The Belmont Bruins (16-1) will look to build on a 13-game winning streak when they host the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (12-4) on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Curb Event Center as big, 12-point favorites. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The point total is set at 159.5 in the matchup.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 11, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model favors the Bruins by 8.5 points, a much smaller margin than the 12-point spread set by DraftKings. Take the Colonels to cover.
The DraftKings point total for this game is just 5.6 points highter than the model projection.
Prediction: Belmont 81, Eastern Kentucky 73
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 Bruins this season is 80.6 points, 5.4 fewer points than their implied total of 86 points in Thursday’s game.
- Belmont has surpassed its implied point total for this matchup (86) eight times this season.
- The Colonels’ average implied point total on the season (79.1 points) is 5.1 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (74 points).
- Eastern Kentucky is looking to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (74) for the 12th time this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Belmont and Eastern Kentucky Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 12+ 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
|2/4/2021||Eastern Illinois||Win||89-61||2/6/2021||Murray State||Loss||76-64|
|1/30/2021||Murray State||Win||72-71||2/4/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||94-79|
|1/28/2021||Austin Peay||Win||81-76||2/2/2021||Jacksonville State||Win||86-82|
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