Morehead State Eagles vs. Austin Peay Governors - 1/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Austin Peay Governors (9-13) at Morehead State Eagles (10-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 7:45 pm (Ellis Johnson Arena)
The Line: Morehead State Eagles -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Austin Peay Governors will travel to play the Morehead State Eagles in an OVC game on Wednesday.
The Morehead State Eagles are 10-9 (4-3) and are coming off of a loss to Jacksonville State by a score of 78-74. Morehead State has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is sitting in 4th in the OVC East Division. Morehead State is averaging 71 points per game while giving up 66.8 points per game. Morehead State is also averaging 37.2 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per game. Corban Collins is averaging 12.6 points per game and 3.6 assists per game for Morehead State. Collins is questionable for this game. Xavier Moon is averaging 10.1 points per game and 2.1 rebounds per game for the Eagles. Morehead State is shooting 65.3% on free throws, 39.3% on three-pointers, and 43.9% on all field goal attempts.
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The Austin Peay Governors are 9-13 (2-5) and are coming off of a loss to Eastern Illinois by a score of 87-86. Austin Peay has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently in 4th in the OVC West Division. Austin Peay’s two conference wins came against Jacksonville State and SIU Edwardsville. Austin Peay is averaging 73.9 points per game while giving up 75.1 points per game. Austin Peay is also averaging 38.3 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Chris Horton is averaging 18.4 points per game and 12.6 rebounds per game for Austin Peay. Josh Robinson is averaging 15.2 points per game and 3 rebounds per game for the Governors. Austin Peay is shooting 64.9% on free throws, 31.9% on three-pointers, and 44.4% on all field goal attempts.
Austin Peay is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games. Austin Peay is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games against a team with a winning record. The under is 5-2 in Austin Peay’s last 7 games. Morehead State is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games. Morehead State is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The over is 4-0 in Morehead State’s last 4 games. Austin Peay is 2-6 ATS in these two teams last 8 meetings.
Both of these teams come into this game struggling. Austin Peay’s defense has been giving up too many points this season, while Morehead State has been able to play much better defense. Morehead State is the better team in this matchup and is playing at home. I am taking the Eagles.