SE Missouri State @ Tennessee Tech
Current Records: SE Missouri State 11-15; Tennessee Tech 7-19
What to Know
An Ohio Valley battle is on tap between the SE Missouri State Redhawks and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at 8:30 p.m. ET on Thursday at Hooper Eblen Arena. The teams split their matchups last year, with Tennessee Tech winning the first 72-63 at home and SE Missouri State taking the second 68-64.
The Redhawks came up short against the Belmont Bruins on Saturday, falling 81-72.
Meanwhile, Tennessee Tech was just a bucket short of a win on Saturday and fell 61-60 to the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars.
SE Missouri State is expected to lose this next one by 4. The smart bettors have been the ones to keep their money on SE Missouri State’s opponents whenever they hit the road.
The losses put SE Missouri State at 11-15 and the Golden Eagles at 7-19. A couple defensive numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: The Redhawks are 11th worst in college basketball in points allowed per game, with 77.3 on average. Tennessee Tech has experienced some struggles of their own as they have allowed their opponents to shoot 45.50% from the floor on average, which is the 44th highest shooting percentage allowed in college basketball. It’s possible one of these Achilles’ heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Hooper Eblen Arena — Cookeville, Tennessee
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Golden Eagles are a 4-point favorite against the Redhawks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Golden Eagles as a 4.5-point favorite.
Tennessee Tech have won five out of their last eight games against SE Missouri State.
- Feb 04, 2021 – SE Missouri State 68 vs. Tennessee Tech 64
- Dec 30, 2020 – Tennessee Tech 72 vs. SE Missouri State 63
- Feb 22, 2020 – Tennessee Tech 71 vs. SE Missouri State 62
- Feb 08, 2020 – Tennessee Tech 62 vs. SE Missouri State 60
- Feb 07, 2019 – SE Missouri State 71 vs. Tennessee Tech 66
- Jan 25, 2018 – Tennessee Tech 76 vs. SE Missouri State 65
- Jan 10, 2017 – SE Missouri State 83 vs. Tennessee Tech 78
- Jan 16, 2016 – Tennessee Tech 91 vs. SE Missouri State 55