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Morehead State Eagles take on Governors in college basketball test

Morehead State EaglesAustin Peay Governors
Feb 15, 8:00 PM | Winfield Dunn Center

Morehead State Eagles vs Austin Peay Governors Odds

14-13TEAM RECORD9-18

The Austin Peay Governors will hit the floor running against the visiting Morehead State Eagles Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 14-13 and 9-14 ATS on the year, while the Governors are at 9-18 and 7-14-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Governors are 13-9, while the Eagles have a 7-16 mark.

View Morehead State vs Austin Peay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Governors as 5.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Governors - Eagles odds would favor the Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Austin Peay is rated No. 287 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Morehead State is at No. 227. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 67-62 win for the Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Eagles is ranked No. 308 in NCAA hoops at 31.1 per game. Contrast that with Austin Peay’s No. 237 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Austin Peay is the No. 337-ranked team in the country at 4 per game, while Morehead State rates No. 116 at 6.7 per game.

Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 68-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Austin Peay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 118 nationally in scoring at home.

Morehead State was a 58-45 winner in its last match on the road against Eastern Kentucky. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. Morehead State got 12 points from Marsell Holden en route to a 58-45 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Last time out for Austin Peay, they were an 82-63 loser as they battled Murray State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 10.5-point underdog. Alton Williams scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Governors to a win (they lost 82-63 to Murray State at CFSB Center on Saturday).

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Bowling Green are 2-0
After playing Eastern Kentucky are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Austin Peay Governors Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing Murray State are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Eagles at Governors trends to consider:
Morehead State is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Austin Peay
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Austin Peay's last 8 games when playing Morehead State
Austin Peay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Austin Peay is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Morehead State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Austin Peay's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Morehead State at Bowling Green, Saturday, February 18
Austin Peay home to Youngstown State, Saturday, February 18

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