Tuesday, January 3, 2017
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.
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The Razorbacks come into this game with an overall record of 11-2 and a road record of 0-1. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 5-6. The Volunteers have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 5-2. They have an over/under record of 3-7 and they are 7-4 against the spread.
Dusty Hannahs comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 23.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Razorbacks. He pulls down 1.7 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 90%. Daryl Macon averages 13.9 points per game in 24.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.8 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Arkansas. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 90%.
Robert Hubbs averages 14.8 points per game while playing 30.2 minutes per contest this year for the Volunteers. He grabs 4.6 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage currently is at 89%. Grant Williams averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 22.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 1.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Arkansas averages 82.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 26th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 12.4 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team which has them ranked 81st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 91st in the country. They average 39.7 rebounds per game and 16.2 assists per game which ranks them 45th and 41st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 123rd with 12.8 per game. The Razorbacks allow 70.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 130th in the nation. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 62nd and 105th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 97th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 92nd place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 153rd in Division 1.
Tennessee averages 77.3 points per game this year which ranks them 77th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 162nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 249th in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per contest which ranks them 112th and 134th respectively. In the turnover department the Volunteers rank 203rd with 14 per game. The Volunteers allow 71.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 160th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 219th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 189th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the nation. The Volunteers force 16 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in college basketball.
The Razorbacks average 79.3 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 77.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 13.7 per contest. The Razorbacks have an offensive rating of 114.8 and they assist on 57.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 52%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 28% of their shots. Arkansas turns the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 11.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 54% while their offensive rebound percentage is 37.9%. The Razorbacks give up 71.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 64 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Volunteers score 83.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 73.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 1.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10 points per game. The Volunteers have a rating on offense of 108.4 and 52.2% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72.2 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 51%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. Tennessee turns it over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.1% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 35.3%. The Volunteers give up 73.6 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 72.3 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 5-6 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 5-6 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-4 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 3-7 against the over/under
Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/11/16 G RJ Glasper Shoulder out indefinitely
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/28/16 G Jordan Bone Foot is upgraded to probable Thursday vs. Texas A&M
12/17/16 F John Fulkerson Elbow out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee
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