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Austin Peay Governors visit SIU Edwardsville Cougars in NCAA College Basketball Betting

Austin Peay takes to the basketball court against SIU Edwardsville on Thursday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Vadalabene Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the SIU Edwardsville Cougars as 2-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Austin Peay Governors vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 6-21 and 14-11 ATS SIU Edwardsville Cougars will face the 12-17 Austin Peay Governors, who own a 9-14-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the SIU Edwardsville Cougars are 13-12 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Austin Peay Governors are 14-10.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 240-ranked SIU Edwardsville Cougars and the No. 216-rated Austin Peay Governors in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and SIU Edwardsville has the nation's No. 245-rated offensive output, at 65.33 PPG. The visiting Austin Peay Governors defense ranks No. 214 allowing on average 75.76 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 39.71% so far, less than the SIU Edwardsville Governors marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Governors endured a 76-60 loss at the hands of the Racers on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Josh Robinson at Winfield Dunn Center.

SIU Edwardsville got 17 points from Carlos Anderson but lost anyway, 68-51, to Tennessee-Martin on Saturday at Skyhawk Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Austin Peay is 2-9-1 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Austin Peay is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Austin Peay's last 6 games
  • Austin Peay is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • SIU Edwardsville is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of SIU Edwardsville's last 5 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home

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