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Eastern Kentucky Colonels Favored by -3 Point Spread Against the SIU Edwardsville Cougars on Saturday

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Vadalabene Center Saturday as the SIU Edwardsville Cougars look to beat the odds vs the Eastern Kentucky Colonels in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the SIU Edwardsville Cougars in this one found them listed as 3-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Colonels was expected to move the line.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

SIU Edwardsville Cougars battles the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, currently sitting with a 11-8 mark (8-5-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 8-7 for the SIU Edwardsville Cougars and 5-9 for the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the SIU Edwardsville Cougars at No. 227 and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at No. 250 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eastern Kentucky Colonels rank No. 241 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 32.16 per game. That compares with SIU Edwardsville’s No. 157 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where SIU Edwardsville is college basketball's No. 229-ranked team at 5.35 per game, while the Eastern Kentucky Colonels rate No. 34 with 8.84 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Eastern Kentucky suffered a 97-85 loss against Eastern Illinois on Thursday, getting 23 points from Nick Mayo in a losing effort at Lantz Arena.

SIU Edwardsville got 40 points from Burak Eslik en route to a 70-67 loss at the hands of SIU Edwardsville on Thursday at Vadalabene Center.

Betting Trends
  • Eastern Kentucky is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Eastern Kentucky's last 6 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 6 games on the road
  • SIU Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of SIU Edwardsville's last 5 games
  • SIU Edwardsville is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • SIU Edwardsville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Eastern Kentucky

Next Betting Matchups

Eastern Kentucky home to Jacksonville State, Thursday, January 21st
SIU Edwardsville at Austin Peay, Thursday, January 21st