Tennessee Tech vs. Austin Peay Betting Odds & Game Analysis | College Football Week 12 Predictions


By Dan Watson | November 19, 2021, 2:57 pm

The Austin Peay Governors (5-5, 0-0 OVC) and Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (3-7, 0-0 OVC) will face off in a battle of two conference rivals. The Governors are heavy favorites, expected to win by at least two touchdowns (currently -22). The over/under for this one is set at 51.5 points.

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Austin Peay stats and betting info

Betting trends for Austin Peay

  • Austin Peay has a 3-6-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Governors are 0-2 against the spread when favored by 22 points or more this season.
  • Four of Austin Peay’s nine games with a set total have hit the over (44.4%).
  • Austin Peay and its opponents have combined to hit the over on Saturday’s over/under of 51.5 points five times this season.
  • This season, the average total for Governors games is 60.3 points, 8.8 more than the over/under of 51.5 points for this contest.
  • The Governors rack up just 4.3 fewer yards per game (37.4) than the Golden Eagles give up per outing (41.7).
  • The Governors have turned the ball over two times this season, one more turnover than the Golden Eagles have forced (1).
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 265.4 (2654) 23
Rush yards 148.6 (1486) 57
Points scored 31.0 (310) 28
Pass yards against 205.8 (2058) 55
Rush yards against 148.6 (1486) 61
Points allowed 25.4 (254) 54

Key players for Austin Peay

  • Draylen Ellis leads Austin Peay with 2,278 passing yards (227.8 ypg) on 175-of-324 passing with 15 touchdowns compared to eight interceptions this season.
  • The team’s top rusher, Ahmaad Tanner, has carried the ball 166 times for 720 yards (72.0 per game), with nine touchdowns this year.
  • Baniko Harley’s team-high 803 receiving yards (80.3 yards per game) have come on 48 receptions with seven touchdowns.
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Tennessee Tech stats and betting info

Betting trends for Tennessee Tech

  • So far this season, Tennessee Tech has compiled a 3-5-0 record against the spread.
  • The Golden Eagles are 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 22 points or greater this season.
  • The teams have hit the over in three of Tennessee Tech’s eight games with a set total .
  • This season, Tennessee Tech has played only two games with a combined score higher than 51.5 points.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 2.7 points more than the average over/under in Golden Eagles’ games this season (48.8 points).
  • The Golden Eagles collect 45.1 fewer yards per game (17.9) than the Governors give up (63.0).
  • The Golden Eagles have turned the ball over three more times (4 total) than the Governors have forced a turnover (1) this season.
Stat Average (Total) Rank
Pass yards 150.4 (1504) 115
Rush yards 143.8 (1438) 63
Points scored 18.2 (182) 104
Pass yards against 197.6 (1976) 46
Rush yards against 141.4 (1414) 52
Points allowed 30.2 (302) 85

Key players for Tennessee Tech

  • Willie Miller leads Tennessee Tech with 648 passing yards (64.8 ypg) on 54-of-116 passing with five touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He also has 367 rushing yards (36.7 ypg) on 79 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
  • The team’s top rusher, David Gist, has carried the ball 167 times for 829 yards (82.9 per game), with eight touchdowns this year. He’s proven to be a dual threat, racking up 208 receiving yards (20.8 per game) on 32 catches with one receiving touchdown.
  • Quinton Cross’ 527 receiving yards (52.7 yards per game) lead all receivers on the team. He’s collected 40 receptions and two touchdowns.

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