Austin Peay at Eastern Kentucky: 3/4/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Eastern Kentucky Colonels (21-6) vs Austin Peay Governors (14-12)
Game Info: Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 10:30 pm (Ford Center)
Betting Odds: Eastern Kentucky Colonels -2.5 -- Over/Under: 155 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Austin Peay Governors and Eastern Kentucky Colonials face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at the Ford Center. This is an Ohio Valley Tournament game.
These two teams have faced off two teams this year and the visiting team was able to win each of the games.
The Austin Peay Governors come into this game with a 14-12 record overall and coming into this game they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against Jacksonville State, the defense really struggled giving up 75 points and that led to the defeat. Austin Peay on the season is averaging 73.2 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.4 points per game. Guard Terry Taylor has been the best player for Austin Peay averaging 21.7 points while shooting 52.3 percent from the field and 28.6 percent from behind the three point line.
On the other side of this matchup is the Eastern Kentucky Colonials who come into this game with a 21-6 record overall. Coming into this game, Eastern Kentucky has won three games in a row and during that stretch they have covered two of the spreads. Eastern Kentucky on the season is averaging 81.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 75.6 points per game. Forward Tre King has been the best player for Eastern Kentucky averaging 15.2 points while shooting 38.3 percent from the field and 31.4 percent from behind the three point line. Tre King has been the best player for Eastern Kentucky averaging 15.2 points while shooting 38.3 percent from the field and 31.4 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 10-3 in Austin Peay’s last 13 games played on Thursday. The over is 7-3 in Austin Peay’s last ten games against Ohio Valley. The over is 14-3 in Eastern Kentucky’s last 17 games against the Ohio Valley.
Eastern Kentucky is the hotter team right now and they are going to find success in this game. Eastern Kentucky will have the strong offense again and come away with the cover of the spread. Eastern Kentucky will come away with a cover of the spread.