Radford Highlanders visit Eastern Kentucky Colonels in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Radford Highlanders vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Paul S. McBrayer Arena Sunday as host Eastern Kentucky looks to handle the Radford Highlanders in NCAA hoops action.
The Highlanders will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 0-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Colonels are 0-1 ATS. Radford is 0-0 against the total, while Eastern Kentucky is 0-0 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 244-ranked Colonels and the No. 316-rated Highlanders in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 88-70 win for the Colonels on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Eastern Kentucky's No. 41-ranked offense, averaging 81.7 PPG, against a Highlanders defense that ranks No. 248 at 70.8 PPG. The Colonels field goal percentage has averaged 48.1% so far, more than the Highlanders marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.9% per game.
Defensively, Radford features the nation's No. 186-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.5 points per game. Eastern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 89 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Radford, they were a 67-58 winner as they battled Kennesaw State on the road. Radford got 19 points from R.J. Price en route to a 67-58 victory over Kennesaw State on Saturday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
Last time out for Eastern Kentucky, they were a 71-69 winner as they battled Towson at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5.5-point favorite. Eastern Kentucky got 17 points from Mike DiNunno en route to a 71-69 victory over Towson on Saturday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Norfolk State are 0-2
After a win are 3-7
A few Highlanders at Colonels trends to consider:
Eastern Kentucky is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Eastern Kentucky is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Radford home to Brevard, Wednesday, November 21
Eastern Kentucky home to Norfolk State, Saturday, November 24