Who's Playing

Eastern Kentucky @ Jacksonville

Current Records: Eastern Kentucky 11-13; Jacksonville 14-8

What to Know

After two games on the road, the Jacksonville Dolphins are heading back home. The Dolphins and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels will face off in an Atlantic Sun battle at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday at Swisher Gym. Jacksonville is out to keep their ten-game home win streak alive.

Jacksonville was within striking distance but couldn't close the gap this past Saturday as they fell 64-58 to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks.

Meanwhile, Eastern Kentucky came up short against the Liberty Flames this past Saturday, falling 91-84.

Jacksonville is the favorite in this one, with an expected 4.5-point margin of victory. They are currently four-for-four against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.

The losses put Jacksonville at 14-8 and the Colonels at 11-13. A couple stats to keep in the back of your head while watching: The Dolphins rank sixth in college basketball when it comes to points allowed per game, with only 58.6 on average. But Eastern Kentucky comes into the contest boasting the 12th most points per game in college basketball at 81.1. We'll see which of these strengths -- offense or defense -- will win out.

How To Watch

  • When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Swisher Gym -- Jacksonville, Florida
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $12.60


The Dolphins are a 4.5-point favorite against the Colonels, 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 4.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Eastern Kentucky have won both of the games they've played against Jacksonville in the last eight years.

  • Dec 02, 2017 - Eastern Kentucky 70 vs. Jacksonville 65
  • Dec 07, 2016 - Eastern Kentucky 80 vs. Jacksonville 76