Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks host Jacksonville State Gamecocks in college basketball action
Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Odds
The Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks will try to pay off for their supporters on Monday when they play host to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at Skyhawk Arena in NCAA basketball action.
The Skyhawks sport records of 3-10 and 4-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Gamecocks have 9-3 and 3-4 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-2-1 for the Skyhawks and 2-0 for the Gamecocks.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Gamecocks were listed as 5-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Skyhawks rated this week at No. 214 and the Gamecocks sitting at No. 171. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 72-59 result in favor of the Gamecocks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tennessee-Martin has the nation's No. 178-rated offensive output, at 67.8 PPG. The visiting Gamecocks defense ranks No. 56 allowing on average 59.7 PPG. The Skyhawks FG% has averaged 39.4% so far, less than the Gamecocks marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.2% per game.
Defensively, Jacksonville State features the nation's No. 30-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.3 points per game. Tennessee-Martin, meanwhile, comes in at No. 126 nationally in scoring at home.
Jacksonville State was an 83-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Tennessee Tech. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Gamecocks blew out Tennessee Tech on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 83-62 win at Pete Mathews Coliseum.
Tennessee-Martin was a 65-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against SE Missouri State. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. Myles Taylor scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Skyhawks to a win (they lost 65-60 to SE Missouri State at Show Me Center on Saturday).
Jacksonville State Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-4
Before playing Belmont are 3-2
After playing Tennessee Tech are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-5
Before playing Murray State are 6-4
After playing SE Missouri State are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Gamecocks at Skyhawks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Jacksonville State's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee-Martin
Jacksonville State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee-Martin
Jacksonville State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee-Martin
Jacksonville State is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee-Martin's last 7 games when playing at home against Jacksonville State
Tennessee-Martin is 8-3-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Jacksonville State
Tennessee-Martin is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Jacksonville State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee-Martin's last 6 games when playing Jacksonville State
Jacksonville State home to Belmont, Thursday, January 3
Tennessee-Martin home to Murray State, Thursday, January 3