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College Basketball Betting - Jacksonville State Gamecocks Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will look to improve on a 8-21 record on Thursday when they host the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Jacksonville State sat as 3-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Jacksonville State Gamecocks are 8-21 overall and 13-10 ATS, while the Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 14-15 and 10-13-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, Jacksonville State boasts a 9-13-1 on the OU, and Eastern Kentucky is 9-15.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at No. 121 and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at No. 210 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Jacksonville State has the nation's No. 215-rated offensive output, at 68.1 PPG. The visiting Eastern Kentucky Colonels defense ranks No. 249 allowing on average 79.55 PPG. The Gamecocks FG% has averaged 40.87% so far, less than the Jacksonville State Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.24% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eastern Kentucky suffered a 86-78 loss against Belmont on Thursday, getting 19 points from Jarelle Reischel in a losing effort at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Jacksonville State got 21 points from Jared Hamilton but lost anyway, 61-46, to Tennessee State on Saturday at Gentry Complex.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Kentucky is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Kentucky's last 7 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • Jacksonville State is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Jacksonville State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Jacksonville State's last 6 games
  • Jacksonville State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech, Saturday, February 27th
Jacksonville State at Morehead State, Saturday, February 27th