Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Tennessee State Tigers Odds
The Tennessee State Tigers will hit the floor running against the visiting Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Tennessee State will face the 8-12 Golden Eagles, who own a 5-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tigers are 9-3 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Golden Eagles are 6-8 favoring the OVER.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Tennessee State Tigers as 10.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tigers - Golden Eagles odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tennessee State is rated No. 91 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tennessee Tech is at No. 248. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 67-64 win for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee State's No. 170 nationally ranked offense (67.8 points per game) against a Golden Eagles defense that sits as the No. 174 at 66 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 42.8% from the field, more than the Golden Eagles have managed so far this season (41.9% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee Tech owns the country's No. 222-rated mark, allowing 71.7 points per game on the highway. Tennessee State, on the other hand, rates No. 86 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Tennessee Tech, they were a 70-52 winner as they battled Austin Peay at home. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Austin Peay was victimized for 25 points and 11 rebounds by Jud Dillard as the Golden Eagles bested the Governors 70-52 in college basketball action on Saturday.
Tennessee State lost its last outing, a 78-69 result against Morehead State on January 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 4-point underdog. The Tigers endured a 78-69 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Saturday, despite a 19-point effort from Patrick Miller at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-1
Before playing Belmont are 0-1
After playing Austin Peay are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-8
Before playing Austin Peay are 7-3
After playing Morehead State are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Golden Eagles at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee Tech's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee State
Tennessee Tech is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee State's last 5 games
Tennessee State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee State's last 7 games when playing at home against Tennessee Tech
Tennessee State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Tennessee Tech at Belmont, Saturday, February 2
Tennessee State at Austin Peay, Thursday, February 7