Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Moneyline – Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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The Tennessee State Tigers (15-10, 8-4 OVC) will look to extend a three-game winning run when visiting the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (8-17, 3-9 OVC) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at Hooper Eblen Center. It airs at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN+.

Tuesday’s matchup between the Tigers and the Golden Eagles features the Tigers as 4.5-point favorites. The over/under for the matchup is set at 136.5.

Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Odds

Point Spread for Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech

The spread for this matchup is set at 4.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Tennessee State as the favorite.

Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Tennessee State has -198 odds to pick up the win, while Tennessee Tech is listed at +164 to claim victory.

Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 136.5 points.

Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Cookeville, Tennessee
  • Arena: Hooper Eblen Center

Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Betting Trends

Against the spread, Tennessee State is 9-12-0 this year. The Tigers have been victorious in eight, or 66.7%, of the 12 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Tennessee State’s games this year have gone over the total in nine out of 22 opportunities (40.9%).

Tennessee Tech has 10 wins against the spread in 22 games this year. The Golden Eagles have been the moneyline underdog 19 total times this season. They’ve gone 4-15 in those games. Tennessee Tech’s games this year have hit the over on nine of 22 set point totals (40.9%).

Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Key Players to Watch

Tennessee State

Kinyon Hodges is tops on the Tigers at 5.3 rebounds per game, while also putting up 1.9 assists and 9.9 points. EJ Bellinger is posting 12.5 points, 1.3 assists and 5.0 rebounds per contest. Jaylen Jones is tops on his team in assists per game (2.7), and also averages 9.6 points and 4.1 rebounds. Defensively, he posts 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Christian Brown is tops on the Tigers with 13.7 points per game and 0.9 assists, while also posting 3.5 rebounds.

Tennessee Tech

Daniel Egbuniwe is posting a team-leading 5.9 rebounds per contest. And he is contributing 7.3 points and 2.0 assists, making 47.7% of his shots from the floor. Josiah Davis gets the Golden Eagles 12.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.6 steals and 0.0 blocked shots. Rodney Johnson Jr. is putting up 10.7 points, 5.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, making 45.3% of his shots from the floor.

What you need to know about the Tennessee State Tigers

Tennessee State has covered seven times in 12 games with a spread in conference action this season. The Tigers are posting 74.0 points per game (184th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while giving up 70.2 points per contest (132nd-ranked). Tennessee State has been shining in terms of rebounding this season, ranking best in college basketball in rebounds per game () and best in rebounds allowed per contest ().

The Tigers are averaging 80.5 points per game this season in home games, which is 12.5 more points than they’re averaging away from home (68.0). Tennessee State is making 6.6 threes per game (263rd-ranked in college basketball) this year, while putting up a 34.0% three-point percentage (177th-ranked). The Tigers rank 16th-best in college basketball by giving up 5.2 threes per game. In terms of three-point percentage allowed, they rank 114th in college basketball at 32.7%.

The Tigers are 6-4 against the spread and 7-3 overall over their past 10 games. Three of Tennessee State’s last 10 outings have hit the over. Tennessee State has been putting up 68.7 points per contest in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little lower than the 74.0 it has scored over the course of the 2023-24 campaign. Tennessee State’s defense has been more stingy lately, as the team has given up 64.8 points per game during its last 10 compared to the 70.2 points per game its opponents average this season.

What you need to know about the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

Tennessee Tech has put together a 4-8-0 record against the spread in conference play this year. Offensively the Golden Eagles are the 315th-ranked squad in college basketball (68.0 points per game). On defense they are 266th (74.8 points allowed per game). On the boards, Tennessee Tech is best in the nation in rebounds ( per game). It is best in rebounds allowed ( per game).

At home the Golden Eagles are putting up 74.5 points per game, 11.6 more than they are averaging on the road (62.9). Beyond the arc, Tennessee Tech is 287th in college basketball in 3-pointers made per game (6.3). It is 260th in 3-point percentage at 32.3%. Giving up 7.1 3-pointers per game and conceding 35.4% from beyond the arc, the Golden Eagles are 196th and 281st in the country, respectively, in those categories.

The Golden Eagles have gone 3-7 in their past 10 games, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span. Tennessee Tech has gone over the total in three of its past 10 outings. Tennessee Tech has played worse offensively over its past 10 games, compiling 63.1 points per contest, 4.9 fewer points its than season average of 68.0. The Golden Eagles are surrendering 70.9 points per game in their past 10 games, which is 3.9 fewer points than they are allowing for the season (74.8).

Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Tennessee State, and we project that Tennessee Tech will cover the spread (Tennessee State -4.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 136.5 points.

How to bet Tennessee State vs. Tennessee Tech

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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