Austin Peay @ Howard
Current Records: Austin Peay 2-2; Howard 4-2
What to Know
The Howard Bison will take on the Austin Peay Governors at 3 p.m. ET Friday at Burr Arena. These two teams seek to continue their momentum from their previous wins.
Even if it wasn’t a dominant performance, Howard beat the William & Mary Tribe 82-76 on Sunday.
Meanwhile, Austin Peay didn’t have too much breathing room in their contest with the Dayton Flyers on Saturday, but they still walked away with an 87-81 victory. Among those leading the charge for the Governors was Elijah Hutchins-Everett, who posted a double-double on 25 points and 14 boards.
Barring any buzzer beaters, Howard is expected to win a tight contest. If their 3-1 record against the spread is anything to go by, the prospects look good for bets placed on them.
The wins brought Howard up to 4-2 and Austin Peay to 2-2. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Bison enter the game with a 50% field goal percentage, good for 22nd best in college basketball. Less enviably, the Governors have allowed their opponents to shoot 50.20% from the floor on average, which is the 349th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 3 p.m. ET
- Where: Burr Arena — Washington, District of Columbia
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $31.50
The Bison are a slight 2.5-point favorite against the Governors, according to the latest college basketball odds.
Bettors have moved against the Bison slightly, as the game opened with the Bison as a 4.5-point favorite.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.