The Golden Eagles and Lions are set to face off at 4:30 ET on ESPN+. The Lions will host the game at Hyland Arena in Saint Charles, MO. This Ohio Valley conference matchup has an over/under of 135 points, and Lindenwood is favored to win by -1.5 at home vs. Tennessee Tech.
TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES VS LINDENWOOD LIONS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles +1.5
This game will be played at Hyland Arena at 4:30 ET on Saturday, February 10th.
WHY BET THE TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
- Not only will Tennessee Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 135 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.
Do the Golden Eagles Have What it Takes to Win as Road Underdogs?
After losing their last game against Southeast Missouri State by a score of 88-69, Tennessee Tech is 7-17 overall and 2-9 in Ohio Valley Conference play. They have lost six straight games and are 3-15 as the underdog this season.
On the road, the Golden Eagles have gone 2-11 this season, and they are currently on a four-game losing streak away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -13.8 points per game.
As the underdog, Tennessee Tech has gone 8-10 vs. the spread this season and their overall ATS record is 9-12. On the road, the Golden Eagles are 5-8 vs. the spread this year and their last 10 road ATS mark is 3-7.
This season, Tennessee Tech’s over/under record is 9-12, and today’s over/under line of 135 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (141.2). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points, and their OU record in those games is 2-1. So far this season, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.
The Golden Eagles’ offense wrapped up their last game with 69 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 68.2 points per contest. The top scorer for the Golden Eagles was Josiah Davis with 20 points, while Rodney Johnson Jr. also added 14 to the scoreboard.
Facing Lindenwood, Tennessee Tech aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 75.8 points allowed per game (260th). Tennessee Tech’s three-point defense is currently 149th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.8% of their shots vs. Tennessee Tech.
Can the Lions Secure a Win at Home?
After losing their last game to Tennessee State by a score of 65-55, Lindenwood is looking to get back on track. So far, the Lions have an overall record of 8-16, including a 2-9 mark in Ohio Valley Conference play.
At home this season, Lindenwood has a record of 1-7, and they are currently on a two-game losing streak. Over their last 10 games at home, the Lions have gone 3-7.
As the favorite this season, Lindenwood has gone 1-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is just 2-6 and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they’re 1-1-1.
The over/under record for Lindenwood games this season is 8-13, and today’s line of 135 is lower than the average OU line in their games (139.8). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 127 points, and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 3-7.
Compared to their season average of 65.6 points per game, Lindenwood struggled in their previous game. Against Tennessee State, the Lions scored 55 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 30.2%. On offense, Lindenwood has been struggling with their efficiency, coming into today’s game with a field goal percentgage of 41%. So far, they are 58th in free-throws made on a free throw shooting percentage of 73%.
On the defensive side, Lindenwood is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 71.8 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.8 threes per game vs. Tennessee Tech. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.0%.