Betting on today's Colonels and Hatters game? Catch the action at Edmunds Center in DeLand, FL, as the Hatters hosts this showdown at 4:45 ET on ESPN+. Eastern Kentucky is favored by -2 in this Atlantic Sun conference matchup the against Stetson. The over/under for the game is set at 152.5 points.


The Pick: Stetson Hatters +2

This game will be played at Edmunds Center at 4:45 ET on Saturday, February 10th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Hatters.
  • Not only will Stetson pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Pressure Builds for Eastern Kentucky as Away Favorites

Eastern Kentucky enters this game as a two-point favorite, and they have gone 9-4 this season when favored. They are also 13-10 overall, including a 9-1 mark in Atlantic Sun Conference play.

On the road, the Colonels have struggled, going just 3-7 this season. Their average scoring margin on the road is -7.7 points per game, and they have gone 3-2 in their last five road games.

Eastern Kentucky has an ATS record of 11-9 this season and they are 8-5 against the spread when favored. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Colonels have gone 8-2 vs. the spread. On the road, Eastern Kentucky has an ATS mark of 5-5 this year and they are 5-5 in their last 10 road games vs. the spread.

Eastern Kentucky's over/under record this season is 9-11 and today's line of 152.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games (152.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 168 points compared to their season average of 154.

Eastern Kentucky's offense had a good outing, putting up 90 points against Florida Gulf Coast. They achieved a 60.4% field goal percentage and went 15/18 from the free-throw line. Devontae Blanton led the team in scoring, putting up 24 points. Additionally, Isaiah Cozart contributed 21 points for the Colonels.

At this time, the Colonels' defense is positioned 276th in the country, permitting 76.6 points per game. In today's game vs. Stetson, the Eastern Kentucky defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Eastern Kentucky made 15 free-throws vs. the Colonels.

Can The Hatters Secure a Home Victory?

Despite being the underdog, Stetson has been a much better team at home this season. They have gone 7-1 at home, compared to just 4-9 on the road. Over their last ten games at home, the Hatters have gone an impressive 9-1.

Stetson comes into this game with an overall record of 15-10. They have gone 6-3 in Atlantic Sun conference games. Their last game was an 84-77 win over Bellarmine.

As the underdog this season, Stetson has gone 7-5 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 5-3 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 6-4. However, over their last three home games, the Hatters have gone just 1-2 vs. the spread.

Stetson's over/under record this season is 8-11-2, and today's line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points, and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-1-1.

Stetson's offense is coming off a strong performance vs. Bellarmine, finishing the game with a total of 84 points. Their season average is now 76.7 points per game. For the season, the Stetson offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 53% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 9.6 made three's per contest.

Stetson's defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.2 points per game. The Stetson defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed Bellarmine to connect on 11 threes.