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Nov 17, 4:00 PM | ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs East Tennessee State Buccaneers Odds


The East Tennessee State Buccaneers hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles pay a visit to ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center on the college basketball betting menu.

East Tennessee State battles the Golden Eagles, currently sitting with a 2-0 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-0 for the Buccaneers and 0-0 for the Golden Eagles.

View Tennessee Tech vs East Tennessee State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 190-ranked Buccaneers and the No. 238-rated Golden Eagles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 109-52 win for the Golden Eagles on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Golden Eagles rank No. 122 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.5 per game. That compares with East Tennessee State’s No. 106 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where East Tennessee State is college basketball's No. 323-ranked team at 3 per game, while the Golden Eagles rate No. 38 with 9 per game.

Defensively, Tennessee Tech features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. East Tennessee State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 299 nationally in scoring at home.

Tennessee Tech won its last outing, a 71-69 result against Coastal Carolina on November 15. Tennessee Tech got 34 points from Jud Dillard en route to a 71-69 victory over Coastal Carolina on Thursday at Eblen Center.

East Tennessee State was an 80-62 loser in its last match on the road against Virginia Tech. East Tennessee State got 20 points from Lester Wilson but lost anyway, 80-62, to Virginia Tech on Saturday at Cassell Coliseum.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Evansville are 1-2
After playing Coastal Carolina are 0-1
After a win are 5-5

Next up:
Tennessee Tech home to Evansville, Tuesday, November 20
East Tennessee State at Charleston Southern, Tuesday, November 20