Check out our free Tennessee Tech vs Troy pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Troy. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.
Tennessee Tech vs Troy Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 10th Betting Odds
Golden Eagles vs Trojans Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Troy Trojans
- Where: Troy at Trojan Arena
- Date: Saturday, December 10th
- Betting Odds: Tennessee Tech +13, TENTCH +633 | TROY -990 O/U 136.5
Golden Eagles Preview:
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles head into today’s game in what will be their 10th game of the season, posting a record of 3-6. So far, the Golden Eagles have played 4 games on the road, with a record of 0-4. For the season, Tennessee Tech has been the underdog in 7 games, sitting with a mark of 1-6. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Golden Eagles being +13 point underdogs.
Jaylen Sebree comes into today’s game as the Golden Eagles’ leading scorer at 11.78 points per contest. Not only has Sebree been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Tennessee Tech’s top rebounder at 6.44 boards per contest. Behind Sebree, the team has benefited from the strong play of Brett Thompson who is second on the team in scoring at 11.62 points per game. Overall, he has hit 43.1% of his shots and is adding 3.0 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 that 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.
Troy will take the floor against the Golden Eagles with an overall record of 6-4. So far this season, Troy has played 5 games at home, sitting with a record of 4-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Trojans as the -13 point favorites. The Trojans have been favored 3 times, going 1-2 straight up.
Troy will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Nelson Phillips who is averaging 13.2 points per game for the Trojans. Phillips 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 gameplan is the play of Christyon Eugene who has hit 51.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.7 points per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Troy this season, as they are currently ranked 259th in college basketball at 69.2 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that 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 33.1%, placing them 321st in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Troy Trojans -13
Troy Trojans will tip off their matchup over Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles as the strong favorites to pick up the win with a point spread sitting at -13. Our analysis like’s Troy’s chances to pull away with an easy win and cover the spread. When looking at how each team likes to play, both Troy and Tennessee Tech are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. We like how this scenario favors Troy, as throughout the game their superior talent should come through in an easy win. Although the Trojans don’t have a great track record vs the spread as the betting favorite, going 2-3 (last 5), we like their chances to come away with the ATS win.