Austin Peay @ Eastern Illinois
Current Records: Austin Peay 11-16; Eastern Illinois 5-25
What to Know
Get ready for an Ohio Valley battle as the Eastern Illinois Panthers and the Austin Peay Governors will face off at 4:30 p.m. ET Saturday at Lantz Arena. Austin Peay will be strutting in after a victory while EIU will be stumbling in from a loss.
There's no need to mince words: the Panthers lost to the Morehead State Eagles on Thursday, and they lost bad. The score wound up at 82-46.
Meanwhile, things were close when Austin Peay and the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars clashed on Thursday, but Austin Peay ultimately edged out the opposition 68-64.
EIU is expected to lose this next one by 7.5. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past three games, so buyers beware.
EIU is now 5-25 while the Governors sit at 11-16. Austin Peay is 4-6 after wins this season, and EIU is 4-20 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 4:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Lantz Arena -- Charleston, Illinois
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Governors are a big 7.5-point favorite against the Panthers, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 7.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Austin Peay have won 11 out of their last 15 games against Eastern Illinois.
- Feb 14, 2022 - Austin Peay 62 vs. Eastern Illinois 54
- Feb 20, 2021 - Eastern Illinois 76 vs. Austin Peay 69
- Jan 09, 2021 - Austin Peay 74 vs. Eastern Illinois 71
- Mar 05, 2020 - Austin Peay 76 vs. Eastern Illinois 65
- Feb 22, 2020 - Eastern Illinois 83 vs. Austin Peay 80
- Feb 01, 2020 - Austin Peay 68 vs. Eastern Illinois 64
- Feb 09, 2019 - Austin Peay 94 vs. Eastern Illinois 86
- Jan 19, 2019 - Eastern Illinois 85 vs. Austin Peay 83
- Mar 01, 2018 - Austin Peay 73 vs. Eastern Illinois 66
- Feb 10, 2018 - Austin Peay 76 vs. Eastern Illinois 69
- Dec 30, 2017 - Austin Peay 70 vs. Eastern Illinois 54
- Feb 16, 2017 - Austin Peay 85 vs. Eastern Illinois 80
- Jan 14, 2017 - Austin Peay 92 vs. Eastern Illinois 84
- Feb 10, 2016 - Austin Peay 79 vs. Eastern Illinois 70
- Jan 23, 2016 - Eastern Illinois 87 vs. Austin Peay 86