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Austin Peay vs Tennessee Tech 3/2/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (10-20) vs. Austin Peay Governors (12-16)
March 2, 2022 10:00 pm EDT
The Line: Austin Peay Governors +1 / Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -1; Over/Under: -138.5
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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles and Austin Peay Governors meet Wednesday in the college basketball OVC Tournament at the Ford Center. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles look for a win after winning five of their last seven games. The Austin Peay Governors look for a win after winning five of their last seven games.

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are averaging 73.1 points on 44.8 percent shooting and allowing 74.4 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Jr. Clay is averaging 13.3 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Keishawn Davidson is averaging 10.2 points and 4.2 assists. Kenny White Jr. is the third double-digit scorer and Mamoudou Diarra is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc and 66.7 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.7 rebounds per game.

The Austin Peay Governors are averaging 65.1 points on 41.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.8 points on 46.3 percent shooting. Elijah Hutchins-Everett is averaging 12.5 points and 6.8 rebounds, while Caleb Stone-Carrawell is averaging 11.6 points and 1.9 assists. Tariq Silver is the third double-digit scorer and Cameron Copeland is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Austin Peay Governors are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Austin Peay Governors are allowing 28.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.3 rebounds per game.

The Golden Eagles are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Governors are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Wednesday games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games. The over is 4-0 in Golden Eagles last 4 overall. The under is 42-20-1 in Governors last 63 overall.

There’s not a lot of operation between these two losing teams, but you can argue that the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are the better team here overall, and they’re a profitable 15-12-1 against the spread on the season. The Austin Peay Governors lose on the year by an average of 3.6 points, and they’re 12-13-1 against the spread on the season. Tennessee Tech beat Austin Peay on the road a couple of weeks ago. Give me the Golden Eagles in this toss up.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick:
Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles -1
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