Tuesday, January 31, 2017
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to Auburn Arena to take on the Auburn Tigers on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. The opening line for this game has Auburn as 1 point favorites.
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The Volunteers come into this game with an overall record of 12-9 and a road record of 3-3. They are 11-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-11. The Tigers have an overall record of 14-7 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 8-11 and they are 11-8 against the spread.
Robert Hubbs comes into this contest averaging 15 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Volunteers. He pulls down 5.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is currently at 83%. Grant Williams averages 11.2 points per game in 24.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Tennessee. His field goal percentage is 54% for the year while his free throw percentage is 65%.
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Mustapha Heron averages 15.4 points per game while playing 27.7 minutes per contest this year for the Tigers. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 1.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 76%. Jared Harper averages 12.4 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25 minutes per contest. He also averages 2 rebounds per contest and 2.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Tennessee averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 75th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 171st. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 227th in the country. They average 37.9 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 75th and 101st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 157th with 13.2 per game. The Volunteers allow 73.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 189th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 138th and 180th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36 rebounds a game which ranks 197th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 106th place in the country. They force 14.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 59th in Division 1.
Auburn averages 79 points per game this year which ranks them 48th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 2.4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 228th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 203rd in the nation. They average 37.2 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per contest which ranks them 98th and 228th respectively. In the turnover department the Tigers rank 222nd with 13.9 per game. The Tigers allow 76.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 259th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 112th and 96th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 40 rebounds a game which ranks 328th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 185th place in the nation. The Tigers force 16.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 15th in college basketball.
The Volunteers average 71.1 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 81 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 10.3 per contest. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 107.3 and they assist on 54.6% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 30% of their shots. Tennessee turns the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.6% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 34.3%. The Volunteers give up 73.1 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 70.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Tigers score 86.5 ppg at home and they have averaged 80.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -0.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 11.9 points per game. The Tigers have a rating on offense of 103.9 and 48.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 75.6 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Auburn turns it over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.2% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 30.8%. The Tigers give up 74.6 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 11-8 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-11 against the over/under
Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 11-8 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 8-11 against the over/under
Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/17/16 F John Fulkerson Elbow out indefinitely
01/11/17 G Detrick Mostella Dismissed dismissed from team
Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Auburn -1
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