Tennessee State Tigers vs. SIU-Edwardsville Cougars 1/21/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 21, 2021

The Tennessee State Tigers (2-6) are favored (-3.5) to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (3-4) at 9:00 PM ET on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Gentry Center. The matchup airs on ESPN+. The over/under is set at 135 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Tennessee State vs SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Tennessee State -3.5 -113 -110 135 -110 -112 -175 143

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Tennessee State vs SIU-Edwardsville
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
SIU-Edwardsville (+3.5) Over (135) SIU-Edwardsville 71 Tennessee State 68

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Total Facts

  • In 75% of their games this season (six of eight chances), the Tigers and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 135 points.
  • SIU-Edwardsville has played in three games this season (out of seven total matchups — 42.9% of chances) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 135 points.
  • The Tigers and the Cougars combine to average 1.9 more points per game than the over/under of 135 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 6.2 more points per game (141.2) than this matchup’s total of 135 points.
  • The Tigers average point total in outings this year is 140, five points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Cougars this season is 3.1 points higher than this game’s over/under.

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Tennessee State Betting Information

  • The Tigers have struggled somewhat against the spread this season, posting a 2-5 record.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Tigers have put together a 1-1 record ATS.
  • Tennessee State and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 2 of 7 games this season (28.6%).

SIU-Edwardsville Betting Information

  • SIU-Edwardsville has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 4-2 ATS.
  • SIU-Edwardsville has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 33.3% of matchups this year (2 out of 6 opportunities).

Head to Head

Tennessee State vs SIU-Edwardsville (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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Tennessee State Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Tigers is Mark Freeman, who scores 13.9 points and distributes 3.9 assists per game.
  • Shakem Johnson is the Tigers best rebounder, grabbing an average of 5.2 boards in each contest while scoring 9.4 points per game.
  • Marcus Fitzgerald Jr. leads the Tigers in three-point shooting, making an average of 1.9 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • Freeman and Mason Green lead Tennessee State on the defensive end, with Freeman leading the team in steals averaging 1.5 per game and Green in blocks averaging 0.5 per contest.

SIU-Edwardsville Leaders

  • Sidney Wilson racks up 13.3 points per game to be the top scorer for the Cougars.
  • The Cougars’ leader in rebounds is Mike Adewunmi with 5.9 per matchup, and their leader in assists is Courtney Carter with 4.4 per game.
  • Shamar Wright makes 1.3 three-pointers per game, the most on the Cougars.
  • Carter (2.0 steals per game) is the steal leader for SIU-Edwardsville while Philip Pepple Jr. (2.5 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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