Planning on watching today’s Tigers and Golden Eagles game? Catch the action at Hooper Eblen Center in Cookeville, TN, as the Golden Eagles hosts this showdown at 8:30 ET on ESPN+. Tennessee State is favored by -4 in this Ohio Valley conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 136.5 points.
TENNESSEE STATE TIGERS VS TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles +4
This game will be played at Hooper Eblen Center at 8:30 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.
WHY BET THE TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
- Not only will Tennessee Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
Can the Tennessee State Offense Score Enough on the Road?
As the Tennessee State Tigers get set to take on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles, they are coming in as four-point favorites. The Tigers have gone 8-4 when favored this season, and they are currently riding a three-game win streak.
On the road this season, Tennessee State has gone 6-7, and over their last ten games away from home, they have gone 4-6. Most recently, they defeated Southeast Missouri State by a score of 77-74.
As the favorite this season, Tennessee State has gone 6-6 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have a 6-4 ATS mark. On the road this year, they are 5-8 vs. the spread and their last 10 road games have resulted in a 3-7 ATS record.
Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Tennessee State’s games this year (145.5). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.
The Tigers’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 74 points per contest. The top scorer for the Tigers was Kinyon Hodges with 18 points, while Jason Jitoboh also chipped in with 13 points.
Currently, the Tigers’ defense holds the 122nd rank in the nation, allowing 70.2 points per game. The Tennessee State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 74 points and allowed Southeast Missouri State to connect on 10 threes.
Will Tennessee Tech Secure A Victory as Home Underdogs?
After losing their last game to Southeast Missouri State by a score of 88-69, Tennessee Tech is 8-17 overall and 2-9 in Ohio Valley Conference play. They have lost six straight games and are 3-15 as the underdog this season.
So far, the Golden Eagles have gone 2-6 at home, and they are 1-2 in their last three games at home. On the season, they have been outscored by an average of 5.6 points per game at home.
As the underdog this season, Tennessee Tech has gone 8-10 vs. the spread. At home, they are 4-4 ATS this year and 9-12 overall. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Golden Eagles have a record of 3-7 vs. the spread.
Today’s over/under line of 136.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Tennessee Tech’s games this year (141.2). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 132 points.
In their recent matchup, the Tennessee Tech offense ended with 69 points against Southeast Missouri State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.4% and made 4 threes. The team’s top scorer is Jayvis Harvey, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 14.6, while Josiah Davis also maintains a PPG average of 12 leading up to the game.
Coming into today’s game, the Tennessee Tech defense is giving up an average of 74.8 points per contest. The Tennessee Tech defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 88 points and allowed Southeast Missouri State to connect on 8 threes.