Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix take on Golden Eagles in NCAA basketball test
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds
Eblen Center will host Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Golden Eagles sport records of 4-3 and 1-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Phoenix have 3-4 and 3-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-0 for the Golden Eagles and 0-1 for the Phoenix.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 122-ranked Golden Eagles and the No. 244-rated Phoenix in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-67 win for the Golden Eagles on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tennessee Tech's No. 110-ranked offense, averaging 72 PPG, against a Phoenix defense that ranks No. 230 at 69 PPG. The Golden Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 48.6% so far, more than the Phoenix marksmen have achieved on the year, 40% per game.
Defensively, Wisc-Green Bay features the nation's No. 261-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.8 points per game. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 152 nationally in scoring at home.
Wisc-Green Bay was a 67-51 loser in its last match on the road against Virginia. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as underdogs. The Phoenix got 14 points from Alec Brown, but it was Virginia that prevailed in a 67-51 final on Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Tennessee Tech won its last outing, a 69-45 result against Berea on December 3. Tennessee Tech cruised to victory on Monday, running Berea out of the gym and running up a 69-45 score at Eblen Center.
Wisc-Green Bay Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Wisconsin are 5-5
After playing Virginia are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Gardner-Webb are 1-0
After a win are 5-5
A few Phoenix at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Wisc-Green Bay is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wisc-Green Bay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wisc-Green Bay at Wisconsin, Wednesday, December 12
Tennessee Tech at Gardner-Webb, Saturday, December 8