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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Eastern Kentucky Colonels in Battle with Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Golden Eagles of Tennessee Tech hit the hard court against the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels betting line opened as -1-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 12-9 and 8-7-1 ATS Eastern Kentucky Colonels will face the 13-7 Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, who own a 7-5-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eastern Kentucky Colonels are 6-10 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are 6-7.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 129-rated Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles taking on the No. 192-rated Eastern Kentucky Colonels in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Tennessee Tech is ranked No. 181 in NCAA basketball at 35.8 per game. Contrast that with Eastern Kentucky's No. 244 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Eastern Kentucky is the No. 48-ranked team in the country at 8.48 per game, while Tennessee Tech rates No. 44 at 8.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Eagles got a 20-point effort from Ryan Martin, who added 20 rebounds, but Morehead State still managed to defeat Tennessee Tech 81-74 Thursday at Ellis Johnson Arena.

Jacksonville State was victimized for 21 points and 21 rebounds by Javontae Hawkins as the Colonels bested the Gamecocks 91-88 in college basketball action on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • Tennessee Tech is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Tennessee Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Tennessee Tech is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • Tennessee Tech is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Eastern Kentucky
  • Eastern Kentucky is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Eastern Kentucky's last 8 games
  • Eastern Kentucky is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tennessee Tech home to Tennessee State, Thursday, January 28th
Eastern Kentucky at Murray State, Wednesday, January 27th