Tennessee Tech vs Tennessee-Martin - Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/29/24

Tennessee-Martin (19-10) vs Tennessee Tech (9-19)

Game Info: Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 8:30 pm (Kathleen and Tom Elam Center)

Betting Odds: Tennessee-Martin -11 -- Over/Under: 152 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Tennessee Tech Golden Lions and UT Martin Skyhawks face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at the Elam Center. Let's look at the betting matchup and give a free Tennessee Tech vs UT Martin prediction.

Tennessee Tech Coming off a Loss

Tennessee Tech faced off against Eastern Illinois in the last game and they were able to secure the 75-67 victory. Daniel Egbuniwe had a strong game putting 16 points, seven rebounds, and two assists. Rodney Johnson also put up 18 points. The Golden Lions are averaging 68.2 points while their defense is giving up 73.4 points per game. The defense is ranked 224th, and the defense is going to need to step up here. Jayvis Harvey is averaging 14.6 points while shooting 42.8 percent from the field and 36.5 percent from behind the three point line. 

Can UT Martin Win Their Sixth Game in a Row

UT Martin has won five games in a row, and this is a team that is has a ton of confidence. In the last game against Southeast Missouri State, UT Martin scored 82 points, and they ended up winning by 10 points. Two games ago against Lindenwood, UT Martin scored 106 points and they ended up winning in blowout fashion. UT Martin is averaging 81.2 points while their defense is giving up 76.4 points per game. The offense is ranked 30th in the league. Jordan Sears is averaging 20.6 points while shooting 44.1 percent from the field and 45.4 percent from behind the three point line. 

Tennessee Tech vs UT Martin Betting Prediction

On paper, UT Martin is the better team, and they are going to have no issue here. Away from home, Tennessee Tech is 3-11 and they are going to really struggle here. UT Martin is averaging 81.2 points and they are going to have no issue running up the score. Tennessee Tech’s offense won’t be keeping up here, and this game is going to be a blowout win by UT Martin. Back UT Martin against the spread. 

Shane’s Pick UT Martin -11

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