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East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Troy Trojans Preview

Troy TrojansEast Tennessee State Buccaneers
Nov 19, 4:00 PM | ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center

Troy Trojans vs East Tennessee State Buccaneers Odds

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The East Tennessee State Buccaneers will hit the floor running against the visiting Troy Trojans Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Buccaneers sit at 1-1 (0-0 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Trojans are currently 1-1 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? East Tennessee State is 0-0 OU, and Troy is 1-0 OU.

View Troy vs East Tennessee State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Buccaneers sit at No. 42 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Trojans sit at No. 181 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Trojans will win this game 102-78.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Trojans is ranked No. 4 in NCAA hoops at 49.5 per game. Contrast that with East Tennessee State’s No. 182 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, East Tennessee State is the No. 336-ranked team in the country at 2.5 per game, while Troy rates No. 2 at 13 per game.

Defensively, Troy features the nation's No. 328-rated defense on the road, allowing 90 points per game. East Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 98 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Troy was a 116-63 winner at home against LaGrange. The battle between the Trojans and Panthers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as LaGrange was handed a 116-63 defeat on Sunday at Trojan Arena.

East Tennessee State was an 81-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against Appalachian State. The Buccaneers grabbed an 81-68 win over the Mountaineers on Tuesday, behind a 23-point effort from Tommy Hubbard at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.

Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing UAB are 1-2
After a win are 4-6

A few Trojans at Buccaneers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 6 games on the road
Troy is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road

Next up:
Troy at UAB, Tuesday, November 22
East Tennessee State at Charlotte, Tuesday, November 22

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