OVC opponents square off when the Austin Peay Governors (6-4) host the Jacksonville State Gamecocks (8-4) at Winfield Dunn Center, beginning at 5:00 PM ET on Saturday, January 23, 2021. The Gamecocks are 4-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The matchup’s point total is set at 140.5.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model line is much more favorable to the Gamecocks compared to the DraftKings line, a 4.3 point difference, and has them favored to win Saturday’s game outright. Put your money on the Gamecocks.
The model’s predicted total (141.5 points) and the DraftKings set total (140.5 points) are virtually the same for this contest.
Prediction: Jacksonville State 72, Austin Peay 71
Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.
Examining the Over/Under
- The average implied total for the Governors this season is 76.1 points, 4.1 more points than their implied total of 72 points in Saturday’s game.
- Austin Peay has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (72) seven times this season.
- The 71.7-point average implied total on the season for the Gamecocks is 3.7 more points than the team’s 68-point implied total in this matchup.
- Jacksonville State has scored more than 68 points in eight games this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Austin Peay and Jacksonville State Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 4+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|Austin Peay||Jacksonville State|
|1/21/2021||Tennessee Tech||Win||72-69||1/21/2021||Murray State||Win||85-82|
|1/2/2021||Eastern Kentucky||Loss||80-75||1/14/2021||Tennessee State||Win||65-64|
|12/15/2020||Florida A&M||Loss||76-70||1/9/2021||Morehead State||Loss||56-55|
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