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Feb 11, 8:30 PM | Gentry Complex

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds

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Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Gentry Complex Saturday as host Tennessee State looks to handle the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in NCAAB action.

The Golden Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 13-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Tigers are 10-10-1 ATS. Tennessee Tech is 11-9 on the totals; Tennessee State is 12-9.

View Tennessee Tech vs Tennessee State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Tigers installed as 3.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 226 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Golden Eagles, who rate No. 224 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-72 victory for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tennessee State's No. 143-ranked offense, averaging 69.7 PPG, against a Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 275 at 71.4 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 43.7% so far, less than the Golden Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.2% per game.

Defensively, Tennessee Tech features the nation's No. 185-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.8 points per game. Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 74 nationally in scoring at home.

Tennessee Tech was a 74-57 loser in their most recent outing at home against Eastern Illinois. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. The Golden Eagles got 14 points from Kevin Murphy, but it was Eastern Illinois that prevailed in a 74-57 final on Thursday at Eblen Center.

In their last action, Tennessee State was a 72-68 winner on the road against Murray State. They covered the 10.5-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee State got 17 points from Robert Covington en route to a 72-68 victory over Murray State on Thursday at CFSB Center.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Kentucky are 6-4
After playing Eastern Illinois are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Jacksonville State are 5-5
After playing Murray State are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

A few Golden Eagles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tennessee Tech's last 7 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Tennessee State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 6 games when playing on the road against Tennessee State
Tennessee State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Tennessee State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee State's last 6 games when playing Tennessee Tech
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee State's last 6 games when playing at home against Tennessee Tech

Next up:
Tennessee Tech home to Eastern Kentucky, Wednesday, February 15
Tennessee State home to Jacksonville State, Tuesday, February 14

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