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Eastern Kentucky Colonels host North Carolina Central Eagles in college basketball action

North Carolina Central EaglesEastern Kentucky Colonels
Dec 6, 8:00 PM | Paul S. McBrayer Arena

North Carolina Central Eagles vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds

5-3TEAM RECORD4-5

The Colonels will try to cover the spread at Paul S. McBrayer Arena on Tuesday when they get a visit from the North Carolina Central Eagles in college basketball action.

The Colonels sit at 4-5 (3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Eagles are currently 5-3 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Eastern Kentucky is 2-1 OU, and North Carolina Central is 0-0 OU.

View North Carolina Central vs Eastern Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Colonels, most recently No. 201 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Eagles, who rate No. 7 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 96-72 victory for the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 82 in NCAA hoops at 38.2 per game. Contrast that with Eastern Kentucky’s No. 328 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Eastern Kentucky is the No. 33-ranked team in the country at 8.3 per game, while North Carolina Central rates No. 63 at 7.8 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Carolina Central owns the country's No. 329-rated mark, allowing 84.3 points per game on the highway. Eastern Kentucky, on the other hand, rates No. 77 in scoring at home.

In their last action, North Carolina Central was a 65-46 winner at home against North Carolina A&T. North Carolina Central earned a 65-46 victory over North Carolina A&T on Saturday, getting 17 points from Dominique Sutton at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium.

Last time out for Eastern Kentucky, they were a 107-43 winner as they battled Brescia at home. The Colonels blew out Brescia on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 107-43 win at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Georgia Southern are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

A few Eagles at Colonels trends to consider:
Eastern Kentucky is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games

Next up:
North Carolina Central at North Carolina State, Sunday, December 11
Eastern Kentucky home to Georgia Southern, Saturday, December 10

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