Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs. Tennessee State Tigers 2/27/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 27, 2021

Mark Freeman leads the Tennessee State Tigers (4-18) into a matchup with the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (19-6) after putting up 30 points in a 74-60 loss to Morehead State. The Colonels are 13.5-point favorites in the game on Saturday, February 27, 2021, which tips off at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of 150.5 points.

Betting Information

Eastern Kentucky vs Tennessee State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Eastern Kentucky -13.5 -115 -105 150.5 -110 -110 -1250 750

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Computer picks for Eastern Kentucky vs Tennessee State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Eastern Kentucky (-13.5) Under (150.5) Eastern Kentucky 82 Tennessee State 66

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Total Facts

  • In 16 of 25 opportunities (64%) this year, the Colonels and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s point total of 150.5 points.
  • Tennessee State and its opponents have combined to score more than 150.5 points in seven of 22 games (31.8%) this season.
  • These two teams average a combined 148.9 points per game, 1.6 fewer points than the total of 150.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.5 fewer points per game (148) than this matchup’s total of 150.5 points.
  • The average total the Colonels have had set in matchups this year is 5.3 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average over/under for Tigers games this season is 9.5 fewer points than the point total of 150.5 in this outing.

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Eastern Kentucky Betting Information

  • Eastern Kentucky has been good against the spread, going 13-8-1 on the season.
  • More often than not, Eastern Kentucky and its foes have united to reach the over, cashing in on 14 of 22 chances this season.

Tennessee State Betting Information

  • Tennessee State has failed to cover the spread in more than half of its outings, going 6-15 ATS.
  • Tennessee State and its opponents have hit the over in fewer than half of their games this season — 9 of 21 (42.9%).

Head to Head

Eastern Kentucky vs Tennessee State (Last 6 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/13/2021 Eastern Kentucky -7 147 -311 +245 Regular Season 93-73 EKENT
3/5/2020 Eastern Kentucky -2 149.5 -133 +110 Conference Tournament 58-48 EKENT
2/20/2020 Eastern Kentucky -1.5 158.5 -126 +103 Regular Season 83-62 EKENT
1/18/2020 Tennessee State -9.5 150 -536 +376 Regular Season 92-88 EKENT
2/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-65 EKENT
1/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-81 TNST

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Eastern Kentucky Leaders

  • Tre King leads the Colonels in scoring and rebounding, tallying 15.4 points and 6.4 boards per game.
  • Eastern Kentucky’s best passer is Wendell Green Jr., who averages 5.1 assists per game to go with his 14.7 PPG scoring average.
  • Michael Moreno leads his teammates on the Colonels with 2.2 made threes per outing.
  • Cooper Robb is Eastern Kentucky’s leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Tariq Balogun leads them in blocks with 1.3 per contest.

Tennessee State Leaders

  • Freeman averages 16.9 points and adds 4.6 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Tigers’ leaderboards for those statistics.
  • Shakem Johnson’s stat line of 5.7 rebounds, 11.4 points and 1.1 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Tennessee State rebounding leaderboard.
  • Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. leads the Tigers in three-point shooting with an average of 1.9 made threes per game.
  • Freeman (2.1 steals per game) and Mason Green (1.1 blocks per game) pace the Tigers in steals and blocks, respectively.
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