Eastern Kentucky vs. Jacksonville State College Basketball Odds & Picks: Smart Money Moving Tuesday’s Spread

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  • Tuesday's college basketball schedule includes plenty of top-25 programs, but those teams don't necessarily offer the most betting value.
  • In fact, tonight's Eastern Kentucky vs. Jacksonville State matchup is attracting attention from professional bettors.
  • Using our College Basketball PRO Report, PJ Walsh examines the sharp side of Eastern Kentucky vs. Jacksonville State.

College Basketball Odds: Eastern Kentucky vs. Jacksonville State

Eastern Kentucky Odds +2
Jacksonville State Odds -2
Over/Under 151.5
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Super Bowl week rolls on with the majority of the sports (and betting) world focusing on the many ways to get down on Chiefs vs. Buccaneers.

Those still interested in daily action are treated with a 31-game college basketball slate on Tuesday, but it’s reasonable to assume the lion’s share of recreational bettors will look toward the high-profile games, like tonight’s No. 2 Baylor vs. No. 6 Texas matchup.

But remember, the names on the front of the jerseys don’t determine value.

In fact, based on sharp betting action, tonight’s Eastern Kentucky vs. Jacksonville State may be the smartest bet of the night.

Let’s examine how the pros are betting this under-the-radar matchup.

College Basketball Picks: Eastern Kentucky vs. Jacksonville State

Sharp Action

Eastern Kentucky opened as a 1.5-point road favorite against Jacksonville State, but sharp bettors immediately pounded the Gamecocks and the points.

Action Labs’ Bet Signals have tracked four separate instances of smart money flowing in on Jacksonville State, flipping it from a short dog to a 2-point favorite (click here for the latest college basketball odds).

Big Money

The Action Network’s college basketball betting percentages confirm that Jacksonville State is landing the big bucks, evidenced by the 79% of money coming in on the Gamecocks on just 32% of the bets.

Top Experts

One of our top college hoops bettors is on the Jacksonville State train as well, lighting up the third of the College Basketball PRO Report’s five value indicators.

PRO Report Pick: Jacksonville State -2