Austin Peay Governors vs Colonels College Hoops Game Preview
Austin Peay Governors vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the Austin Peay Governors pay a visit to Paul S. McBrayer Arena on the college basketball betting menu.
Supporters of the Governors have watched them go 7-20 and 13-10-1 ATS on the year, while the Colonels are at 21-6 and 10-7-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Colonels are 9-7-1, while the Governors have a 12-7 mark.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Colonels as 14.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 136-rated Colonels and the No. 241-ranked Governors, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 81-67 result in favor of the Colonels.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Eastern Kentucky's No. 46-ranked offense, averaging 73.6 PPG, against a Governors defense that ranks No. 334 at 75.4 PPG. The Colonels field goal percentage has averaged 47.7% so far, more than the Governors marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Austin Peay owns the country's No. 322-rated mark, allowing 77.5 points per game on the highway. Eastern Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 51 in scoring at home.
Austin Peay was an 83-71 winner in its last match on the road against SIU Edwardsville. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. Austin Peay got 21 points from Anthony Campbell en route to an 83-71 victory over SIU Edwardsville on Saturday at Vadalabene Center.
Eastern Kentucky was an 80-67 winner in its last match at home against Jacksonville State. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The Colonels grabbed an 80-67 win over the Gamecocks on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Glenn Cosey at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
Austin Peay Governors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
After playing SIU Edwardsville are 1-1
After a win are 3-7
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
After playing Jacksonville State are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few Governors at Colonels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Austin Peay's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Austin Peay's last 6 games when playing on the road against Eastern Kentucky
Austin Peay is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Eastern Kentucky
Austin Peay is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Eastern Kentucky is 15-1 SU in its last 16 games at home
Eastern Kentucky is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Austin Peay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 6 games when playing at home against Austin Peay
Austin Peay at Liberty, Saturday, February 23
Eastern Kentucky at Valparaiso, Saturday, February 23