The Eastern Illinois Panthers and the Austin Peay Governors are set to square off in an OVC matchup at 6 p.m. ET on Monday at Winfield Dunn Center. Austin Peay is 9-14 overall and 5-4 at home, while the Panthers are 5-20 overall and 1-12 on the road. Austin Peay is fifth in the OVC standings with a 5-8 conference mark. Eastern Illinois (3-9) is ninth, just half a game over last-place SIU Edwardsville.
The Governors are favored by 12.5 points in the latest Austin Peay vs. Eastern Illinois odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 123. Before entering any Eastern Illinois vs. Austin Peay picks, you'll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- Austin Peay vs. Eastern Illinois spread: Austin Peay -12.5
- Austin Peay vs. Eastern Illinois over-under: 123 points
What you need to know about Austin Peay
It was a close one, but the Governors got past the Tennessee State Tigers for a 54-52 win on Saturday. Elijah Hutchins-Everett, a 6-foot-11 freshman, scored 12 points. Most of the Governors' offense came from the bench, however, as the reserves combined to score 32 of the team's 54 points. Austin Peay held TSU to just 39.2 percent shooting from the field.
That was the second straight win for Austin Peay after the Governors had lost their prior three matchups. Austin Peay is 10-10-1 against the spread this season with a 4-3 ATS mark at home.
What you need to know about Eastern Illinois
Meanwhile, EIU got past the UT Martin Skyhawks on Saturday, taking its contest 82-70. The victory snapped a three-game losing streak for the Panthers. EIU is just 9-14 against the spread this season, but has covered in four of its last six games.
No player is averaging double-digit scoring for the Panthers, but Kashawn Charles leads the way with 9.3 points per game, while Kejuan Clements averages 8.5. EIU has one of the worst offenses in the nation, averaging just 57.4 points per game.
How to make Eastern Illinois vs. Austin Peay picks
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