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Eastern Illinois Panthers Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Austin Peay Governors

Winfield Dunn Center will host Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Austin Peay Governors action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Austin Peay Governors in this one found them listed as -5.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Panthers was expected to move the line.

Eastern Illinois Panthers vs Austin Peay Governors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Eastern Illinois Panthers will look to cover the spread vs the Austin Peay Governors on Saturday, as the Panthers are 7-11 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Governors are 7-9 ATS. Eastern Illinois is 9-9 against the total, while Austin Peay is 8-8 versus the total betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 210-rated Austin Peay Governors and the No. 225-ranked Eastern Illinois Panthers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Austin Peay's No. 151-ranked scoring average of 73.29 PPG, against a Eastern Illinois Panthers defense rated No. 194 and allowing 74.79 PPG. The Austin Peay Governors FG% has averaged 44.48% to date this season, more than the Eastern Illinois Panthers shooters have managed so far (42.86% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Panthers endured a 68-58 loss at the hands of the Racers on Thursday, despite a 11-point effort from A.J. Riley at CFSB Center.

Josh Robinson went off for 39 points and added 5 rebounds for good measure, leading Austin Peay to a 90-86 win over SIU Edwardsville on Thursday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Illinois is 6-14 SU in its last 20 games
  • Eastern Illinois is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Eastern Illinois is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Eastern Illinois is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Austin Peay
  • Austin Peay is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Austin Peay is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Austin Peay's last 6 games
  • Austin Peay is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Illinois home to Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, January 28th
Austin Peay at Morehead State, Wednesday, January 27th