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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Eastern Kentucky Colonels Over Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will be trying to slam the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks on Thursday when the teams tip off at Paul S. McBrayer Arena in college betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Eastern Kentucky Colonels as -5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels sit at 10-6 (7-3-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks are currently 8-7 (4-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Eastern Kentucky is 4-7 OU, and Tennessee-Martin is 3-6 OU.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 230-ranked Eastern Kentucky Colonels and the No. 243-rated Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Eastern Kentucky's No. 24-ranked offense, averaging 83 PPG, against a Skyhawks defense that ranks No. 114 at 68.73 PPG. The Colonels field goal percentage has averaged 49.95% so far, more than the Skyhawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.94% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Skyhawks blew out Boyce College on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 122-60 win at Skyhawk Arena.

Eastern Kentucky got 18 points from Javontae Hawkins en route to a 79-70 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday at Winfield Dunn Center.

Betting Trends
  • Tennessee-Martin is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Tennessee-Martin is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
  • Tennessee-Martin is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
  • Tennessee-Martin is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Eastern Kentucky
  • Eastern Kentucky is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Eastern Kentucky's last 7 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Eastern Kentucky is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Tennessee-Martin

Next Betting Matchups

Tennessee-Martin at Morehead State, Saturday, January 9th
Eastern Kentucky at SE Missouri State, Saturday, January 9th