Saturday, December 12, 2015
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The Tennessee Volunteers travel to Hinkle Fieldhouse to play the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday, December 12, 2015. The opening line for this game has Butler as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 149.
The Volunteers come into this game with an overall record of 4-3 and a road record of 0-1. They are 4-2 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-3. The Bulldogs have an overall record of 7-1 and a home record of 4-0. They have an over/under record of 7-1 and they are 4-4 against the spread.
Kevin Punter comes into this contest averaging 22.3 points per game while playing 34.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Volunteers. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Armani Moore averages 15.6 points per game in 31.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.6 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Tennessee. His field goal percentage is 42% for the year while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Kellen Dunham averages 20 points per game while playing 29 minutes per contest this year for the Bulldogs. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per game and has 1.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage currently is at 94%. Kelan Martin averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.6 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 62%.
Tennessee averages 79.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 61st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 143rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 116th in the country. They average 40.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 64th and 88th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 25th with 10.4 per game. The Volunteers allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 212th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 90th and 38th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43.4 rebounds a game which ranks 332nd and they give up 13.6 assists per contest which puts them in 196th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 193rd in the Division 1.
Butler averages 91.4 points per game this year which ranks them 1st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 20.1 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team which has them sitting in the 6th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 40.4 rebounds per game and 16.5 assists per contest which ranks them 61st and 39th respectively. In the turnover department the Bulldogs rank 32nd with 10.6 per game. The Bulldogs allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 164th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc ranking them 56th and 54th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 31.5 rebounds a game which ranks 26th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 30th place in the nation. The Bulldogs force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 169th in college basketball.
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-2 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-3 against the over/under
Butler Bulldogs Betting Trends
The Butler Bulldogs are 4-4 against the spread
The Butler Bulldogs are 7-1 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/02/15 G Robert Hubbs III Knee out indefinitely
Butler Bulldogs Injuries
11/13/15 G Kethan Savage Ankle out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee
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