Looking to win big? The Golden Eagles and Screaming Eagles face off at 8:30 ET on ESPN+. The Screaming Eagles are hosting the game at Screaming Eagles Arena in Evansville, IN. The odds for this Ohio Valley conference game currently have the Screaming Eagles as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 139.5 points.

TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES VS SOUTHERN INDIANA SCREAMING EAGLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles +3

This game will be played at Screaming Eagles Arena at 8:30 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE TENNESSEE TECH GOLDEN EAGLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 83-65 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Not only will Tennessee Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 139.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 148 points.

Will the Tennessee Tech Defense Show Up on the Road?

Heading into today's matchup, Tennessee Tech is the underdog, with a point spread of +3. So far this season, they are 5-11 and have lost four straight games. Today's game will be their ninth on the road, where they have gone just 1-7 this season.

In their last game, Tennessee Tech faced off against Morehead State and lost by a score of 82-57. Over their last 10 road games, the Golden Eagles have gone just 3-7.

As the underdog, Tennessee Tech has gone just 6-6 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS record is currently 4-4, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, they are 5-5.

Today's over/under line of 139.5 is lower than the average over/under line in Tennessee Tech's games this year (143.6). So far, the over/under record in their games is 7-6. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 149 points and the over/under record is 2-1.

In their most recent game, the Tennessee Tech offense concluded with only 57 points against Morehead State. Throughout the game, they made 5/13 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 45.1%. Leading Tennessee Tech in scoring vs. Morehead State was David Early with his 11 points. Diante Wood also added 11 points for the Golden Eagles.

Facing Southern Indiana, Tennessee Tech aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 77.8 points allowed per game (256th). On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.1 threes per game vs. Southern Indiana. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.2%.

Can The Screaming Eagles Secure a Home Victory?

Heading into today's matchup, Southern Indiana is favored by three points over Tennessee Tech. So far this season, the Screaming Eagles have an overall record of 5-11 and have won two straight games. In their last game, Southern Indiana defeated Tennessee State by a score of 69-67.

At home this season, the Screaming Eagles have a record of 1-3 and an average scoring margin of -6.0 points per game. Over their last ten games at home, Southern Indiana is 5-5.

As the favorite, Southern Indiana has struggled against the spread this season, going 0-1. Their overall ATS mark for the year is 7-5. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Screaming Eagles have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Southern Indiana games is 3-9 and today's line of 139.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (143.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 151 points, which is higher than today's over/under line. Currently, their last three games have gone 1-2 against the OU line and their last five games have gone 1-3.

In their previous game, the Screaming Eagles' offense finished with 69 points, which is right in line with their current average of 67.3 points per contest. The team's scoring leader is Jeremiah Hernandez, who holds an average of 14.6 as they head into today's matchup. Additionally, AJ Smith is averaging 13.3 points per game this season.

At this time, the Screaming Eagles' defense is positioned 140th in the country, permitting 71.2 points per game. In their previous game vs. Tennessee State, the Tigers finished with a field goal percentage of 38% and a total of 67 points vs. Southern Indiana.