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East Tennessee State Buccaneers take on Bruins in college basketball test

East Tennessee State BuccaneersBelmont Bruins
Feb 18, 8:15 PM | Curb Event Center

East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Belmont Bruins Odds

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The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Belmont and East Tennessee State on Saturday, with the host Bruins trying to win and cover the NCAAB point spread.

Supporters of the Buccaneers have watched them go 13-12 and 0-0 ATS on the year, while the Bruins are at 20-7 and 2-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Bruins are 3-1, while the Buccaneers have a 0-0 mark.

View East Tennessee State vs Belmont Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Bruins rated this week at No. 104 and the Buccaneers sitting at No. 195. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 85-74 result in favor of the Bruins.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Belmont's No. 3 nationally ranked offense (82.4 points per game) against a Buccaneers defense that sits as the No. 113 at 64.7 PPG. The Bruins have been averaging 48.6% from the field, more than the Buccaneers have managed so far this season (43.9% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, East Tennessee State owns the country's No. 69-rated mark, allowing 65.1 points per game on the highway. Belmont, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

East Tennessee State was a 61-55 loser in its last match at home against Jacksonville. East Tennessee State suffered a 61-55 loss against Jacksonville on Monday, getting 20 points from Marcus Dubose in a losing effort at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.

Belmont was a 106-93 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Stetson. Belmont went on a scoring spree on Monday at Edmunds Center, running up a big 106-93 victory over the Stetson Hatters in NCAA hoops betting action.

Next up:
East Tennessee State at Lipscomb, Monday, February 20
Belmont home to USC Upstate, Monday, February 20

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