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SIU Edwardsville Cougars take on Colonels in NCAA basketball test

SIU Edwardsville CougarsEastern Kentucky Colonels
Jan 5, 7:00 PM | Paul S. McBrayer Arena

SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds

4-7TEAM RECORD11-3

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Eastern Kentucky and SIU Edwardsville on Saturday, with the host Colonels trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Eastern Kentucky will face the 4-7 Cougars, who own a 3-4 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Colonels are 1-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Cougars are 2-4 favoring the OVER.

View SIU Edwardsville vs Eastern Kentucky Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Colonels in this one found them listed as 12-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Cougars was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 231 (Colonels) and the No. 288 (Cougars) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 74-62 result in favor of the Colonels has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cougars rank No. 306 in NCAA Division 1 with 31.2 per game. That compares with Eastern Kentucky’s No. 343 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Eastern Kentucky is college basketball's No. 15-ranked team at 8.8 per game, while the Cougars rate No. 128 with 6.5 per game.

Defensively, SIU Edwardsville features the nation's No. 149-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.3 points per game. Eastern Kentucky, meanwhile, comes in at No. 84 nationally in scoring at home.

SIU Edwardsville lost its last outing, a 68-64 result against Morehead State on January 3. They covered in that game as a 11-point underdog. Maurice Wiltz scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 68-64 to Morehead State at Ellis Johnson Arena on Thursday).

In their last action, Eastern Kentucky was a 65-54 winner at home against Eastern Illinois. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. The Colonels grabbed a 65-54 win over the Panthers on Thursday, behind a 13-point effort from Mike DiNunno at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

SIU Edwardsville Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-3
Before playing Jacksonville State are 1-1
After playing Morehead State are 3-1
After a loss are 6-4

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Murray State are 8-2
After playing Eastern Illinois are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Cougars at Colonels trends to consider:
SIU Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Eastern Kentucky is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games

Next up:
SIU Edwardsville home to Jacksonville State, Thursday, January 10
Eastern Kentucky at Murray State, Wednesday, January 9

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