SIU-Edwardsville vs Tennessee Tech Prediction, Odds and Best Bets
SIU-Edwardsville is on the road playing Tennessee Tech at the Hooper Eblen Arena stadium on Thursday, 1/26/2023 @ 7:00pm EST. SIU-Edwardsville -2.5 was the opening favorite and current line is SIU-Edwardsville -2.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (9-12, 5-3 OVC) hope to build on a four-game home winning streak when they host the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (14-7, 5-3 OVC) on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET. Listed below are betting insights and statistics for the Cougars’ (-137 to win on the moneyline) matchup with the Golden Eagles (+112).
IMPACT PLAYERS AT SIU-EDWARDSVILLE
Among his teammates, Damarco Minor leads the team in assists per game (3), as well as 11.9 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. On defense, he recorded 1.5 steals and 0 blocked shots. Ray'Sean Taylor leads his squad in points per contest (14.5), rebounds and assists per game. In terms of defense, he recorded 1.3 steals and 0 blocked shots. Averaging 11 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 2.3 assists, Wright shoots 47.6% from the field and 38.8% from beyond the arc with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game. Deejuan Pruitt leads his team in rebounds per game (8.4), as well as points and assists (11.8). In addition, he averages 0.9 steals and 0.5 contested shots per game. Each game, Lamar Wright scores 9 points, pulls down 3.4 rebounds, and assists 0.8 times. He contributes 0.3 steals and 0.8 blocked shots on the other end.
TECH IMPACT PLAYERS IN TENNESSEE
Jaylen Sebree leads the Golden Eagles in scoring (13.2 points per game), rebounding (6.7), and assists (2.1). In addition, he averages 1.1 steals and 0.5 blocked shots per game. Despite making just 40% of his shots from the field and 37.7% from 3-point range, Tyrone Perry averages 10 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game. He also makes 2.2 three-pointers per game. Jayvis Harvey scores 12.9 points, grabs 4 rebounds, and assists 1.8 times per game for the Golden Eagles. In each of his games, Brett Thompson averages 2.9 assists. With 1.4 triples per game, he makes 43.9% of his shots from the field and 45.5% from beyond the arc, contributing 10.2 points and 2.6 rebounds. Erik Oliver averages 7.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 1.4 assists per game for the Golden Eagles.
TENNESSEE TECH VS SIU-EDWARDSVILLE BETTING TRENDS
This year, the Cougars have won 11 games against the spread. As 2-point favorites or greater, SIU-Edwardsville has an ATS record of 4-3. A total of 10 of the Cougars' 18 games have been over the point total. So far this year, SIU-Edwardsville has scored more than 137.5 points 10 times. There are 137.5 points over/under in this game, 5.1 fewer than the average total in Cougars games this season. Nine of Tennessee Tech's 18 games have covered the spread. As 2-point underdogs or greater, the Golden Eagles are 6-5-1 ATS. The over has been hit in 10 of SIU-Edwardsville's 18 games. This year, there have been 12 Golden Eagle games with over 137.5 points. Tennessee Tech averages 144.3 points in its games, which is 6.8 points more than the over/under for this game.
With a power ranking of 122, SIU-Edwardsville is ranked #135 in offense (scoring an average of 74.25 per game), #141 in defense (allowing an average of 67.80 points to be scored against them per game) and are 14-7 (12-6 ATS) this season.
Tennessee Tech Highlights
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles has a power ranking of 84 and are #175 for offense (scoring an average of 71.85 per game), #242 for defense (giving up an average of 67.80 points per game) and 9-12 (9-7-2 ATS) overall. SIU-Edwardsville went 1-2 (1-2 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Tennessee Tech.
Curated Picks & Predictions
- Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict the score to be SIUE 66.75, TNTEC 70.75.
- 53% of SportsJaw users predict SIU-Edwardsville Cougars to cover.
- OddsShark has not made their prediction yet.
- 65% picked SIU-Edwardsville Cougars on Covers.com
- SportsJaw's ScoreCaster prediction: Cougars 66 to Golden Eagles 67.
Our prediction: Cougars 66 to Golden Eagles 67.
Written by SportsJaw Staff
Categorized as NCAAB Predictions
3 Latest Chatter[ - ]
Both teams have a compariable offense and the Cougars have a slightly better defense. The Cougars won more games straight up and against the spread over their last 3 matchups. Adjusted score predictions based on power rankings and strength of schedule: Cougars 77 to Golden Eagles 69.
After crunching 8 data points, our relative predictions model has elected to not make a prediction on this game - view the SIU-Edwardsville vs Tennessee Tech infographic for details.