Austin Peay Governors visit Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Austin Peay Governors vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Austin Peay Governors travelling to Tennessee Tech Saturday to take on the Golden Eagles.
The Golden Eagles sit at 7-12 (4-9 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Governors are currently 5-16 (9-9 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Tennessee Tech is 6-7 OU, and Austin Peay is 8-5 OU.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Golden Eagles as 5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Golden Eagles rated this week at No. 277 and the Governors sitting at No. 283. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 66-65 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tennessee Tech has the nation's No. 265-rated offensive output, at 63.4 PPG. The visiting Governors defense ranks No. 327 allowing on average 75.7 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 41.6% so far, less than the Governors marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.9% per game.
Defensively, Austin Peay features the nation's No. 333-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.2 points per game. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 275 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Austin Peay was an 81-74 loser on the road against Jacksonville State. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. The Governors endured an 81-74 loss at the hands of the Gamecocks on Thursday, despite an 18 -point effort from Travis Betran at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
In their last action, Tennessee Tech was a 47-39 loser at home against Murray State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee Tech got 12 points from Jud Dillard but lost anyway, 47-39, to Murray State on Thursday at Eblen Center.
Austin Peay Governors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Murray State are 7-3
After playing Jacksonville State are 6-4
After a loss are 1-9
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Tennessee State are 6-4
After playing Murray State are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Governors at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Austin Peay's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Austin Peay is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Austin Peay is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Austin Peay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Austin Peay
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee Tech's last 6 games when playing at home against Austin Peay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 5 games when playing Austin Peay
Tennessee Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Austin Peay
Austin Peay at Murray State, Saturday, February 2
Tennessee Tech at Tennessee State, Thursday, January 31