Eastern Kentucky vs. Tennessee State - 2/20/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Tennessee State (16-11) at Eastern Kentucky (12-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:30 pm (McBrayer Arena)
The Line: Eastern Kentucky-1 -- Over/Under: 153 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Tennessee State Tigers (16-11, CONF 8-6) and Eastern Kentucky Colonels (13-14, CONF 10-4) face off in an Ohio Valley Conference showdown at the Alumni Coliseum.The Colonels knocked off the Tigers 92-88 during the middle of January.
The Tigers have been up and down this season, and come into this game they have won four of the last six games. The Tigers have also covered the spread in all four of those wins.
Away from home Tennessee State hasn’t been great winning only four games, and a big reason is that the offense is only averaging 65 points while shooting 32.4 percent from deep. The Tigers overall use a balanced attack on offense with four players averaging at least 10.7 points per game.
The Colonels have lost two of the last three games, but before that, they had won six games in a row.
At home this season Eastern Kentucky’s offense has been strong, averaging 76,4 points, and over the last five games that number has jumped up to 79.8 points. The Colonels are led by Jomaru Brown who comes into this game averaging 19.3 points per game.
The road team is 11-2 ATS in the last 13 meetings between Tennessee State and Eastern Kentucky. The Colonels are 8-1 ATS in their last nine games overall.
The Colonels offense has been running up the score as of late, and the Tigers won’t be able to keep up. The Colonels ran up the score the first meetings between the two teams, and it will happen again. Back Eastern Kentucky to win this game and cover the spread.