Check out our free Tennessee Tech vs Little Rock pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Little Rock. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Tennessee Tech vs Little Rock Pick & Preview: Thursday, January 19th Betting Odds
Golden Eagles vs Trojans Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Little Rock Trojans
- Where: Little Rock at Jack Stephens Center
- Date: Thursday, January 19th
- Betting Odds: Tennessee Tech -1, TENTCH -119 | ARLR -104 O/U 143.0
Golden Eagles Preview:
Tennessee Tech will take the floor against the Trojans with an overall record of 8-11. So far, the Golden Eagles have played 9 games on the road, with a record of 1-8. This season, Tennessee Tech has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 3-2. For today’s contest, Tennessee Tech has a betting line set -1 points in their favor.
Jaylen Sebree comes into today’s game as the Golden Eagles’ leading scorer at 13.21 points per contest. Not only has Sebree been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Tennessee Tech’s top rebounder at 6.26 boards per contest. Behind Sebree, the team has benefited from the strong play of Tyrone Perry, who is second on the team in scoring at 10.11 points per game. Overall, he has hit 39.9% of his shots and is adding 2.47 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Tennessee Tech this season, as they are currently ranked 156th in college basketball at 72.8 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Golden Eagles’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.2%, placing them 238th in the NCAA.
Little Rock will take the floor against the Golden Eagles with an overall record of 5-14. So far this season, Little Rock has played 7 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-2. For the season, Little Rock has been the underdog in 14 games, sitting with a mark of 1-13. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Trojans being +1 point underdogs.
Little Rock will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Myron Gardner who is averaging 13.58 points per game for the Trojans. Gardner is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Trojans’ offensive game plan is the play of Deantoni Gordon who has hit 49.1% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.95 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Little Rock this season, as they are currently ranked 342nd in college basketball at 66.7 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Trojans’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.7%, placing them 273rd in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -1
Heading into this matchup, our NCAA betting model has identified this game as a profitable opportunity and recommends taking the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles to pick up the win and cover the spread as -1 point betting favorites. Although Tennessee Tech as a team is just 156th in overall shooting percentage, we see their offense putting together a strong performance against the Trojans’ defense. At -1 we see there being plenty of value in grabbing the Golden Eagles to come out on top and cover.