Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Belmont Bruins - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Belmont Bruins (16-6) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (15-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Eblen Center)
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The Belmont Bruins will travel to play the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in an OVC game on Saturday.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are 15-7 (7-2) and are coming off of a win against Tennessee State by a score of 81-79. Tennessee Tech has won 2 games in a row and is currently in 2nd place of the OVC East standings. Tennessee Tech has conference losses against Tennessee-Martin and Morehead State. Tennessee Tech is averaging 80.2 points per game while giving up 74.3 points per game. Tennessee Tech is also averaging 36.3 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. Torrance Rowe is averaging 17.4 points per game and 4.8 assists per game for Tennessee Tech. Ryan Martin is averaging 14.4 points per game and 7.9 rebounds per game for the Golden Eagles. Tennessee Tech is shooting 74.7% on free throws, 37.6% on three-pointers, and 46.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Belmont Bruins are 16-6 (8-0) and are coming off of a win against Jacksonville State by a score of 72-63. Belmont has won 9 games in a row and is currently 1st in the OVC East standings. Belmont is averaging 82.6 points per game while giving up 76.1 points per game. Belmont is also averaging 35.5 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game. Evan Bradds is averaging 18.7 points per game and 9.7 rebounds per game for Belmont. Craig Bradshaw is averaging 16 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Bruins. Belmont is shooting 73.2% on free throws, 35.5% on three-pointers, and 49.6% on all field goal attempts.
Belmont is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 road games. Belmont is 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games. The under is 5-2 in Belmont’s last 7 road games. Tennessee Tech is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. Tennessee Tech is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 conference games. The over is 4-1 in Tennessee Tech’s last 5 games.
Belmont is one of the hottest teams in the country right now, but is on the road against the team that is chasing them in the OVC East. Belmont shoots almost 50% from the field and will be looking to contain a Tennessee Tech offense that averages over 80 points per game. With the way Belmont is playing right now, I can’t pick against them.