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Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels College Basketball Betting Preview

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Thursday when they play host to the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars at Paul S. McBrayer Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars were listed as 7-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars have watched them go 5-10 and 5-6 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Eastern Kentucky Colonels are at 7-9 and 6-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 4-8, while the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars have a 4-6-1 mark.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at No. 314 and the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars at No. 320 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Kentucky has the nation's No. 146-rated offensive output, at 74.38 PPG. The visiting Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars defense ranks No. 203 allowing on average 75.07 PPG. The Colonels FG% has averaged 42.12% so far, more than the Eastern Kentucky Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.87% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jalen Henry scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 72-66 to Tennessee Tech at Vadalabene Center on Saturday).

The Colonels were hammered by Southeast Missouri State on Saturday, losing by a 81-48 final at Show Me Center in college basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
  • Eastern Kentucky is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Eastern Kentucky is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Southern Illinois-Edwardsville
  • Eastern Kentucky is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Southern Illinois-Edwardsville

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Morehead State, Saturday, January 7th
Eastern Kentucky at Eastern Illinois, Saturday, January 7th

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