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Austin Peay Governors vs Colonels College Hoops Game Preview

Austin Peay GovernorsEastern Kentucky Colonels
Feb 20, 7:00 PM | Paul S. McBrayer Arena

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.

View Austin Peay vs Eastern Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
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

Next up:
Austin Peay at Liberty, Saturday, February 23
Eastern Kentucky at Valparaiso, Saturday, February 23