Arkansas at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 3/10/2018
Saturday, March 10, 2018
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The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Scottrade Center to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 3 point favorites.
Arkansas heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-10. They currently have a point differential of 6.2 as they are averaging 81.6 points per contest while giving up 75.4 per game. Tennessee has an overall record of 23-7. They are averaging 74.4 points per game and surrendering 66.3, good for a point differential of 8.1.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 16-15 against the spread this season
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 17-14 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 17-11 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-17 against the over/under this year
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
11/05/17 G Khalil Garland Medical is out indefinitely
03/06/18 F Dustin Thomas Dismissed is out for season
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Daryl Macon averages 17 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 4 assists per contest and 2.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 46% for the year while his free throw percentage is 87%. Jaylen Barford averages 17.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is at 71%.
Admiral Schofield averages 13.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 74%. Grant Williams averages 15.6 points per game while playing 28.4 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Razorbacks allow 75.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 259th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 88th and 159th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 250th, and they give up 13.5 assists per contest, which puts them in 188th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 273rd in college basketball. Arkansas averages 81.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 33rd in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 6.2 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 31st. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 18th in D-1. They average 34.8 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game, which ranks them 206th and 90th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 318th with 11.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers surrender 66.3 points per contest, which ranks them 36th in the country. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 32nd and 24th in those defensive statistics. They rank 40th with 11.3 assists allowed per contest, and 175th with 34.8 rebounds surrendered per game. The Volunteers are 265th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game this season. Tennessee is 161st in Division 1 with 74.4 points per game this year. They are 210th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 8.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 50th in the nation. They are 136th in college basketball in rebounding with 36.0 boards per game and 37th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Volunteers are 243rd in turnovers per game with 12.2.
The Razorbacks are 38th in the nation in offensive rating with 112.2, and their defensive rating of 103.7 is ranked 210th. In terms of pace they are 67th in the country with 71.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 52nd. As a team they are 73rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shots, ranking 298th in Division 1. Arkansas is 327th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.5 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 128th in the nation.
Tennessee is 242nd in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.9 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 47%, which is 20th in the nation. The Volunteers are 91st in the country in offensive rating with 108.9, and their defensive rating of 97.1 is ranked 39th. In terms of pace they are 264th in Division 1 with 67.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 192nd. As a team they are 145th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 228th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Tennessee -3
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