Thursday College Basketball Odds & Picks: Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky Attracting Sharp Betting Action

Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images. Pictured: Head Coach Matt Figger of the Austin Peay Governors

College Basketball Odds: Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky

Austin Peay Odds +2.5
Eastern Kentucky Odds -2.5
Over/Under 152.5
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The countdown to Super Bowl 55 is on — we’re just three days away from the Big Game.

With the game rapidly approaching, recreational bettors are zeroing in on the buffet of Chiefs vs. Buccaneers betting opportunities splayed out before them.

On the other hand, the grind for professional bettors never ends, especially with a 30-game Thursday college basketball slate.

In fact, tonight’s Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky matchup, which certainly isn’t one that casual bettors are falling over themselves to bet, is attracting big money from sharp and expert bettors, forcing oddsmakers to adjust this line.

Using our College Basketball PRO Report, let’s examine the side of Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky attracting so much smart money.

College Basketball Picks: Austin Peay vs. Eastern Kentucky

Sharp Action

After this spread opened at Eastern Kentucky -3 at most sportsbooks, early action pushed the line to -3.5 and that’s exactly when sharp bettors struck.

Action Labs’ Bet Signals are reporting a flood of smart money coming in on Austin Peay at +3.5, driving the spread down to a consensus of +2.5 (click here for real-time college basketball odds).

Big Money

The Governors (yes, that’s really Austin Peay’s mascot) have landed just 26% of the early bets, but that minority represents 79% of the money wagered.

This is a clear signal regarding which side is attracting the biggest bets, especially considering the line movement we’ve seen so far this morning.

Top Experts

One of our top betting experts is teaming with the sharps as well by betting the road underdog.

PRO Report Pick: Austin Peay +2.5

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