Tennessee Tech vs Ohio NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/8/2019
Game: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs Ohio Bobcats
Date: Sunday, December 8, 2019
Location: Convocation Center Ohio in Athens, OH
Odds/Point Spread: Ohio -12
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles travel to Convocation Center Ohio to play the Ohio Bobcats on Sunday, December 8, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Ohio as 12 point favorites.
Tennessee Tech comes into this game with an overall record of 3-6. They currently have a point differential of -4.9 as they are averaging 61.7 points per game while giving up 66.6 per contest. Ohio has an overall mark of 6-3. They are averaging 73.7 points per contest and giving up 67.1, which is a point differential of 6.6.
Valuable Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Betting Trends
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are 2-4-0 against the over/under
Important Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-4-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 4-3-0 against the over/under
Key Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
No key injuries to report
Hunter Vick comes into this contest averaging 9.2 points per game while playing 27.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 51% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 100%. Amadou Sylla averages 8.7 points per game in 24.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 6.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 59% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%.
Jason Preston averages 16.6 points per game while playing 36.6 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 8.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is at 79%. Jordan Dartis averages 12.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee Tech averages 61.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 327th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -4.9 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team, which has them ranked 291st. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 234th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game, which ranks them 171st and 234th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 12th with 17.6 per game. The Golden Eagles allow 66.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 140th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 210th and 137th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 170th and they give up 12.9 assists per contest, which puts them in 210th place in Division 1. They force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 188th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ohio is 148th in the country with 73.7 points per game this year. They are 51st in Division 1 in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 6.6. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 54th in the nation. They are 250th in the NCAA in rebounding with 34.3 boards per game, and 49th in assists per contest with 16.2. The Bobcats are 161st in turnovers per game with 13.9. The Bobcats surrender 67.1 points per contest, which ranks them 146th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 107th and 155th in those defensive statistics. They rank 86th with 11.0 assists allowed per contest and 68th with 32.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Bobcats are 137th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.7 per game.
The Golden Eagles have an offensive rating of 89.1, which is ranked 322nd. They are 275th in college basketball in pace with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 47% is 276th. As a unit they are 311th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 40% of their shot attempts, ranking 119th in D-1. Tennessee Tech is 7th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 21.7 times per 100 possessions.
Ohio is 113th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions. The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 106.6, which is ranked 85th. They are 245th in D-1 in pace with 69.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 38th. As a unit they are 47th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 90th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee Tech/Ohio college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Ohio -12
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