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Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 11/09/2019 Previews, Game Analysis and Spread

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Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 11-09-2019 Previews, Game Analysis and Spread

Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 11/09/2019 – The Austin Peay Governors will visit the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers on Saturday, November 9 at the E.A. Diddle Arena. Both teams had a good start taking victories on their first game of the season. In this game, the Governors are expected to have a hard time going up against the Hilltoppers in their home court and experience their first loss according to Basketball Spread Betting.

Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 11/09/2019

When: Saturday, November 9, 4:00 p.m. ET
Where: E. A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky
TV: ESPN3
Stream: SofaScore

Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 11/09/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Governors +10.5 (-110) 149 o (-110) +550
Hilltoppers -10.5 (-110) 149 u (-110) -800
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Austin Peay Governors

The Austin Peay Governors were clicking on their first game of the season blowing away the Oakland City Mighty Oaks by a score of 110-67. The offense was great and the Governors shot 56.1% from the field. However, they only did 21.7% from the three-point arc. They outrebounded the Mighty Oaks and won in every statistical category. Terry Taylor was hot with 21 points, six rebounds and two steals. Jordyn Adams was the second-best player in that game with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists. Sita Conteh manned the paint with 17 points and nine rebounds. Three other players finished with double figures but Reginald Gee had an off night having only 11 points. Although the Governors got their feet wet, they are deemed to be the underdogs in this game against Western Kentucky.

Players to Watch: Terry Taylor (23.3 PPG, 10.9 RPG, 1.5 APG), Reginald Gee (20.7 PPG, 5.9 RPG, 1.7 APG)

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Like Austin Peay, the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers also prevailed in their opening day against the Tennesee Golden Eagles, 76-64. Carslon Williams and Charles Bassey each provided identical statistics with 16 points and nine rebounds each. High hopes were expected in this game from Cameron Justice and he had 15 points, two rebounds, and two assists in 34 minutes. Taveion Holligsworth provided as well adding 11 points to the team’s total. Western Kentucky shot well from the field at 50% and they forced their opponents to commit 19 turnovers. All the expected players to form the main contributions of the team were on cue and they are the favorites to prevail against the Austin Peay Hilltoppers

Players to Watch: Camron Justice (17.7 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 2.6 APG), Charles Bassey (15.7 PPG, 9.1 RPG, 0.9 APG), Taveion Hollingsworth (13.8 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 2.1 APG), Carson Williams (13.2 PPG, 5.5 RPG, 1.0 APG)

Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Predictions

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Austin Peay Governors

Governors are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Austin Peay’s last 6 games.
Austin Peay is 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
Governors are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games against Western Kentucky.
Austin Peay is 0-9 SU in their last 9 games against Western Kentucky.

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Western Kentucky’s last 5 games.
Hilltoppers are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games.
Western Kentucky is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Ohio Valley conference.
Hilltoppers are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games played in November.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Western Kentucky’s last 8 games played on a Saturday.

Austin Peay Governors vs Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Betting Picks

Western Kentucky is coming in this game as the heavy favorites against Austin Peay. The talent on the Hilltoppers roster is just too much for the Governors.  The core team of Western Kentucky is all healthy and ready to make noise in the entire tournament.

Moneyline:  Western Kentucky is the easy choice to win this game and they own a moneyline of -800.

ATS: Clearly, it is the Governors on the losing end here and NCAAB Point Spread Picks have them at +10.5 in this match against the Hilltoppers.

TOTALS:  Both teams are Totals of 149 with the Hilltoppers going over while the Governors are the team to go under.

Score Prediction: 81-67, Western Kentucky.