The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (1-16) will attempt to break a five-game losing streak when they host the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (7-10) on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Hooper Eblen Center as only 2.5-point favorites. The game airs at 9:00 PM ET. The matchup has an over/under set at 139 points.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 11, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The model and DraftKings both have the Golden Eagles taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (0.4 points). Lean towards taking the Cougars.
The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 2.1 points lower than the model projection.
Prediction: Tennessee Tech 71, SIU-Edwardsville 70
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 Golden Eagles’ average implied point total this season is 4.3 more points than their implied total in Thursday’s game (75.3 implied points on average compared to 71 implied points in this game).
- Tennessee Tech will look to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (71) for the third time this season.
- The average implied point total on the season for the Cougars (75.4) is 7.4 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (68).
- SIU-Edwardsville has scored more than 68 points in eight games this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Tennessee Tech and SIU-Edwardsville Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|2/6/2021||UT Martin||Loss||66-64||2/8/2021||Eastern Kentucky||Loss||78-74|
|2/4/2021||Southeast Missouri State||Loss||68-64||2/6/2021||Belmont||Loss||94-62|
|1/30/2021||Morehead State||Loss||74-55||2/4/2021||Tennessee State||Win||68-60|
|1/23/2021||Murray State||Loss||72-63||2/2/2021||Eastern Illinois||Loss||70-61|
|1/21/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||72-69||2/1/2021||Austin Peay||Loss||74-59|
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