Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Towson Tigers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
Towson Tigers vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Eastern Kentucky Colonels try to run the Towson Tigers off the court at Paul S. McBrayer Arena in college hoops action.
The Colonels sport records of 2-0 and 0-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 1-1 and 0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Colonels and 0-0 for the Tigers.
Bettors looking to side with Eastern Kentucky in this one found them as 4.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Colonels, most recently No. 244 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate No. 299 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 96-68 victory for the Colonels.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Eastern Kentucky's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 87 PPG, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 246 at 71 PPG. The Colonels field goal percentage has averaged 53% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.
Defensively, Towson features the nation's No. 209-rated defense on the road, allowing 71 points per game. Eastern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 54 nationally in scoring at home.
Towson was a 75-67 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Radford. Marcus Damas scored 21 points leading the Tigers to a 75-67 victory over Radford at Paul S. McBrayer Arena on Friday.
Eastern Kentucky was an 85-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kennesaw State. Eastern Kentucky earned an 85-71 victory over Kennesaw State on Friday, getting 21 points from Glenn Cosey at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
Towson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-4
After a win are 2-8
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Tigers at Colonels trends to consider:
Towson is 1-24 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Eastern Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Towson home to Kennesaw State, Sunday, November 18
Eastern Kentucky home to Radford, Sunday, November 18