Longwood Lancers vs Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks try to run the Longwood Lancers off the court at Skyhawk Arena in college hoops action.
The Skyhawks currently sports a 7-19 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-12 ATS. The Lancers are 6-22 and 2-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Skyhawks produce a 8-8-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Lancers have gone 0-0 against the number.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Skyhawks installed as 5.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Skyhawks at No. 288 and the Lancers at No. 341 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-58 result in favor of the Skyhawks.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Tennessee-Martin's No. 102-rated squad against Longwood's No. 257-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Tennessee-Martin rates No. 234 in the country with 5.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 298 nationally with 4.9 per match.
Defensively, Longwood features the nation's No. 349-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.5 points per game. Tennessee-Martin, meanwhile, comes in at No. 149 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Longwood, they were a 102-101 winner as they battled Liberty at home. Tristan Carey went off for 40 points and added 12 rebounds for good measure, leading Longwood to a 102-101 win over Liberty on Tuesday at Willet Hall.
In their last action, Tennessee-Martin was an 83-68 loser on the road against Tennessee Tech. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee-Martin suffered an 83-68 loss against Tennessee Tech on Thursday, getting 15 points from Myles Taylor in a losing effort at Eblen Center.
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-6
Before playing Murray State are 6-4
After playing Tennessee Tech are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Lancers at Skyhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee-Martin's last 5 games
Tennessee-Martin is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Tennessee-Martin is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games at home
Tennessee-Martin is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
Longwood at Campbell, Wednesday, February 27
Tennessee-Martin at Murray State, Thursday, February 28