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Austin Peay vs Central Arkansas Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds

Governors vs Bears Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Austin Peay Governors at Central Arkansas Bears
  • Where: Conway at Farris Center
  • Date: Saturday, February 11th
  • Betting Odds: Austin Peay +2, AUSP +112 | CARK -137 O/U 148.5

Governors Preview:

The Austin Peay Governors head into today’s game in what will be their 27th game of the season, posting a record of 8-18. On the road, the Governors will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 2-11. So far, the Governors have been the underdog 17 times, going 2-15 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +2 underdogs on the spread.

Austin Peay’s leading scorer this season is Sean Durugordon, who is averaging 12.68 points per contest. So far, Durugordon has accounted for 18.15% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 6.04 rebounds per game and 0.96 assists. Elijah Hutchins-Everett is the second leading scorer for the Governors, averaging 11.73 points per game. Between him and Hutchins-Everett, they are accounting for 35.6% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Austin Peay this season, as they are currently ranked 390th in college basketball at 64.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Governors’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.5%, placing them 387th in the NCAA.

Bears Preview:

Central Arkansas will be looking to pick up a win in today’s game vs Austin Peay in order to snap their current 2 game losing streak. So far this season, Central Arkansas has played 12 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-7. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Bears as the -2 point favorites. The Bears have been favored 4 times, going 2-2 straight up.

Central Arkansas’ leading scorer this season is Camren Hunter, who is averaging 17.04 points per contest. So far, Hunter has accounted for 21.4% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.12 rebounds per game and 4.2 assists. Eddy Kayouloud is the second leading scorer for the Bears, averaging 14.88 points per game. Between him and Kayouloud, they are accounting for 40.8% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Central Arkansas is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.2 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 26 games, they have only hit 30.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 35.15% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Free Spread Prediction: Austin Peay Governors +2

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a road underdog. Coming into the game, the Central Arkansas Bears are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -2. However, we anticipate Austin Peay putting up a strong fight and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Bears as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Governors to cover.