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

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Cougars (+2.5)

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.

Pick OU:
Over (139)

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)
Golden Eagles 7-9-1 0-1 9-8
Cougars 10-6 1-1 6-10

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

Last 5 Games

Tennessee Tech

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
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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