Jacksonville East Tennessee State Betting Preview
East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Jacksonville Dolphins Odds
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Jacksonville Dolphins and the visiting East Tennessee State Buccaneers in college hoops action on Saturday.
The Dolphins currently sports a 14-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-1 ATS. The Buccaneers are 9-20 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Dolphins produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Buccaneers have gone 1-2 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Dolphins, most recently No. 273 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Buccaneers, who rate No. 330 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 66-61 victory for the Dolphins.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Buccaneers is ranked No. 311 in NCAA hoops at 31.2 per game. Contrast that with Jacksonville’s No. 126 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Jacksonville is the No. 254-ranked team in the country at 5.4 per game, while East Tennessee State rates No. 107 at 6.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, East Tennessee State owns the country's No. 161-rated mark, allowing 69 points per game on the highway. Jacksonville, on the other hand, rates No. 152 in scoring at home.
In their last action, East Tennessee State was a 77-64 loser on the road against North Florida. East Tennessee State got 16 points from Rashawn Rembert but lost anyway, 77-64, to North Florida on Thursday at UNF Arena.
In their last action, Jacksonville was a 68-64 winner at home against USC Upstate. Jacksonville got 21 points from Keith McDougald en route to a 68-64 victory over USC Upstate on Thursday at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
East Tennessee State home to USC Upstate, Friday, March 1
Jacksonville at Lipscomb, Thursday, February 28