Belmont vs. Austin Peay - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Austin Peay Governors (16-8) at Belmont Bruins (17-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm (Curb Event Center)
The Line: Belmont Bruins -6.5 -- Over/Under: 154
The Austin Peay Governors and Belmont Bruins meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Curb Event Center.
The Austin Peay Governors look for another win after winning 10 of their last 11 games. The Austin Peay Governors are averaging 77.2 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 72.5 points on 47.4 percent shooting. Terry Taylor is averaging 22.7 points and 9.2 rebounds while Jordyn Adams is averaging 16.3 points and 2.2 assists. Antwuan Butler is dishing 3.7 assists and Reginald Gee is grabbing 1.3 rebounds. The Austin Peay Governors are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Austin Peay Governors are allowing 37.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game. The Austin Peay Governors have won four of their last five road games.
The Belmont Bruins look for a statement win after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Belmont Bruins are averaging 81.3 points on 47.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 40.4 percent shooting. Adam Kunkel is averaging 16.9 points and 2.5 rebounds while Nick Muszynski is averaging 15.8 points and 6.8 rebounds. Tyler Scanlon is the third double-digit scorer and Grayson Murphy is grabbing 8.3 rebounds. The Belmont Bruins are shooting 36.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Belmont Bruins are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.4 rebounds per game. The Belmont Bruins have won four straight home games.
Will update with trends once they're released.
The Belmont Bruins are deadly at home where they win by an average of 24.2 points and have covered seven of nine tries. However, the Austin Peay Governors come into this contest playing terrific basketball with wins in 10 of their last 11 games, and they're a very profitable 15-6-1 ATS on the season. The Austin Peay Governors are shooting 46.1 percent from the field and 40 percent from deep in their last five games. I'll take a shot with the free points and a team playing impressive basketball.