Austin Peay vs Tennessee Tech College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/21/21

Austin Peay vs Tennessee Tech College Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions 1/21/21 Photo by Matt Stamey-USA TODAY Sports

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (2-13) at Austin Peay Governors (7-4)

College Basketball: Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 8:30 pm (Winfield Dunn Center)

The Line: Austin Peay Governors -11 -- Over/Under: 144.5 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and Austin Peay Governors meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Winfield Dunn Center.

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles need a win to rebound from a 2-13 record. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are averaging 64.2 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 78.3 points on 47.1 percent shooting. Jr. Clay is averaging 14.6 points and 2.8 rebounds while Damaria Franklin is averaging 13.9 points and 1.4 assists. Keishawn Davidson is the third double-digit scorer and Kenny White Jr. is dishing 0.9 assists. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 65.8 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.3 rebounds per game.

The Austin Peay Governors look for a win after winning three of their last four games. The Austin Peay Governors are averaging 73.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 69.2 points on 46.1 percent shooting. Terry Taylor is averaging 21.2 points and 11.4 rebounds while Reginald Gee is averaging 10.9 points and 0.7 assists. Mike Peake is dishing one assist and Jordyn Adams is grabbing 2.8 rebounds. The Austin Peay Governors are shooting 30.9 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Austin Peay Governors are allowing 32.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game.

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The Golden Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 4-1-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Governors are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 games overall. The over is 4-1 in Golden Eagles last 5 overall. The under is 15-5-1 in Governors last 21 overall. The road team is 5-2 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

There's no doubt the Austin Peay Governors are the better team here, but they also can be lackluster on defense and have covered just five of their last 20 games. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles haven't won much this season, but they have covered four of their last five games and oddsmakers usually leave too many points on the table with them. Austin Peay isn't blowing the doors off teams these days. Give me the points.

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Randy’s Pick Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles +11

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

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