UT Martin vs. Tennessee Tech OVC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

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UT Martin vs. Tennessee Tech OVC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 3, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The UT Martin Skyhawks (19-13, 10-8 OVC) are favored by 1.5 points when they square off the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (15-16, 11-7 OVC) in the OVC Tournament. The teams will look to take another step toward an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket on Friday at Ford Center beginning at 10:30 PM and airing on ESPNU. The over/under for the matchup is set at 153.

UT Martin vs. Tennessee Tech Odds

  • UT Martin odds to win: -125
  • Tennessee Tech odds to win: +105
  • Spread: UT Martin (-1.5)
  • Total: 153

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, March 3, 2023
  • Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Where: Evansville, Indiana
  • Venue: Ford Center

Who Will Win UT Martin vs. Tennessee Tech?

UT Martin and Tennessee Tech Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

In games this season it was favored by 1.5 points or more, UT Martin has a 5-9 record against the spread.

Tennessee Tech has an 8-7-1 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 1.5 points or more.

The two teams average a combined 1.4 more points per game (154.4) than this matchup’s total of 153 points.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 4.5 fewer points per game (148.5) than this game’s over/under of 153 points.

The average point total in UT Martin’s games this year is 3.4 more points than the total of 153 in this matchup.

The average over/under in Golden Eagles games this season is 6.5 fewer points than the point total of 153 for this outing.

The Skyhawks are 12-16-0 against the spread this season.

The Golden Eagles have gone 16-11-1 ATS this season.

UT Martin Stats & Insights

UT Martin has a +184 scoring differential, topping opponents by 5.8 points per game. It is putting up 81.1 points per game to rank 15th in college basketball and is allowing 75.3 per contest to rank 321st in college basketball.

UT Martin wins the rebound battle by an average of 2.2 boards. It is pulling down 35.8 rebounds per game (20th in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 33.6 per contest.

The Skyhawks connect on 7.8 three-pointers per game (135th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 8.1. They shoot 33.6% from deep while their opponents hit 32.2% from long range.

UT Martin scores 97.6 points per 100 possessions (86th in college basketball), while allowing 90.6 points per 100 possessions (155th in college basketball).

In home games, the Skyhawks are scoring 15.1 more points per game (88.4) than they are in away games (73.3).

Tennessee Tech Stats & Insights

Tennessee Tech scores 73.3 points per game (138th in college basketball) and gives up 73.2 (272nd in college basketball) for a +3 scoring differential overall.

The 31.5 rebounds per game Tennessee Tech accumulates rank 197th in the nation, 2.4 fewer than the 33.9 its opponents grab.

Tennessee Tech makes 9.2 three-pointers per game (26th in college basketball) at a 36.6% rate (61st in college basketball), compared to the 8 per game its opponents make, at a 33.3% rate.

Tennessee Tech ranks 211th in college basketball with 92.6 points scored per 100 possessions, and 212th defensively with 92.5 points conceded per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 the Golden Eagles are averaging 14.7 more points per game at home (80.4) than on the road (65.7).

UT Martin Key Players to Watch

Parker Stewart leads the Skyhawks in scoring, tallying 16.2 points per game to go with 4.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists.

Chris Nix is UT Martin’s leading rebounder, grabbing 5.9 per game, while Jordan Sears is its best passer, averaging 2.9 assists in each contest.

Stewart makes more threes per game than any other member of the Skyhawks, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.9 per contest.

K.J. Simon is a standout on the defensive end for UT Martin, leading the team in steals with 1.4 per game and blocks with 1.1 per contest.

Tennessee Tech Key Players to Watch

Jaylen Sebree collects 15.1 points and 7.1 rebounds per game for the Golden Eagles, enough to make him the leading scorer and rebounder on the team.

Brett Thompson’s assist statline paces Tennessee Tech; he racks up 3.2 assists per game.

Tyrone Perry is consistent from deep and leads the Golden Eagles with 2.3 made threes per game.

Tennessee Tech’s leader in steals is Thompson (1.1 per game), and its leader in blocks is Nolan Causwell (0.6 per game).

UT Martin vs. Tennessee Tech Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Tennessee Tech (+1.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Under (153)

  • Prediction:
    Tennessee Tech 76, UT Martin 75
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