Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Tennessee Tech vs Tennessee-Martin battle Thursday at Eblen Center as the Golden Eagles look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Golden Eagles bring a 9-16 record (8-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-18 Skyhawks, who are 9-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tennessee Tech go 9-10 so far and the Skyhawks go 7-8-1.
Bettors looking to go with the Golden Eagles in this one found them listed as 10.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Skyhawks was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 288-rated Tennessee-Martin taking on the No. 250-rated Golden Eagles in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 65-59 win for the Golden Eagles on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tennessee Tech's No. 257-ranked offense, averaging 64 PPG, against a Skyhawks defense that ranks No. 337 at 76 PPG. The Golden Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 42% so far, more than the Skyhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.6% per game.
Defensively, Tennessee-Martin features the nation's No. 330-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.1 points per game. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 238 nationally in scoring at home.
Tennessee-Martin was a 96-74 loser in its last match at home against SE Missouri State. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee-Martin was run off the court by the Redhawks on Saturday as SE Missouri State routed them 96-74 at Skyhawk Arena.
Last time out for Tennessee Tech, they were a 65-63 loser as they battled Morehead State on the road. They covered in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Golden Eagles endured a 65-63 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Jeremiah Samarrippas at Ellis Johnson Arena.
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 0-10
After playing SE Missouri State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
After playing Morehead State are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few Skyhawks at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee-Martin's last 5 games on the road
Tennessee-Martin is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Tennessee-Martin is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Tennessee-Martin
Tennessee Tech is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Tennessee-Martin
Tennessee Tech is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games at home
Tennessee Tech is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games
Tennessee-Martin home to Longwood, Saturday, February 23
Tennessee Tech home to UMKC, Saturday, February 23