Tennessee at Missouri College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/17/2018
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to Mizzou Arena to take on the Missouri Tigers on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Missouri as 1 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-4. They currently have a point differential of 9.3 as they are averaging 79.6 points per contest while giving up 70.3 per game. Missouri has an overall mark of 12-5. They are averaging 77.1 points per contest and giving up 66.5, which is a point differential of 10.6.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 9-5 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 7-7 against the over/under this year
Important Missouri Tigers Betting Trends
The Missouri Tigers are 9-7 against the spread this season
The Missouri Tigers are 8-8 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Missouri Tigers Injuries
12/08/17 G C.J. Roberts Left Team is out for season
11/22/17 F Michael Porter Jr. Back is out for season
01/09/18 G Blake Harris Left Team is out for season
Grant Williams averages 16.7 points per contest while playing 29.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.1 assists per game. His FG percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is 74%. Admiral Schofield averages 13.4 points per contest in 26 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Kassius Robertson scores 16 points per contest while playing 33.4 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 2.3 rebounds per contest and has 2.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Jordan Barnett averages 15.2 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 32.8 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.4 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 92%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee averages 79.6 points per contest this year, which is 67th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 9.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 187th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 40th in Division 1. They average 37.5 boards per contest and 17.4 assists per game, which ranks them 107th and 24th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 183rd with 13.1 per game. The Volunteers allow 70.3 points per contest, which is 126th in the country. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 85th and 196th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.9 rebounds a game which ranks 174th, and they allow 12.1 assists per game which puts them in 95th place in college basketball. They force 15.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 304th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Missouri is 112th in the country with 77.1 points per contest this season. They are 60th in the nation in shooting at 48%, while their average scoring margin is 10.6. They shoot 39% from beyond the arc, which is good for 36th in Division 1. They are 71st in the country in rebounding with 38.4 boards per contest and 112th in assists per game with 14.9. The Tigers are 92nd in turnovers per contest with 14.5. The Tigers give up 66.5 points per game, which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 27th and 67th in those defensive statistics. They rank 18th with 10.2 dimes allowed per game and 27th with 31.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Tigers are 70th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.2 per contest this year.
The Volunteers are 112th in the country in defensive rating with 98.5, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 59th. They are 205th in college basketball in pace with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 174th. As a unit they are 114th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 236th in D-1. Tennessee is 238th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.6 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 48%, which is 91st in the country.
Missouri is 60th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.3 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 21st in the nation. The Tigers are 39th in the country in offensive rating with 113.4, and their defensive rating of 97.8 is ranked 97th. In terms of pace they are 286th in Division 1 with 68 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 26th. As a team they are 24th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 39th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee/Missouri college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee +1
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