The Eastern Kentucky Colonels travel to take on the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles on Monday afternoon. The Colonels are 16-5 overall and third in the OVC with a 10-4 conference mark. Tennessee Tech is 3-19 on the season and is 11th in the OVC with a 3-12 conference record.
Tip-off is set for 4 p.m. ET. William Hill Sportsbook lists the Colonels as 7.5-point favorites, down half a point from the opening line. The over-under for total points expected is set at 151.5 in the latest Eastern Kentucky vs. Tennessee Tech odds. Before making any Tennessee Tech vs. Eastern Conference picks, check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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- EKU vs. Tennessee Tech spread: EKU -7.5
- EKU vs. Tennessee Tech over-under: 151.5 points
- EKU vs. Tennessee Tech money line: EKU -340; TTU +270
Why Eastern Kentucky can cover
EKU has one of the nation's top offenses, averaging 82.7 points per game. Forward Tre King has been EKU's best overall player, averaging 15.7 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. He's hitting 48.1 percent of his attempts from the field.
Guard Wendell Green Jr. has been EKU's been perimeter player, averaging 14.6 points and 5.3 assists per game. The Colonels are 11-8 against the spread on the season and they have an impressive 7-3 ATS mark on the road.
Why Tennessee Tech can cover
The Golden Eagles have struggled overall, but all three of their wins this season have come at home. That includes an 80-67 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday. The Golden Eagles are 10-9 against the spread as underdogs this season. They stayed within the 10.5-point spread in a 90-80 loss at EKU earlier this season.
Guard Jr. Clay leads the team with 16.1 points per game. He scored 22 points and hit 44.4 percent of his 3-pointer attempts in the win over Eastern Illinois.
How to make Tennessee Tech vs. Eastern Kentucky picks
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