SIU Edwardsville Cougars vs. Austin Peay Governors - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Austin Peay Governors (12-17) at SIU Edwardsville Cougars (6-21)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Vadalabene Center)
The Line: SIU Edwardsville Cougars -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Austin Peay Governors will travel to play the SIU Edwardsville Cougars in an OVC game on Thursday.
SIU Edwardsville Cougars are 6-21 (3-12) and are coming off of a loss to Tennessee-Martin by a score of 68-51. SIU Edwardsville has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 5th in the OVC West standings. SIU Edwardsville is averaging 65.3 points per game while giving up 73.6 points per game. SIU Edwardsville is also averaging 35.6 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per game. Burak Eslik is averaging 14.2 points per game and 2.6 rebounds per game for SIU Edwardsville. Carlos Anderson is averaging 10.3 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game for the Cougars. SIU Edwardsville is shooting 70.4% on free throws, 30.6% on three-pointers, and 39.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Austin Peay Governors are 12-17 (5-9) and are coming off of a loss to Murray State by a score of 76-60. Austin Peay has lost 2 games in a row and is currently 4th in the OVC West standings. Austin Peay defeated SIU Edwardsville by a score of 90-86 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Austin Peay is averaging 74.2 points per game while giving up 75.8 points per game. Austin Peay is also averaging 36.8 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game. Chris Horton is averaging 18.6 points per game and 12 rebounds per game for Austin Peay. Josh Robinson is averaging 16.2 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Governors. Austin Peay is shooting 66.4% on free throws, 33.2% on three-pointers, and 45.2% on all field goal attempts.
Austin Peay is 2-9-1 ATS in their last 12 games. Austin Peay is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Thursday games. The over is 4-0-1 in Austin Peay’s last 5 road games. SIU Edwardsville is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The over is 4-1 in SIU Edwardsville’s last 5 games. The underdog is 7-0 ATS in these two teams last 7 meetings.
SIU Edwardsville hasn’t found much success this season, but they have won 2 of their last 3 games. Austin Peay has been a little better this season, but has dropped their last 2 games. SIU Edwardsville is a low scoring team, but is allowing over 73 points per game. I like Austin Peay on the road.