Alabama at Tennessee College Basketball Game Picks 1/19/2019
Saturday, January 19, 2019
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The Alabama Crimson Tide head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, January 19, 2019. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 13 point favorites.
Alabama heads into this matchup with a mark of 11-5. They currently have a point differential of 4.0 as they are averaging 76.5 points per contest while giving up 72.5 per game. Tennessee has an overall record of 15-1. They are averaging 87.1 points per game and surrendering 66.5, good for a point differential of 20.6.
Valuable Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 6-9-1 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 12-3-1 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 9-5-1 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 9-6-0 against the over/under this year
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/29/18 F Javian Davis-Fleming Knee is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out indefinitely
Kira Lewis Jr. comes into this game averaging 14.4 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage is 85%. Donta Hall averages 10.9 points per contest in 26.1 minutes per game. He averages 0.6 assists per game and 8.8 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Grant Williams scores 18.8 points per contest while playing 30.6 minutes per game. He hauls in 7.8 rebounds per contest and has 3.9 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. Admiral Schofield averages 17.7 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 6.3 rebounds per game and has 2.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
Alabama averages 76.5 points per contest, which is 111th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 4.0 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a unit, which has them ranked 160th. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 169th in the nation. They average 39.1 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranks them 49th and 238th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 164th with 13.5 per game. The Crimson Tide allow 72.5 points per contest, which is 208th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from 3-point range, ranking them 230th and 234th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 68th, and they allow 10.8 assists per game which puts them in 41st place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 81st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 8th in the nation with 87.1 points per contest this season. They are 2nd in the country in shooting at 52%, while their average scoring margin is 20.6. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 70th in the NCAA. They are 37th in D-1 in rebounding with 39.7 boards per contest and 2nd in assists per game with 20.3. The Volunteers are 296th in turnovers per contest with 11.8. The Volunteers give up 66.5 points per game, which ranks them 58th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 7th and 35th in those defensive statistics. They rank 86th with 11.9 dimes allowed per game and 86th with 33.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 193rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.0 per contest this year.
The Crimson Tide are 112th in the nation in offensive rating with 107.4. In terms of pace they are 128th in the country with 71.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 178th. As a team they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 230th in Division 1. Alabama is 184th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 322nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 120.5, which is ranked 2nd. They are 112th in D-1 in pace with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 57% is 9th. As a unit they are 6th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 61% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 321st in the country.
Who will win tonight's Alabama/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Alabama +13
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