Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Austin Peay Governors - 3/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Austin Peay Governors (14-17) at Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (19-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Nashville Municipal Auditorium)
The Line: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Austin Peay Governors will play the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles in the first round of the OVC Conference Tournament.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are 19-10 (11-5) and are the #5 seed in the OVC tournament. Tennessee Tech finished the regular season losing 2 of their last 3 games. Tennessee Tech defeated Austin Peay by a score of 72-66 in the only meeting between these teams this season. Tennessee Tech is averaging 78.8 points per game while giving up 74.9 points per game. Tennessee Tech is also averaging 36 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game. Torrance Rowe is averaging 18.1 points per game and 4.4 assists per game for Tennessee Tech. Ryan Martin is averaging 14 points per game and 8.1 rebounds per game for the Golden Eagles. Tennessee Tech is shooting 74.6% on free throws, 37.3% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Austin Peay Governors are 14-17 (7-9) and are the #8 seed in the OVC tournament. Austin Peay finished the regular season on a 2 game winning streak. Austin Peay is averaging 74.7 points per game while giving up 75.7 points per game. Austin Peay is also averaging 36.6 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game. Chris Horton is averaging 18.5 points per game and 11.8 rebounds per game for Austin Peay. Josh Robinson is averaging 16.5 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Governors. Austin Peay is shooting 66.9% on free throws, 33.5% on three-pointers, and 45.6% on all field goal attempts.
Austin Peay is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. Austin Peay is 3-10-1 ATS in their last 14 games. The over is 9-1-1 in Austin Peay’s last 11 games. Tennessee Tech is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Tennessee Tech is 1-3-2 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games. The under is 5-2 in Tennessee Tech’s last 7 games. Austin Peay is 1-9 ATS in these two teams last 10 meetings.
Tennessee Tech has had more success this season and won the first meeting between these teams by 6 points. Both teams are similar in rebounding and shooting percentage. Tennessee Tech has the higher scoring offense and I like them to advance to the second round.