Murray State Racers vs. Austin Peay Governors - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Austin Peay Governors (10-15) at Murray State Racers (12-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:00 pm (CFSB Center)
The Line: Murray State Racers -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Austin Peay Governors will travel to play the Murray State Racers in an OVC game on Saturday.
The Murray State Racers are 12-11 (6-4) and are coming off of a win against Southeast Missouri State by a score of 78-72. Murray State has won 4 of their last 5 games and is currently tied for 1st in the OVC West standings. Murray State has beaten Eastern Illinois, who is also tied for 1st with them. Murray State is averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 67.8 points per game. Murray State is also averaging 33.3 rebounds per game and 14.1 assists per game. Wayne Langston is averaging 13.7 points per game and 6.4 rebounds per game for Murray State. Jeffery Moss is averaging 12.6 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Racers. Murray State is shooting 71.1% on free throws, 34.5% on three-pointers, and 44.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Austin Peay Governors are 10-15 (3-7) and are coming off of a loss to Tennessee-Martin by a score of 86-77. Austin Peay has lost 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 4th in the OVC West standings. Austin Peay is averaging 74.1 points per game while giving up 75.7 points per game. Austin Peay is also averaging 37.2 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game. Chris Horton is averaging 18.3 points per game and 12.3 rebounds per game for Austin Peay. Josh Robinson is averaging 15.8 points per game and 3 rebounds per game for the Governors. Austin Peay is shooting 65.8% on free throws, 32.9% on three-pointers, and 44.7% on all field goal attempts.
Austin Peay is 1-9-1 ATS in their last 11 games against the OVC. Austin Peay is 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. The over is 4-0-1 in Austin Peay’s last 5 games. Murray State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. Murray State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games against a team with a losing road record. The under is 4-1 in Murray State’s last 5 games.
Austin Peay has been very bad against the spread this season, and will be on the road in this matchup. Murray State is at the top of the OVC West and knows they can’t afford a slip up against a team like Austin Peay. I like Murray State here.