NCAA hoops odds preview - Monmouth vs. Tennessee State
Monmouth Hawks vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds
The Monmouth Hawks will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Tigers in Tennessee State at GSU Sports Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.
This game is being played at a neutral-site court (GSU Sports Arena).
The Tigers sport records of 1-4 and 3-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hawks have 2-3 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Tigers and 0-0 for the Hawks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 324-rated Monmouth taking on the No. 183-rated Tigers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 64-58 win for the Hawks on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawks is ranked No. 227 in NCAA hoops at 34.2 per game. Contrast that with Tennessee State’s No. 93 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tennessee State is the No. 156-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while Monmouth rates No. 264 at 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Monmouth features the nation's No. 187-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.5 points per game. Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 325 nationally in scoring at home.
Monmouth won its last outing, a 73-71 result against South Alabama on November 20. They covered in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Monmouth got 15 points from Andrew Nicholas en route to a 73-71 victory over South Alabama on Tuesday at GSU Sports Arena.
In their last action, Tennessee State was a 59-57 loser on the road against Georgia State. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee State suffered a 59-57 loss against Georgia State on Tuesday, getting 13 points from Robert Covington in a losing effort at GSU Sports Arena.
Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Fisk are 3-6
After playing Georgia State are 0-1
After a loss are 5-5
A few Hawks at Tigers trends to consider:
Tennessee State is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Monmouth home to Lafayette, Monday, November 26
Tennessee State home to Fisk, Monday, November 26