Austin Peay Governors vs Gardner-Webb Bulldogs Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Austin Peay when they take on the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Moon Palace Resort.
The Bulldogs currently sports a 3-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-0 ATS. The Governors are 2-2 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bulldogs produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Governors have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 158 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Governors, who rate No. 265 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 72-57 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Gardner-Webb has the nation's No. 255-rated offensive output, at 63.3 PPG. The visiting Governors defense ranks No. 308 allowing on average 76.8 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 40.9% so far, less than the Governors marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.6% per game.
Defensively, Austin Peay features the nation's No. 321-rated defense on the road, allowing 86 points per game. Gardner-Webb, meanwhile, comes in at No. 264 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Austin Peay was a 72-71 winner at home against Western Carolina. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Trey Sumler scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Catamounts to a win (they lost 72-71 to Austin Peay at Moon Palace Resort on Tuesday).
In their last action, Gardner-Webb was a 55-43 winner at home against Howard. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. Gardner-Webb got 16 points from Donta Harper en route to a 55-43 victory over Howard on Tuesday at Moon Palace Resort.
Austin Peay home to Berea, Wednesday, November 28
Gardner-Webb at Illinois, Sunday, November 25