Evansville Purple Aces vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles will hit the floor running against the visiting Evansville Purple Aces Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Golden Eagles bring a 3-0 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 2-2 Purple Aces, who are 2-1-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tennessee Tech go 0-0 so far and the Purple Aces go 0-0.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Tennessee Tech sat as 1-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Eagles - Purple Aces odds would favor the Golden Eagles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tennessee Tech is rated No. 238 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Evansville is at No. 278. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 87-61 win for the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Tennessee Tech's No. 139-rated squad against Evansville's No. 334-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Tennessee Tech rates No. 57 in the country with 8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 312 nationally with 3.8 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Evansville owns the country's No. 91-rated mark, allowing 58 points per game on the highway. Tennessee Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 40 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Evansville, they were a 49-44 winner as they battled Western Illinois at home. They earned a push in the match as a 5-point favorite. Evansville got 13 points from Jordan Jahr en route to a 49-44 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday at Ford Center.
Tennessee Tech was a 65-62 winner in its last match on the road against East Tennessee State. The Golden Eagles got a 25-point performance from Jud Dillard, who added 10 rebounds, as Tennessee Tech ran past East Tennessee State 65-62 on Saturday at ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center.
Evansville Purple Aces Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
After playing Western Illinois are 2-1
After a win are 5-5
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Loyola of Chicago are 2-1
After playing East Tennessee State are 5-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Purple Aces at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Evansville is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Tennessee Tech is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Evansville home to Alabama A&M, Monday, November 26
Tennessee Tech at Loyola of Chicago, Wednesday, November 28