Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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The Auburn Tigers travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 136.
The Tigers come into this game with an overall record of 9-13 and a road record of 1-8. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-12. The Volunteers have an overall record of 11-12 and a home record of 10-2. They have an over/under record of 11-10 and they are 11-10 against the spread.
Kareem Canty comes into this contest averaging 18.3 points per game while playing 34.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Tigers. He pulls down 3 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 40% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Tyler Harris averages 14.8 points per game in 28.9 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Auburn. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Kevin Punter averages 23.2 points per game while playing 34.8 minutes per contest this year for the Volunteers. He grabs 3.6 rebounds per game and has 3.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Armani Moore averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8 rebounds per contest and 3.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Auburn averages 73.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 158th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -4.3 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 308th. Behind the arc they shoot 35% which is good for 161st in the country. They average 36.4 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 157th and 269th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 239th with 13.5 per game. The Tigers allow 77.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 289th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 214th and 138th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.5 rebounds a game which ranks 324th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 193rd place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 107th in the Division 1.
Tennessee averages 77.3 points per game this year which ranks them 70th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 1 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 253rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 208th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per contest which ranks them 62nd and 130th respectively. In the turnover department the Volunteers rank 54th with 11.4 per game. The Volunteers allow 76.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 269th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 154th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40.6 rebounds a game which ranks 326th and they give up 14.3 assists per contest which puts them in 249th place in the nation. The Volunteers force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 159th in college basketball.
The Tigers average 65.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 62 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -11 per contest. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 99.9 and they assist on 48.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they shoot 3 pointers on 45% of their shots. Auburn turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.3% while their offensive rebound percentage is 28.2%. The Tigers give up 78.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 73 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Volunteers score 82.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 8.2 points per game. The Volunteers have a rating on offense of 106.7 and 52.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.4 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 48%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they attempt 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Tennessee turns it over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.7% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 32.4%. The Volunteers give up 74.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 79 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 9-12 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 9-12 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-10 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-10 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Injuries
12/22/15 G Tahj Shamsid-Deen Shoulder out for season
11/11/15 F Danjel Purifoy Eligibility out indefinitely
02/06/16 G Kareem Canty Suspension out indefinitely
01/15/16 C Trayvon Reed Academics out for season
01/01/16 G T.J. Dunans Knee out indefinitely
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/18/15 F Jabari McGhee Personal left the team
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn
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