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Jan 5, 8:00 PM | Eblen Center

Tennessee State Tigers vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds

8-7TEAM RECORD9-6

The visiting Tigers hope to send their backers to the pay window on Thursday as they look to cover the spread at Eblen Center against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles.

The Golden Eagles sport records of 9-6 and 6-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Tigers have 8-7 and 5-5 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-4 for the Golden Eagles and 6-4 for the Tigers.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 4-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Golden Eagles - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tennessee Tech is rated No. 293 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tennessee State is at No. 270. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 71-70 win for the Golden Eagles.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Tennessee Tech has the nation's No. 101-rated offensive output, at 72.7 PPG. The visiting Tigers defense ranks No. 212 allowing on average 68.4 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Tigers marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee State owns the country's No. 156-rated mark, allowing 70.1 points per game on the highway. Tennessee Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 79 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Tennessee State, they were a 73-68 loser as they battled Eastern Kentucky on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. The Tigers endured a 73-68 loss at the hands of the Colonels on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Robert Covington at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Tennessee Tech was an 85-62 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Tennessee-Martin. They covered the 7–point spread as favorites. The Golden Eagles blew out Tennessee-Martin on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in an 85-62 win at Skyhawk Arena.

Tennessee State Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Jacksonville State are 6-4
After playing Eastern Kentucky are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Morehead State are 6-4
After playing Tennessee-Martin are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Tennessee State is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Tennessee State is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tennessee Tech's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 5 games when playing Tennessee State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee State

Next up:
Tennessee State at Jacksonville State, Saturday, January 7
Tennessee Tech home to Morehead State, Saturday, January 7

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