Tennessee State vs. Austin Peay - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Austin Peay Governors (8-10) at Tennessee State Tigers (12-4)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Gentry Complex)
The Line: Tennessee State Tigers -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Austin Peay Governors and Tennessee State Tigers meet Thursday night at the Gentry Center.
The Austin Peay Governors look for some consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Austin Peay Governors are averaging 71.5 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 76.3 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Chris Horton is averaging 18.4 points and 12.6 rebounds while Josh Robinson is averaging 14.7 points and 2.3 assists. Khalil Davis is the third double-digit scorer and Kenny Jones is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Austin Peay Governors are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 65 percent from the free throw line. Austin Peay is allowing 40.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13.1 turnovers per game. The Austin Peay Governors have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Tennessee State Tigers look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The Tennessee State Tigers are averaging 71.5 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 67.8 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Keron Deshields is averaging 15.4 points and 3.4 assists while Tahjere McCall is averaging 12.7 points and 5.1 rebounds. Wayne Martin is the third double-digit scorer and Darreon Reddick is dishing 1.8 assists. The Tennessee State Tigers are shooting 34.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. Tennessee State is allowing 35.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 13 turnovers per game. The Tennessee State Tigers have won seven of their last 11 home games.
The Governors are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a winning home record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games. The Tigers are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 home games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The underdog is 7-2-1 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Tennessee State is a confident bunch that thinks it can make a deep run this season in the Ohio Valley. Austin Peay has been a hit and miss this season and struggles on the defensive side. I'll take the home team and the reasonable chalk.