Jacksonville State vs UT Martin Pick: Thursday, February 4th

Jacksonville State vs UT Martin Pick: Thursday, February 4th: Jacksonville State has lost two straight, and are coming off a tough 86-82 overtime loss at home to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday night. The Gamecocks were up 8 points with 5:13 left in the game and then went scoreless for 4:55. They were led by Senior Kayne Henry, who went for 22 points and 6 boards, which was a big bump from the 6.4 points per game he averages on the season. Guard Jalen Finch also had a big night with 19 points of his own. Jax State have three players averaging double-digits in Darian Adams at 14.5, the aforementioned Jalen Finch, and 6’10 senior center Brandon Huffman, who average just over 10 points per game. The Gamecocks score 74.5 points per game and hit 46% from the field, 35.5% from three, and 70.1% from the foul line.

UT Martin had their two-game winning streak snapped in a 76-60 loss to SIU Edwardsville on Saturday night. They once again struggled with their shot hitting just 34.8% from the field and 16.7% from three. That is a reoccurring theme for this team as they shoot only 38.6% from the field on the season. They are led by Junior Cameron Holden, who is coming off a tough night vs. SIU Edwardsville when he was in foul trouble and went just 2/6 from the field for 5 points. It was only the 2nd time this year where he didn’t hit double digits.

Jacksonville State vs UT Martin Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
Jacksonville State -10.5 (-110)
UT Martin +10.5 (-110)
Total 140
Where/When K&T Elam Center, 9:00 PM ET

Jacksonville State comes into Thursday night’s game with several ATS trends going against them. The Gamecocks are 1-5 ATS in their last six games coming off of a loss and are 1-9 ATS in their last ten games played on Thursday. Meanwhile, Jacksonville State is riding a heavy streak to the ‘Over,’ reaching beyond the betting total in 5 straight games. As for UT Martin, they are in even worse shape when it comes to the betting trends that are going against them. The Skyhawks are 0-4 ATS in their last four games against teams with a losing record and have failed to cover the spread in 6 of their last seven games when coming back from a double-digit home loss. In direct contrast to the Gamecocks, UT Martin have gone ‘Under’ the betting total in their last four home games.

Jacksonville State vs UT Martin ATS Stats

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Jacksonville State 6-8-1 +1.1
UT Martin 5-9 -5.5