east tennessee vs appalachian state

NCAAB East Tennessee vs Appalachian Prediction 11/29/2023

The East Tennessee State Buccaneers (2-3) travel to face off against the Appalachian State Mountaineers (4-2) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at Holmes Convocation Center in Boone and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 6:30 ET.

East Tennessee State Buccaneers vs Appalachian State Mountaineers

The East Tennessee State Buccaneers Are Coming Off A Win

East Tennessee State is getting ready for their 6th game of the season and currently have a record of 2-3. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, East Tennessee State is 0-5 on the road. Heading into today’s game, East Tennessee State has a 1-4 record against the spread. On the road this season, East Tennessee State is 0-3 vs. the spread, and in their last ten road games, they are 4-5-1 ATS.

After five games, East Tennessee State has an over/under record of 3-2-0, with their games averaging a combined 143.2 points per game so far. The Buccaneers’ have recorded an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 74 points per game.

The Appalachian State Mountaineers Are Coming Off A Win

After defeating Austin Peay by a score of 78-58, Appalachian State now holds a 4-2 overall record. In their last ten home games, including those from last year, Appalachian State has gone 5-5. As of now, Appalachian State holds a 3-3 record against the spread heading into today’s game. This season, they have gone 2-2 vs. the spread on the road and 1-1 at home.

Up to this point, games involving Appalachian State have had an average of 143.2 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 138.8 points. Their over/under record is 4-2-0. The Mountaineers have an over/under record of 2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 76 points per game.

East Tennessee State Offense Breakdown

East Tennessee State is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 82 points vs. Alabama A&M. This figure is more than their season average of 69.7 points per game. Offensively, the Buccaneers hold a season-long field goal percentage of 40%, placing them 369th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 277th in terms of percentage and 94th in three-pointers made.

Ebby Asamoah (G) 16.5 5.0 0.7
Quimari Peterson (G) 16.0 4.5 3.5
Jaden Seymour (F) 12.2 7.8 2.8

Appalachian State Offense Breakdown

Appalachian State’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 78 points against Austin Peay. They had an overall field goal percentage of 50.9% and made 11/12 free throws. Tre’Von Spillers led the team in scoring, putting up 20 points. Additionally, Donovan Gregory contributed 17 points for the Mountaineers.

Donovan Gregory (F) 15.0 4.7 2.7
Tre’Von Spillers (F) 11.8 7.0 0.2
Chris Mantis (F) 10.2 2.2 1.3

East Tennessee State Team Defense

So far, the Buccaneers’ defense is ranked 117th in the country at 71.2 points per contest. The East Tennessee State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 71 points and allowed Alabama A&M to connect on 13 threes.

Appalachian State Team Defense

This season, the Appalachian State defense has been impressive, holding the 60th position in the country while permitting an average of 65.3 points per contest. Appalachian State’s three-point defense is currently 61st in the country at 6.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 37.0% of their shots vs. Appalachian State.

Buccaneers vs Mountaineers Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Buccaneers have a straight up record of 1-9 while going 4-5-1 vs. the spread. The team averaged 66 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last ten games at home, the Mountaineers have a straight up record of 5-5 while going 5-5 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 68 points per game in these contests.
  • In their last five games as the betting underdog, the Buccaneers have a straight up record of 2-3 and an ATS mark of 4-1.
  • The last ten games that Appalachian State was favored, they have an ATS mark of 7-3 while going 8-2 straight up.

Buccaneers vs Mountaineers Prediction

In this Mountaineers vs. Mountaineers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Mountaineers at -11. While we project the Mountaineers to win 75-70, our recommendation is to bet on the Buccaneers for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 138.5 and our model has the Buccaneers and Mountaineers finishing with a combined 145 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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