Tennessee-Martin vs. Southeast Missouri State - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Tennessee-Martin vs. Southeast Missouri State - 2/29/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Southeast Missouri State Redhawks (7-23) at Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (8-20)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 5:00 pm (Skyhawk Arena)

The Line: Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks -5 -- Over/Under: 151

TV: ESPN+

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks and UT Martin Skyhawks meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Skyhawk Arena.

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks need a win after losing 10 of their last 13 games. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are averaging 65.8 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 74.7 points on 47.8 percent shooting. Chris Harris is averaging 15.5 points and three rebounds while Alex Caldwell is averaging 10.2 points and 1.8 rebounds. Khalil Cuffee is the third double-digit scorer and Sage Tolbert is grabbing 6.9 rebounds. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 67.8 percent from the free throw line. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are allowing 37.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game. The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks haven’t won a road game this season.

The UT Martin Skyhawks need a win after losing five of their last six games. The UT Martin Skyhawks are averaging 76.9 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 82.9 points on 50 percent shooting. Parker Stewart is averaging 19.7 points and 4.1 rebounds while Quintin Dove is averaging 18.3 points and 7.7 rebounds. Derek Hawthorne Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Craig Randall II is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The UT Martin Skyhawks are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The UT Martin Skyhawks are allowing 42 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game. The UT Martin Skyhawks have lost five of their last seven home games.

The home team is 10-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings. The favorite is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Southeast Missouri State Redhawks are 4-11 against the spread on the road where they lose by an average of 14.2 points and shoot 38.7 percent from the field. The UT Martin Skyhawks are just 4-5 against the spread at home and 8-18 against the spread on the season, but they do play their best ball at home where they win by an average of 1.6 points and shoot a healthy 45.9 percent from the field. This game is blah, but backing the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks in any shape isn't an option.

Randy’s Pick Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks -5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.