NCAA hoops odds preview - Tennessee Tech vs. Wisc-Milwaukee
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Odds
The Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers will try to cover the spread at U.S. Cellular Arena on Saturday when they get a visit from the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in NCAA basketball action.
The Panthers sit at 3-8 (2-8 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Eagles are currently 5-4 (2-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Wisc-Milwaukee is 3-3 OU, and Tennessee Tech is 2-1 OU.
The Panthers were listed as 2-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Panthers sit at No. 271 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Golden Eagles sit at No. 174 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Golden Eagles will win this game 72-58.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Golden Eagles is ranked No. 249 in NCAA hoops at 33.2 per game. Contrast that with Wisc-Milwaukee’s No. 195 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wisc-Milwaukee is the No. 130-ranked team in the country at 6.6 per game, while Tennessee Tech rates No. 56 at 7.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee Tech owns the country's No. 190-rated mark, allowing 71 points per game on the highway. Wisc-Milwaukee, on the other hand, rates No. 245 in scoring at home.
Tennessee Tech lost its last outing, a 61-41 result against Gardner-Webb on December 8. Tennessee Tech was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Saturday as Gardner-Webb routed them 61-41 at Paul Porter Arena.
Last time out for Wisc-Milwaukee, they were a 62-46 loser as they battled Fairfield on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 12-point underdog. Wisc-Milwaukee suffered a 62-46 loss against Fairfield on Wednesday, getting 13 points from Kyle Kelm in a losing effort at Webster Bank Arena.
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Gardner-Webb are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
Wisc-Milwaukee Panthers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Wisconsin are 4-6
After playing Fairfield are 1-0
After a loss are 3-7
A few Golden Eagles at Panthers trends to consider:
Tennessee Tech is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wisc-Milwaukee is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Wisc-Milwaukee is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Tennessee Tech at Auburn, Tuesday, December 18
Wisc-Milwaukee at Wisconsin, Saturday, December 22