Tennessee State vs SIU Edwardsville Pick: Thursday February 4th

Tennessee State vs SIU Edwardsville Pick: Thursday, February 4th: Tennessee State has lost two straight and six of their last seven. They are coming off a 71-56 loss at Austin Peay on Saturday night. They lost despite forcing 22 Austin Peay turnovers. They shot just 36.2% from the field and 26.9% from three. Guards Ravel Moody and Mark Freeman each went for 16, while Freshman Amory Womack came off the bench for 12.

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Only three other players scored, and they combined for just 12 points. Mark Freeman averages a team-high 14.7 points per game, and the only other player averaging double digits, freshman Marcus Fitzgerald, missed the Austin Peay game. It is unclear when he will return. This TN State struggles to score, averaging just 66.1 points per game and getting only 10.6 assists. They turn the ball over 16.2 times a game and hit just 42% from the field, 27.1% from behind the arc, and 66.1% from the foul line.

SIU Edwardsville has lost two straight and three of their last four. They are coming off a 70-61 loss at home to Eastern Illinois on Tuesday night as 2.5 point favorites. That came on the heels of a 74-59 loss at home to Austin Peay. They have two players averaging double digits in Sidney Wilson at 13.8 & Mike Adewunmi at 12.5. They also struggle to score, averaging 67.9 points per game, hitting 45.1% from the field, 32%from three, and 66.7% from the foul line.

Tennessee State vs SIU Edwardsville Odds

College Basketball Odds Spread
Tennessee State +3 (-110)
SIU Edwardsville -3 (-110)
Total 135
Where/When First Community Arena, 2:00 PM ET

Tennessee State comes into Thursday’s game having failed to cover in 5 of their last 6 games, while the SIU has gone ‘Under’ the betting total in 6 straight home games, and are 4-0 in their last 4 games on Thursday.

Tennessee State vs SIU Edwardsville ATS Stats

College Basketball Team ATS Record ATS Margin
Tennessee State 4-10 -1.9
SIU Edwardsville 8-5 +1