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Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Austin Peay Governors Betting Line and Trends Report

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Cougars of Southern Illinois-Edwardsville hit the hard court against the Governors of Austin Peay.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars in this one, their betting line was listed as 6-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars vs Austin Peay Governors Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 10-13-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Austin Peay Governors are 12-13 ATS. Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars are 9-14-1 on betting the total; Austin Peay Governors are 13-12.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Austin Peay Governors rated this week at No. 286 and the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Cougars sitting at No. 271.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is ranked No. 161 in NCAA basketball at 35.5 per game. Contrast that with Austin Peay's No. 257 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Austin Peay is the No. 153-ranked team in the country at 7.22 per game, while Southern Illinois-Edwardsville rates No. 258 at 4.64 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Burak Eslik scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 84-73 to Murray State at CFSB Center on Thursday).

John Murry went off for 32 points and added 5 rebounds for good measure, leading Austin Peay to a 85-80 win over Eastern Illinois on Thursday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Southern Illinois-Edwardsville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Austin Peay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Austin Peay is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Austin Peay's last 10 games
  • Austin Peay is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Illinois-Edwardsville home to Eastern Illinois, Saturday, February 25th
Austin Peay at Tennessee-Martin, Thursday, February 23rd