Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles face Auburn Tigers: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Auburn Tigers Odds
Tennessee Tech pays a visit to Auburn on Tuesday, hoping to send the Tigers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Auburn Arena.
The Tigers sit at 4-5 (2-6 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Golden Eagles are currently 6-4 (3-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Auburn is 1-1 OU, and Tennessee Tech is 2-2 OU.
Bettors looking to back visiting Tennessee Tech before tip-off in this one found them as 9-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 190-rated Tigers and the No. 162-ranked Golden Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 71-69 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Auburn's No. 228 nationally ranked offense (65.7 points per game) against a Golden Eagles defense that sits as the No. 99 at 61.8 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 42.4% from the field, less than the Golden Eagles have managed so far this season (46.5% on average).
Defensively, Tennessee Tech features the nation's No. 137-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 215 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Tennessee Tech, they were a 69-58 winner as they battled Wisc-Milwaukee on the road. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Tennessee Tech earned a 69-58 victory over Wisc-Milwaukee on Saturday, getting 17 points from Jud Dillard at U.S. Cellular Arena.
Auburn was a 64-50 winner in their most recent outing at home against Furman. They failed to cover the 16-point spread as favorites. Auburn got 17 points from Chris Denson en route to a 64-50 victory over Furman on Saturday at Auburn Arena.
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
After playing Wisc-Milwaukee are 2-0
After a win are 5-5
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Winthrop are 1-2
After playing Furman are 1-0
After a win are 2-8
A few Golden Eagles at Tigers trends to consider:
Tennessee Tech is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Auburn is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
Auburn is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Tennessee Tech at Oklahoma State, Saturday, December 22
Auburn home to Winthrop, Saturday, December 22