Louisville at Tennessee College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/21/2018
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
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The Louisville Cardinals head to Barclays Center to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 7 point favorites.
Louisville comes into this game with an overall record of 3-0. They currently have a point differential of 23.7 as they are averaging 91.7 points per game while giving up 68.0 per contest. Tennessee has an overall record of 3-0. They are averaging 79.7 points per game and surrendering 53.0, good for a point differential of 26.7.
Valuable Louisville Cardinals Betting Trends
The Louisville Cardinals are 1-1-1 against the spread this season
The Louisville Cardinals are 3-0-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key Louisville Cardinals Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/20/18 G Admiral Schofield Ankle is questionable Wednesday vs Louisville
11/20/18 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder missed last game, is probable Wednesday vs Louisville
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out 2-4 weeks
Jordan Nwora comes into this game averaging 18.0 points per contest while playing 23.7 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 0.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 65% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Darius Perry averages 14.7 points per contest in 24.7 minutes per game. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 1.3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 74% for the season while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Grant Williams scores 22.0 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 8.3 rebounds per contest and has 3.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 65% and his free throw percentage is at 72%. Jordan Bone averages 14.3 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.0 rebounds per game and has 4.0 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Louisville averages 91.7 points per contest, which is 16th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 23.7 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a unit, which has them ranked 7th. From 3-point territory they shoot 37%, which is good for 95th in the nation. They average 34.7 boards per contest and 13.0 assists per game, which ranks them 259th and 224th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 269th with 12.0 per game. The Cardinals allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 126th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 139th and 286th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 22.0 rebounds a game which ranks 1st, and they allow 8.0 assists per game which puts them in 13th place in the country. They force 14.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 174th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 131st in the nation with 79.7 points per contest this season. They are 33rd in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 26.7. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 77th in the NCAA. They are 28th in D-1 in rebounding with 44.3 boards per contest and 12th in assists per game with 20.3. The Volunteers are 290th in turnovers per contest with 11.7. The Volunteers give up 53.0 points per game, which ranks them 10th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 29% shooting percentage and a 23% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 13th in those defensive statistics. They rank 8th with 7.7 dimes allowed per game and 229th with 36.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 178th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.3 per contest this year.
The Cardinals are 7th in the nation in offensive rating with 127.9. In terms of pace they are 192nd in the country with 71.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 61% is 13th. As a team they are 3rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 67% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shots, ranking 122nd in Division 1. Louisville is 240th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 263rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.6 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 113.3, which is ranked 73rd. They are 244th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 67th. As a unit they are 78th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 28% of their shot attempts, ranking 337th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Louisville/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Louisville +7
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