Eastern Kentucky vs. Tennessee State - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee State Tigers (17-7) at Eastern Kentucky Colonels (14-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Paul S. McBrayer Arena)
The Line: Eastern Kentucky Colonels -1 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee State Tigers and Eastern Kentucky Colonels meet Saturday at the McBrayer Arena.
The Tennessee State Tigers look to stay hot after winning seven of their last 10 games. The Tennessee State Tigers are averaging 74.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.7 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Keron Deshields is averaging 17 points and 3.1 assists while Tahjere McCall is averaging 14.4 points and 5.3 rebounds. Wayne Martin is the third double-digit scorer and Darreon Reddick is dishing 1.5 assists. The Tennessee State Tigers are shooting 34.4 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Tigers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.8 rebounds per game. The Tennessee State Tigers have split their last 12 road games.
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The Eastern Kentucky Colonels could use a win after losing six of their last nine games. The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are averaging 80.9 points on 50.1 percent shooting and allowing 79.3 points on 46.6 percent shooting. Jarelle Reischel is averaging 19 points and 3.3 assists while JaVontae Hawkins is averaging 17.4 points and 4.9 rebounds. Nick Mayo is the third double-digit scorer and Paul Jackson is dishing 5.2 assists. The Eastern Kentucky Colonels are shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.7 percent from the free throw line. The Colonels are allowing 38.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game. The Eastern Kentucky Colonels have split their last eight home games.
The Tigers are 26-8 ATS in their last 34 road games and 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Colonels are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 home games and 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Tigers are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
The Tennessee State Tigers have been far more consistent this season and have shown they can win on the road. Eastern Kentucky has been hit or miss and home games haven't ment much. I'll take the better team and the free point.