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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles take on Governors in college basketball test

Tennessee Tech Golden EaglesAustin Peay Governors
Feb 2, 8:00 PM | Winfield Dunn Center

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Austin Peay Governors Odds

14-9TEAM RECORD9-15

Tennessee Tech pays a visit to Austin Peay on Thursday, hoping to send the Governors to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Winfield Dunn Center.

Austin Peay battles the Golden Eagles, currently sitting with a 14-9 mark (11-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 11-9 for the Governors and 9-8 for the Golden Eagles.

View Tennessee Tech vs Austin Peay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Governors installed as 2.5-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Governors, most recently No. 257 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Golden Eagles, who rate No. 248 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 74-69 victory for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Golden Eagles is ranked No. 230 in NCAA hoops at 33.8 per game. Contrast that with Austin Peay’s No. 220 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Austin Peay is the No. 336-ranked team in the country at 4 per game, while Tennessee Tech rates No. 256 at 5.3 per game.

Defensively, Tennessee Tech features the nation's No. 151-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.3 points per game. Austin Peay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 151 nationally in scoring at home.

Tennessee Tech was a 98-80 winner in their most recent outing at home against SIU Edwardsville. They failed to cover the 18.5-point spread as favorites. SIU Edwardsville was victimized by Kevin Murphy for 50 points as the Golden Eagles defeated the Cougars 98-80 in college hoops action on Monday.

Last time out for Austin Peay, they were a 77-57 loser as they battled Tennessee State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point underdog. Austin Peay was run off the court by the Tigers on Monday as Tennessee State routed them 77-57 at Gentry Complex.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Jacksonville State are 4-6
After playing SIU Edwardsville are 3-0
After a win are 6-4

Austin Peay Governors Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Belmont are 3-7
After playing Tennessee State are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Golden Eagles at Governors trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 6 games when playing on the road against Austin Peay
Tennessee Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Austin Peay
Austin Peay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Austin Peay's last 5 games when playing Tennessee Tech
Austin Peay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Austin Peay is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Tennessee Tech

Next up:
Tennessee Tech at Jacksonville State, Saturday, February 4
Austin Peay at Belmont, Monday, February 6

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