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Nov 12, 4:00 PM | Winthrop Coliseum

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Winthrop Eagles Odds

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Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Winthrop Coliseum Saturday as host Winthrop looks to handle the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in NCAAB action.

The Eagles bring a 0-0 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 0-1 Colonels, who are 1-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Winthrop go 0-0 so far and the Colonels go 1-0.

View Eastern Kentucky vs Winthrop Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 89-ranked Eagles and the No. 267-rated Colonels in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 36-26 win for the Eagles on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Winthrop's No. 234 nationally ranked offense (0 points per game) against a Colonels defense that sits as the No. 292 at 76 PPG. The Eagles have been averaging 0% from the field, less than the Colonels have managed so far this season (40% on average).

Defensively, Eastern Kentucky features the nation's No. 300-rated defense on the road, allowing 76 points per game. Winthrop, meanwhile, comes in at No. 136 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Eastern Kentucky, they were a 76-66 loser as they battled Mississippi State on the road. They covered in the match as a 16.5-point underdog. The Colonels endured a 76-66 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Monday, despite a 13-point effort from Joshua Jones at Humphrey Coliseum.

Winthrop lost its last outing, a 78-73 result against VMI on March 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 3-point underdog. Charles Corbin scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 78-73 to VMI at Cameron Hall on Tuesday).

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Presbyterian are 1-0
After playing Mississippi State are 0-1
After a loss are 4-6

A few Colonels at Eagles trends to consider:
Eastern Kentucky is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road

Next up:
Eastern Kentucky at Presbyterian, Monday, November 14
Winthrop at Virginia, Tuesday, November 15

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