Murray State Racers (4-2) at Austin Peay Governors (4-3)
College Basketball: Monday, December 21, 2020 at 9:00 pm (Winfield Dunn Center)
The Line: Austin Peay Governors +4 -- Over/Under: 145 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds
The Murray State Racers and Austin Peay Governors meet Monday in college basketball action at the Winfield Dunn Center.
The Murray State Racers look for a win after winning three of their last four games. The Murray State Racers are averaging 92.2 points on 56.6 percent shooting and allowing 69 points on 37.4 percent shooting. KJ Williams is averaging 14.5 points and 7.2 rebounds while Tevin Brown is averaging 13.2 points and 6.3 rebounds. Chico Carter Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Devin Gilmore is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The Murray State Racers are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.2 percent from the free throw line. The Murray State Racers are allowing 30.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 42 rebounds per game.
The Austin Peay Governors look for a win after splitting their last six games. The Austin Peay Governors are averaging 74.6 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.7 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Terry Taylor is averaging 19.7 points and 10.7 rebounds while Reginald Gee is averaging 10.6 points and 0.7 assists. Mike Peake is dishing 1.1 assists and Jordyn Adams is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Austin Peay Governors are shooting 32.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.4 percent from the free throw line. The Austin Peay Governors are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.9 rebounds per game.
The Racers are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 11-5-1 ATS in their last 17 Monday games. The Governors are 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 2-13-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The under is 15-5-1 in Racers last 21 overall. The under is 7-2 in Governors last 9 overall. The favorite is 12-3-1 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
The Murray State Racers look like the better team at both ends of the floor, and they already beat the Austin Peay Governors by 30 points a couple of weeks ago. In that game, Murray State shot 59.6 percent from the field and held Austin Peay to 39.6 percent shooting. Murray State has also won eight of the last nine meetings against Austin Peay and is 8-1-1 against the spread in the last 10 meetings. No reason not to lay the small chalk with the Racers here.