Southern Illinois Salukis face Austin Peay Governors: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats

Southern Illinois Salukis Austin Peay Governors
0-2 November 19, 2013, 08:05 | Winfield Dunn Center 1-1



The Austin Peay Governors will be trying to slam the Southern Illinois Salukis on Tuesday when the teams tip off at Winfield Dunn Center in college betting action.

Austin Peay will face the 0-2 Salukis, who own a 2-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Governors are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Salukis are 1-1 favoring the OVER.

View Southern Illinois Salukis vs Austin Peay Governors Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Austin Peay Governors as -1-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

This game matches up the No. 318 (Governors) and the No. 189 (Salukis) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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In their last action, Southern Illinois was a 76-67 loser at home against Saint Louis. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Southern Illinois suffered a 76-67 loss against Saint Louis on Saturday, getting 18 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing effort at SIU Arena.

Austin Peay was a 95-69 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Memphis. They failed to cover the 22-point spread as underdogs. Austin Peay was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Memphis and falling by a 95-69 score at FedExForum.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Salukis is ranked No. 187 in NCAA hoops at 35 per game. Contrast that with Austin Peay’s No. 164 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Austin Peay is the No. 194-ranked team in the country at 5 per game, while Southern Illinois rates No. 225 at 4 per game.

Next up:
Southern Illinois home to Missouri Rolla, Thursday, November 21st
Austin Peay at Central Michigan, Thursday, November 21st
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