East Tennessee State Buccaneers visit Stetson Hatters in college basketball clash
East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Stetson Hatters Odds
East Tennessee State travels to Stetson on Saturday, hoping to boost its 7-18 record with a victory over the Hatters.
The Hatters currently sports a 10-13 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Buccaneers are 7-18 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hatters produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Buccaneers have gone 1-2 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hatters sit at No. 269 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Buccaneers sit at No. 330 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hatters will win this game 66-61.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Buccaneers is ranked No. 309 in NCAA hoops at 31.3 per game. Contrast that with Stetson’s No. 203 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Stetson is the No. 80-ranked team in the country at 7.1 per game, while East Tennessee State rates No. 103 at 6.8 per game.
Defensively, East Tennessee State features the nation's No. 150-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. Stetson, meanwhile, comes in at No. 63 nationally in scoring at home.
East Tennessee State lost its last outing, a 67-43 result against Florida Gulf Coast on February 7. East Tennessee State was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Florida Gulf Coast and falling by a 67-43 score at Alico Arena.
Stetson was a 73-66 winner in its last match at home against USC Upstate. Stetson earned a 73-66 victory over USC Upstate on Thursday, getting 19 points from Adam Pegg at Edmunds Center.
East Tennessee State home to Kennesaw State, Thursday, February 14
Stetson at Lipscomb, Thursday, February 14