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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Eastern Kentucky ColonelsTennessee Tech Golden Eagles
17-8February 13, 2014, 08:00 | Eblen Center12-13

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles try to run the Eastern Kentucky Colonels off the court at Eblen Center in college hoops action.

The Golden Eagles bring a 12-13 record (8-9-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-8 Colonels, who are 9-9-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Tennessee Tech go 11-5 so far and the Colonels go 8-10.

View Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Odds and Stats.

The visitors opened as -4-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

This game matches up the No. 234 (Golden Eagles) and the No. 44 (Colonels) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

In their last action, Eastern Kentucky was an 86-79 loser at home against Morehead State. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. Eastern Kentucky got 18 points from Glenn Cosey but lost anyway, 86-79, to Morehead State on Saturday at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

Tennessee Tech was a 72-60 winner in its last match on the road against Jacksonville State. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs. Tennessee Tech got 15 points from Dennis Ogbe en route to a 72-60 victory over Jacksonville State on Saturday at Pete Mathews Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Tennessee Tech's No. 131-ranked scoring average of 71.92 PPG, against a Colonels defense rated No. 140 and allowing 70.16 PPG. The Golden Eagles FG% has averaged 44.15% to date this season, less than the Colonels shooters have managed so far (47.94% per game).

A few Colonels at Golden Eagles trends to consider:
Eastern Kentucky is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 6 games
Eastern Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tennessee Tech is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Tennessee Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Tennessee Tech is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee Tech's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Eastern Kentucky at Jacksonville State, Saturday, February 15th
Tennessee Tech at Morehead State, Saturday, February 15th