58 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Austin Peay, they were an 83-65 loser as they battled Memphis on the road. They covered in the match as a 27.5-point underdog. Travis Betran went off for 27 points and added 0 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Memphis handed Austin Peay an 83-65 defeat at FedExForum.
Arkansas State won its last outing, a 73-70 result against St. Bonaventure on December 8. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. Brandon Peterson scored 18 points leading the Red Wolves to a 73-70 victory over St. Bonaventure at ASU Convocation Center on Saturday.
Austin Peay Governors Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Lipscomb are 2-1
After playing Memphis are 7-1
After a loss are 5-5
Arkansas State Red Wolves Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Murray State are 4-1
After playing St. Bonaventure are 0-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Governors at Red Wolves trends to consider:
Austin Peay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Austin Peay is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Arkansas State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Arkansas State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Austin Peay home to Lipscomb, Tuesday, December 18
Arkansas State home to Murray State, Wednesday, December 19