Planning on watching today’s Governors and Texans game? Catch the action at Pavilion in San Juan Capistrano, CA, as the Texans hosts this showdown at 5:00 ET on FloH. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 136.5 points, and the Texans are favored to win at home vs. the Governors.
AUSTIN PEAY GOVERNORS VS TARLETON STATE TEXANS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Austin Peay Governors +2
This game will be played at Pavilion at 5:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE AUSTIN PEAY GOVERNORS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 80-67 in favor of the Governors.
- Not only will Austin Peay pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 147 points.
Can the Governors Lock in a Road Win?
Austin Peay enters today’s game with an overall record of 0-2. So far, the Governors have been favored in all of their games and have yet to secure a win. Austin Peay has a current spread record of 0-2 going into today’s game. In their last three games, including last season, the school has a 1-1 ATS record with an average scoring margin of -1.
Austin Peay’s games have, on average, featured 123 points per game leading to an over/under record of 0-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 135 points so far. In the Governors’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 69 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-2.
Austin Peay offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 63 points against UTEP. In that game, they made 6/20 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 40%. The team’s scoring leader is Demarcus Sharp, who holds an average of 15.2 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Dez White is averaging 14 points per game this season.
So far, the Governors’ defense is ranked 59th in the country at 65.5 points per contest. So far, the Austin Peay defense is giving up an average of 7.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9 times per game (215th).
Do the Texans Have a Shot at a Home Win?
As they prepare for their fourth game of the season, Tarleton State currently holds a 1-2 overall record. In their last five home games, which includes those from last year, Tarleton State has a home record of 1-4. Entering today’s game, Tarleton State holds a 1-2 against the spread (ATS) record. Last season, Tarleton State went 6-5 vs. the spread when playing at home. As they get ready for their first home game of this season, Tarleton State looks to improve their ATS performance.
Through three games, Tarleton State has an over/under record of 3-0-0 with their games averaging a combined 142 points per game so far. The Texans have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 84 points per game and an over/under record of 1-2.
In their recent matchup, the Tarleton State offense ended with 63 points against Bradley. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 38.2% and made 3 threes. On the offensive front, the Texans have a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, ranking 235th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 322nd in terms of percentage and 346th in three-pointers made.
At present, the Texans’ defense is nationally ranked 101st, allowing 70.8 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Tarleton State’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 43.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 32.8% this season.