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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles battle vs Jacksonville State Gamecocks highlights college odds menu

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Jan 19, 8:00 PM | Eblen Center

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds


Tennessee Tech will look to improve on its 11-7 record on Thursday when they host Jacksonville State in NCAAB odds action at Eblen Center.

The Golden Eagles sit at 11-7 (9-3 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Gamecocks are currently 6-14 (8-6 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Tennessee Tech is 7-5 OU, and Jacksonville State is 7-7 OU.

View Jacksonville State vs Tennessee Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Golden Eagles as 9-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Golden Eagles at No. 263 and the Gamecocks at No. 154 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 69-65 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee Tech's No. 79 nationally ranked offense (73.5 points per game) against a Gamecocks defense that sits as the No. 107 at 64.4 PPG. The Golden Eagles have been averaging 46.5% from the field, more than the Gamecocks have managed so far this season (40.3% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Jacksonville State owns the country's No. 55-rated mark, allowing 64.2 points per game on the highway. Tennessee Tech, on the other hand, rates No. 67 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Jacksonville State, they were a 60-57 loser as they battled Austin Peay on the road. They covered in the match as a 9-point underdog. Tarvin Gaines scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Gamecocks to a win (they lost 60-57 to Austin Peay at Winfield Dunn Center on Saturday).

Tennessee Tech lost its last outing, an 82-74 result against Murray State on January 14. They covered in that game as a 11-point underdog. Tennessee Tech suffered an 82-74 loss against Murray State on Saturday, getting 19 points from Kevin Murphy in a losing effort at CFSB Center.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Eastern Illinois are 5-5
After playing Austin Peay are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing SE Missouri State are 7-3
After playing Murray State are 5-5
After a loss are 9-1

A few Gamecocks at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Jacksonville State's last 6 games on the road
Jacksonville State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Tennessee Tech
Jacksonville State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tennessee Tech's last 7 games
Tennessee Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Jacksonville State
Tennessee Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Jacksonville State

Next up:
Jacksonville State home to Eastern Illinois, Thursday, January 26
Tennessee Tech home to SE Missouri State, Saturday, January 21