western carolina vs tennessee tech ncaab prediction

NCAAB: Western Carolina vs Tennessee Prediction 11/28/2023

The Western Carolina Catamounts (4-0) travel to face off against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (0-4) on Tuesday, November 28th. This game will be played at Hooper Eblen Center in Cookeville and televised on ESPN+. Western Carolina is coming off a win in their previous game, while Tennessee Tech is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Chattanooga. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

The Western Carolina Catamounts Are Coming Off A Win

The Western Carolina Catamounts, who are 4-0 overall, will be taking on Tennessee Tech. In their previous three games, which includes last year, the Catamounts had a 2-1 road record. As of now, Western Carolina holds a 3-1 record against the spread heading into today’s matchup. This includes a 2-0 record vs. the spread on the road and a 1-1 record at home.

Through four games, Western Carolina has an over/under record of 1-3-0 with their games averaging a combined 139 points per game so far. The Catamounts’ have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 74 points per game.

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Tennessee Tech has yet to secure a win this season, as they currently hold a record of 0-4. In their previous ten games at home, Tennessee Tech has a record of 4-6, which includes games from last year. As of today’s game, Tennessee Tech has a current ATS record of 0-4. Looking back at their previous ten games, including those from the previous season, Tennessee Tech has gone 5-4 against the spread.

Through four games, Tennessee Tech has an over/under record of 2-2-0 with their games averaging a combined 141 points per game so far. When analyzing the Golden Eagles’ last five games, they have produced a combined average of 79 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1.

Western Carolina Offense Breakdown

In their latest game, Western Carolina offense put up 81 points against North Alabama. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 53.3% and made 9 threes. The top scorer for the Catamounts was Vonterius Woolbright with 19 points, while Tre Jackson also chipped in with 18 points.

Vonterius Woolbright (G) 19.0 10.6 5.6
DJ Campbell (G) 13.4 6.2 2.4
Russell Jones (G) 13.5 2.0 1.5

Tennessee Tech Offense Breakdown

In their previous game, the Golden Eagles’ offense finished with 63 points, which is right in line with their current average of 67.2 points per contest. Rodney Johnson Jr. is leading the team in scoring at 14.3 points per contest. David Early has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 11.5 going into the game.

Rodney Johnson Jr. (F) 14.3 5.7 0.8
David Early (G) 11.5 2.3 1.0
Josiah Davis (G) 10.8 6.2 2.3

Western Carolina Team Defense

The Catamounts’ defense is presently ranked 64th nationally, allowing an average of 65.4 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.8 threes per game vs. Tennessee Tech. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 27.6%.

Tennessee Tech Team Defense

The Golden Eagles’ defense is presently ranked 192nd nationally, allowing an average of 77.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.8 threes per game vs. Western Carolina. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.4%.

Catamounts vs Golden Eagles Trends

  • When looking at their past five road matchups, Western Carolina has an ATS record of 3-2 while averaging 65 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • In their last five home games, Tennessee Tech has averaged 66 points per game while allowing 73. The team’s record in this stretch was 2-3 while going 4-1.
  • As the betting underdog, the Golden Eagles have an ATS mark of just 6-4 in their last ten games. Tennessee Tech posted a straight up mark of 4-6 in these matchups.
  • As the betting favorite, the Catamounts have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 3-0.

Catamounts vs Golden Eagles Prediction

Entering the game as underdogs with a spread of +7.5, the Golden Eagles is our point spread pick. Our projections not only see them covering the spread but also indicate a solid chance of an outright victory. This is a good choice for those looking for a higher moneyline payout.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 142.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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