The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (6-8) are just 1.5-point favorites as they look to stop a three-game home losing streak when they host the Tennessee State Tigers (3-9) on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at Vadalabene Center. The game airs at 2:00 PM ET. The point total for the matchup is set at 134.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 4, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Cougars (-1.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Cougars favored by 1.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by considerably more (6.8 points). Put your money on the Cougars.

Pick OU:
Over (134)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 3.9 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: SIU-Edwardsville 72, Tennessee State 66

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The average implied total for the Cougars this season is 75.2 points, 7.2 more points than their implied total of 68 points in Thursday’s game.
  • SIU-Edwardsville will look to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (68) for the sixth time this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Tigers (73.3) is 7.3 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (66).
  • Tennessee State has scored more than 66 points four times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

SIU-Edwardsville and Tennessee State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Cougars 8-5 1-1 4-9
Tigers 3-8 1-3 2-9

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games


Tennessee State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/2/2021 Eastern Illinois Loss 70-61 1/30/2021 Austin Peay Loss 71-56
2/1/2021 Austin Peay Loss 74-59 1/28/2021 Murray State Loss 73-53
1/30/2021 UT Martin Win 76-60 1/23/2021 Eastern Illinois Win 65-54
1/28/2021 Southeast Missouri State Loss 64-62 1/21/2021 SIU-Edwardsville Loss 67-65
1/26/2021 Eastern Illinois Win 87-74 1/19/2021 Southeast Missouri State Loss 63-59

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