Colgate at Tennessee NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 3/22/2019
Friday, March 22, 2019
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The Colgate Raiders travel to Nationwide Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Friday, March 22, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 20.5 point favorites.
Colgate heads into this matchup with a mark of 21-10. They currently have a point differential of 5.8 as they are averaging 75.8 points per contest while giving up 70.0 per game. Tennessee has an overall mark of 27-4. They are averaging 81.8 points per contest and giving up 68.6, which is a point differential of 13.1.
Valuable Colgate Raiders Betting Trends
The Colgate Raiders are 19-14-0 against the spread
The Colgate Raiders are 18-12-0 against the over/under
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 17-15-1 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 16-14-0 against the over/under
Key Colgate Raiders Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out indefinitely
Rapolas Ivanauskas comes into this contest averaging 16.4 points per game while playing 30.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 57% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 78%. Jordan Burns averages 15.8 points per game in 32.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 3.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 82%.
Grant Williams averages 19.0 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 57% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Admiral Schofield averages 16.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.1 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Useful Team Statistics
Colgate averages 75.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 92nd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 26th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 16th in the nation. They average 35.6 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 33rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 172nd with 13.0 per game. The Raiders allow 70.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 143rd in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 160th and 141st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.6 rebounds a game which ranks 29th and they give up 13.0 assists per contest, which puts them in 173rd place in Division 1. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 96th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 20th in the country with 81.8 points per game this year. They are 8th in Division 1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is 13.1. They shoot 36% from 3-point range, which is good for 95th in the nation. They are 67th in the NCAA in rebounding with 37.6 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 18.2. The Volunteers are 311th in turnovers per game with 11.2. The Volunteers surrender 68.6 points per contest, which ranks them 102nd in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 20th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 115th with 12.4 assists allowed per contest and 136th with 34.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Volunteers are 167th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.9 per game.
The Raiders have an offensive rating of 110.5, which is ranked 48th. They are 253rd in college basketball in pace with 67.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 20th. As a unit they are 21st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 41% of their shot attempts, ranking 119th in D-1. Colgate is 127th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.7 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 329th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 116.3, which is ranked 6th. They are 152nd in D-1 in pace with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 26th. As a unit they are 18th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 59% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 326th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Colgate/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee -20.5
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