Austin Peay Governors vs. SIU-Edwardsville Cougars: 2/1/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 1, 2021

The Austin Peay Governors (7-6) hit the road in OVC play against the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (6-6) on Monday, February 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM ET. The Governors are 5.5-point favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The over/under for the matchup is set at 143.

Betting Information

Austin Peay vs SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Austin Peay -5.5 -112 -110 143 -108 -113 -245 195

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Austin Peay vs SIU-Edwardsville
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
SIU-Edwardsville (+5.5) Under (143) SIU-Edwardsville 72 Austin Peay 71

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Total Facts

  • In 61.5% of their opportunities this season (eight of 13 chances), the Governors and their opponents have combined to score more than this matchup’s point total of 143 points.
  • SIU-Edwardsville and its opponents have added up to score more than 143 points in 25% of their matchups this season (three of 12 chances).
  • The two teams combine to average 143 points per game, which equals this matchup’s over/under.
  • Opponents of these two teams have averaged a combined 142.6 points per game, 0.4 less than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The Governors average point total in matchups this year is 144.2, 1.2 points higher than the over/under in this game.
  • Cougars games this year have averaged a total of 141.5 points, 1.5 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

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Austin Peay Betting Information

  • Austin Peay has covered in just four of 11 matchups this season.
  • The Governors have struggled to cover, going just 1-3 ATS when favored by at least 5.5 points.
  • The Governors have combined with their opponents to go above the total in 45.5% of their games this season (5 of 11 contests).

SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information

  • The Cougars have a winning record against the spread, going 8-3 ATS (covering 72.7% of the time).
  • SIU-Edwardsville has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 36.4% of matchups this season (4 out of 11 opportunities).

Head to Head

Austin Peay vs SIU-Edwardsville (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/20/2020 Austin Peay -10.5 143.5 -629 +442 Regular Season 78-60 AUSP
1/30/2020 Austin Peay -15.5 148.5 -2025 +940 Regular Season 82-58 AUSP

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Austin Peay Leaders

  • The scoring and rebounding leader for the Governors is Terry Taylor, who puts up 21.1 points and 10.9 rebounds per game.
  • Carlos Paez is the Governors best passer, dispensing 4.1 assists per game while scoring 8.4 PPG.
  • Paez makes more threes per game than any other member of the Governors, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.3 per contest.
  • Alec Woodard is Austin Peay’s leader in steals, averaging 1.1 steals per game, while Mike Peake leads them in blocks with 0.7 per contest.

SIU-Edwardsville Leaders

  • Sidney Wilson averages 14.2 points per game to be the top scorer for the Cougars.
  • SIU-Edwardsville’s leader in rebounds is Mike Adewunmi with 6.6 per game, and its leader in assists is Courtney Carter with 4.2 per game.
  • Adewunmi’s 1.3 made threes per game lead the Cougars.
  • The Cougars’ leader in steals is Carter with 1.7 per game, and Lamar Wright is their leader in blocks with 1.8 per game.
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