Saturday, February 13, 2016
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The Tennessee Volunteers travel to Mizzou Arena to play the Missouri Tigers on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 3 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
The Volunteers come into this game with an overall record of 12-12 and a road record of 1-7. They are 12-10 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-11. The Tigers have an overall record of 8-16 and a home record of 8-5. They have an over/under record of 13-8 and they are 12-8 against the spread.
Kevin Punter comes into this contest averaging 22.4 points per game while playing 34.1 minutes per night so far this season for the Volunteers. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. Robert Hubbs averages 11.5 points per game in 28.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 4.2 rebounds per game for Tennessee. His field goal percentage is 44% for the year while his free throw percentage is 79%.
Kevin Puryear averages 11.3 points per game while playing 24.4 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 4.5 rebounds per game and has 0.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage currently is at 81%. Wes Clark averages 10 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.9 rebounds per contest and 3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Tennessee averages 77 points per contest this season which ranks them 73rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 256th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 215th in the country. They average 38.9 rebounds per game and 13.9 assists per game which ranks them 53rd and 129th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 50th with 11.3 per game. The Volunteers allow 75 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 240th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 86th and 117th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.7 rebounds a game which ranks 332nd and they give up 14 assists per contest which puts them in 230th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 154th in the Division 1.
Missouri averages 67.5 points per game this year which ranks them 281st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -4 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them sitting in the 277th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 334th in the nation. They average 35 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per contest which ranks them 226th and 279th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 101st with 12 per game. The Tigers allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 109th and 162nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.2 rebounds a game which ranks 237th and they give up 13.4 assists per contest which puts them in 189th place in the nation. The Tigers force 12 turnovers per game which ranks them 240th in college basketball.
The Volunteers average 71.7 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 74 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 5 per contest. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 106.6 and they assist on 52.4% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 52% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Tennessee turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.6%. The Volunteers give up 78.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 69 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 73.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 71.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 6.4 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 98.1 and 49.6% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 68.8 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Missouri turns it over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.5% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 26.9%. The Tigers give up 67 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 12-10 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-11 against the over/under
Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 12-8 against the spread
The Missouri Tigers are 13-8 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/18/15 F Jabari McGhee Personal left the team
Missouri Tigers Injuries
11/14/15 G Matravian Payne Academics has left team
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee
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