Tennessee Tech vs SIU-Edwardsville: Men’s College Basketball Betting Odds and Picks – February 11, 2021

Posted on February 19, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (1-16) are favored (-2.5) to end a five-game losing streak when they host the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (7-10) at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at Hooper Eblen Center. The point total is 139 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 11, 2021, 5:16 PM ET.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Tennessee Tech -2.5 -112 -109 139 -108 -112

Keys to the Game for Tennessee Tech

  • Tennessee Tech has a losing 7-9-1 record against the spread this year.
  • The Golden Eagles record against the spread as at least a 2.5-point favorite is under .500 at 0-1.
  • Tennessee Tech and its opponents have hit the over in 52.9% of games (9 out of 17 matchups).

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

Tennessee Tech Leaders

  • Jr. Clay leads the Golden Eagles in scoring, tallying 15.5 points per game to go with 3.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists.
  • Amadou Sylla is the Golden Eagles leading rebounder, pulling down 5.5 per game, while Keishawn Davidson is their best passer, averaging 4.1 assists in each contest.
  • The Golden Eagles get the most three-point shooting production out of Clay, who makes 2.1 threes per game.
  • Clay is the Golden Eagles leader in steals, averaging 1.9 steals per game, while Sylla leads them in blocks with 0.5 per contest.

Keys to the Game for SIU-Edwardsville

  • SIU-Edwardsville has covered the spread in greater than half of its outings, going 10-6 ATS.
  • When they are at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Cougars have gone 1-1 against the spread.
  • SIU-Edwardsville has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 37.5% of matchups this season (6 out of 16 chances).

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

SIU-Edwardsville Leaders

  • Sidney Wilson outpaced his teammates on the Cougars scoring front by putting up 13.9 points per game. He adds 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game this season.
  • When it comes to SIU-Edwardsville leaders in rebounds and assists, the team has two players at the top: Mike Adewunmi with 6.1 rebounds per game and Courtney Carter with 3.6 assists per game.
  • The 1.2 three-pointers Adewunmi hits per game are a team-high mark for the Cougars.
  • Nobody on SIU-Edwardsville grabs more steals than Carter (1.6 per game) or blocks more shots than Lamar Wright (1.9 per game).

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Cougars (+2.5)

Pick OU:
Over (139)

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.

Head to Head

The Golden Eagles are 2-1 against the Cougars in the last three meetings between the two teams. The Golden Eagles have a 1-0 record against the spread in those contests with the Cougars.

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