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Eastern Kentucky Colonels Battle vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Colonels in Eastern Kentucky at Paul S. McBrayer Arena on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Jacksonville State Gamecocks before tip-off in this one found them as 8.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels sit at 11-9 (8-6-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Jacksonville State Gamecocks are currently 7-14 (8-7 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Eastern Kentucky is 5-10 OU, and Jacksonville State is 6-8-1 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 247-ranked Eastern Kentucky Colonels and the No. 129-rated Jacksonville State Gamecocks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Eastern Kentucky's No. 246-rated squad against Jacksonville State's No. 238-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Eastern Kentucky rates No. 46 in the country with 8.55 per game, while their foes tonight, the Jacksonville State Gamecocks rank No. 71 nationally with 7.95 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The battle between the Gamecocks and Skyhawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Tennessee-Martin was handed a 82-60 defeat on Saturday at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

The Colonels wasted a 28-point performance from Nick Mayo in losing to SIU Edwardsville 67-65 on Saturday at Vadalabene Center.

Betting Trends
  • Jacksonville State is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • Jacksonville State is 1-21 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Jacksonville State's last 6 games on the road
  • Jacksonville State is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Eastern Kentucky's last 7 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 5 games at home
  • Eastern Kentucky is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing Jacksonville State

Next Betting Matchups

Jacksonville State at Morehead State, Saturday, January 23rd
Eastern Kentucky at Tennessee Tech, Saturday, January 23rd