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SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Betting Matchup Report

Eastern Kentucky ColonelsSIU Edwardsville Cougars
Feb 4, 8:00 PM | Vadalabene Center

Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs SIU Edwardsville Cougars Odds

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College hoops betting interest focuses on the SIU Edwardsville vs Eastern Kentucky battle Saturday at Vadalabene Center as the Cougars look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

SIU Edwardsville battles the Colonels, currently sitting with a 13-11 mark (10-7 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 8-8 for the Cougars and 8-8 for the Colonels.

View Eastern Kentucky vs SIU Edwardsville Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Cougars as 4-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 245-rated Eastern Kentucky taking on the No. 311-rated Cougars in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 67-60 win for the Colonels on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature SIU Edwardsville's No. 285-rated squad against Eastern Kentucky's No. 339-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, SIU Edwardsville rates No. 154 in the country with 6.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 86 nationally with 7.1 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Kentucky owns the country's No. 85-rated mark, allowing 66.1 points per game on the highway. SIU Edwardsville, on the other hand, rates No. 272 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Eastern Kentucky, they were a 47-43 winner as they battled Eastern Illinois on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point underdog. Eastern Kentucky got 12 points from Joshua Jones en route to a 47-43 victory over Eastern Illinois on Thursday at Lantz Arena.

In their last action, SIU Edwardsville was a 61-53 winner at home against Morehead State. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Cougars grabbed a 61-53 win over the Eagles on Thursday, behind a 20-point effort from Mark Yelovich at Vadalabene Center.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Eastern Illinois are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

SIU Edwardsville Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-3
Before playing SE Missouri State are 3-1
After playing Morehead State are 1-1
After a win are 2-8

A few Colonels at Cougars trends to consider:
Eastern Kentucky is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
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

Next up:
Eastern Kentucky home to Mid-Continent, Tuesday, February 7
SIU Edwardsville home to SE Missouri State, Saturday, February 11