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Tennessee State Tigers Expected to Dominate Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles with Strong Offensive Performance

The Tennessee State Tigers are preparing to face off against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in an Ohio Valley Conference game at the Hooper Eblen Center. The Tigers have been performing well lately, with a three-game winning streak, including a recent road victory against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks. On the other hand, the Golden Eagles are coming off an overtime road win against the Lindenwood Lions. Tennessee State is currently favored to win with an opening line of -3, which has since shifted to -4.

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  • Moneyline: Tigers -180 | Golden Eagles +154
  • Spread: Tigers -4 (-110) | Golden Eagles +4 (-110)
  • Total: Over/Under 136.5 (-110)
  • Based on the moneyline, the implied probability that Tennessee St. will win straight-up is 64%.

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Tennessee St. Tigers

The Tennessee State Tigers recently secured a strong 77-74 victory against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks on the road. The team performed well offensively, shooting at a 56.6% accuracy from the field, 50.0% from beyond the arc, and making 17 free throws. Senior guard Kinyon Hodges led the team with 18 points, seven rebounds, three assists, and two steals. However, the team's defense struggled as the Redhawks had a shooting percentage of 42.2% overall.

Overall, the Tennessee State Tigers have been performing solidly on offense, averaging 74.0 points per game with a shooting percentage of 45.0%. Their defense has also been relatively effective, allowing an average of 70.2 points per game. There are no reported injuries on the team.

In terms of power rankings, the Tennessee State Tigers are ranked 241 overall. They rank 184 in offense, scoring an average of 73.92 points per game. Defensively, they are ranked 129, allowing an average of 70.04 points per game. In terms of shooting percentages, the Tigers hit an average of 44.60% of their field goals and 75.51% of their free throws. They make an average of 33.81% of their three-pointers.

On the rebounding front, the Tigers average 34.54 rebounds per game and have an average of 12.42 offensive assists and 12.67 turnovers per game. Defensively, they allow opponents to have a 42.28% field goal percentage and a 71.87% free throw percentage. The Tigers allow opponents to make an average of 32.29% of their three-pointers and average 35.50 defensive rebounds per game. They also have an average of 10.92 defensive assists and 14.00 turnovers per game.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Analysis

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles recently secured a 62-53 overtime victory against the Lindenwood Lions. They performed well offensively, shooting at a 43.1% overall rate, including 23.5% from beyond the arc, and making 12 free throw attempts. Josiah Davis, a sophomore guard, stood out with a strong performance, contributing 20 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, one block, and four turnovers in 36 minutes of play. Additionally, the team's defense was dominant, holding the Lions to a shooting split of 28.6% from the field, 17.6% from beyond the arc, and 82.4% from the free throw line.

Looking ahead, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles aim to improve their offensive performance, as they currently average 68.0 points per game and have a field goal percentage of 45.3% as a team. On the defensive end, they need to step up, as they are allowing an average of 74.8 points per game this season.

In terms of rankings, the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are ranked 346th and are placed at #334 for offense, averaging 66.52 points per game. Defensively, they are ranked #278, giving up an average of 75.48 points per game. Their overall record is 7-17, with a 10-12 against the spread (ATS) record. In their previous three matchups against Tennessee Tech, Tennessee St. had a 1-2 record, both straight up and against the spread.

For offense, the Golden Eagles have a shooting percentage of 44.53% from the field, ranking them at #193. They also have a free throw percentage of 70.97% (#215) and three-point shooting percentage of 31.26% (#300). Their rebounding average is 29.70 per game (#359), and they have an average of 11.43 offensive assists and 11.83 turnovers per game, ranking them at #314 and #159, respectively.

On defense, Tennessee Tech allows opponents to shoot 46.91% from the field (#340). They also allow a free throw percentage of 76.72% (#358) and a three-point shooting percentage of 36.52% (#334). The team averages 36.22 defensive rebounds per game (#36.22), along with 15.35 defensive assists and 10

Tennessee State Tigers Outshine Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in Efficiency and Scoring

Upon examination of KenPom's adjusted efficiency margin, a noticeable discrepancy emerges between Tennessee State and Tennessee Tech, showcasing the former's position at 258th in the country with a -6.88 rating and the latter's ranking at 336th with a -16.65 rating. One significant contrasting element between the two programs lies in their scoring proficiency, with the Tigers averaging 73.7 points across their last three games, whereas the Golden Eagles have managed a lower average of 63.8 points over their last five games. Taking all factors into consideration, it seems prudent to favor the Tennessee State Tigers to not only cover the spread, but also exhibit a stronger performance overall.

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