SIU-Edwardsville Cougars vs. Tennessee State Tigers: 2/4/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 4, 2021

The Tennessee State Tigers (3-9) are slight underdogs (by 1.5 points) to end a five-game road losing streak when they visit the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (6-8) on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET. The matchup’s over/under is set at 134.

Betting Information

SIU-Edwardsville vs Tennessee State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
SIU-Edwardsville -1.5 -112 -109 134 -109 -113 -125 102

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Computer picks for SIU-Edwardsville vs Tennessee State
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
SIU-Edwardsville (-1.5) Over (134) SIU-Edwardsville 72 Tennessee State 66

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Total Facts

  • In seven of 14 opportunities (50%) this season, the Cougars and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 134 points.
  • Tennessee State and its opponents have combined to score more than 134 points in six of 12 games (50%) this season.
  • The two teams average a combined 0.3 fewer points per game (133.7) than this game’s over/under of 134 points.
  • The Cougars and the Tigers have seen their opponents average a combined 7.8 more points per game than the point total of 134 set in this game.
  • The Cougars average point total in matchups this year is 140.1, 6.1 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average total for Tigers games this year is 1.3 more points than the point total of 134 for this outing.

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SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information

  • Against the spread, SIU-Edwardsville has been strong this season, posting an 8-5 record.
  • The Cougars have covered half the time, going 1-1 against the spread when favored by at least 1.5 points.
  • SIU-Edwardsville and its opponents have covered the over/under in just 4 of 13 games this season (30.8%).

Tennessee State Betting Information

  • Tennessee State has a losing record against the spread, going 3-8 ATS (covering just 27.3% of the time).
  • When they are at least 1.5-point underdogs, the Tigers have not fared well, going 1-3 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Tennessee State’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (2 out of 11 games, 18.2%).

Head to Head

SIU-Edwardsville vs Tennessee State (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/21/2021 Tennessee State -3.5 136.5 -166 +136 Regular Season 67-65 SIUE
1/4/2020 Tennessee State -11.5 147 -835 +540 Regular Season 79-74 TNST
2/21/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-84 SIUE

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SIU-Edwardsville Leaders

  • The Cougars scoring leader is Sidney Wilson, who averages 13.8 per contest to go with 4.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists.
  • Mike Adewunmi leads SIU-Edwardsville in rebounding, averaging 6.7 per game, while Courtney Carter leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.8 in each contest.
  • The Cougars get the most three-point shooting production out of Wilson, who knocks down 1.2 threes per game.
  • The SIU-Edwardsville steals leader is Carter, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Lamar Wright, who compiles 1.9 rejections per contest.

Tennessee State Leaders

  • Mark Freeman collects 14.7 points and tacks on 3.7 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Tigers’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Yusuf Mohamed is at the top of the Tennessee State rebounding leaderboard with 5.3 rebounds per game. He also scores 6.3 points and adds 0.4 assists per game.
  • Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. is dependable from deep and leads the Tigers with 1.9 made threes per game.
  • Freeman (1.8 steals per game) and Mason Green (1.2 blocks per game) lead the Tigers in steals and blocks, respectively.
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