Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Tennessee Volunteers travel to Memorial Gymnasium to play the Vanderbilt Commodores on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The opening line for this game has Vanderbilt as 7 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
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The Volunteers come into this game with an overall record of 13-16 and a road record of 1-10. They are 14-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 11-15. The Commodores have an overall record of 18-11 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 13-13 and they are 14-13 against the spread.
Robert Hubbs comes into this contest averaging 10.8 points per game while playing 27.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Volunteers. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 76%. Armani Moore averages 12 points per game in 32.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 8.2 rebounds per game for Tennessee. His field goal percentage is 40% for the year while his free throw percentage is 56%.
Wade Baldwin averages 14.3 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Commodores. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per game and has 5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 78%. Damian Jones averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 59% and his free throw percentage is 55%.
Tennessee averages 75.4 points per contest this season which ranks them 109th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 0.2 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 278th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 258th in the country. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 13.6 assists per game which ranks them 59th and 150th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 45th with 11.2 per game. The Volunteers allow 75.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 247th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 170th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 40.4 rebounds a game which ranks 329th and they give up 13.9 assists per contest which puts them in 227th place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 151st in the Division 1.
Vanderbilt averages 77.2 points per game this year which ranks them 71st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 10.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them sitting in the 61st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 19th in the nation. They average 38.8 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 53rd and 80th respectively. In the turnover department the Commodores rank 73rd with 11.6 per game. The Commodores allow 67 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 54th in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 5th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 37.5 rebounds a game which ranks 267th and they give up 10 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the nation. The Commodores force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 340th in college basketball.
The Volunteers average 70.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 68 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -8.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -6.7 per contest. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 105.3 and they assist on 52% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 47%. 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 7.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.2%. The Volunteers give up 78.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 74.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Commodores score 79.8 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 12.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 16.8 points per game. The Commodores have a rating on offense of 110.2 and 56% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 69.5 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 38% of their shots. Vanderbilt turns it over an average of 14.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.9% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.1%. The Commodores give up 63 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 67.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-13 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-15 against the over/under
Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 14-13 against the spread
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 13-13 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/18/15 F Jabari McGhee Personal left the team
02/29/16 G Kevin Punter Foot is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Vanderbilt
02/29/16 G Robert Hubbs III Knee missed last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Vanderbilt
Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
No key injuries to report
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee
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