Murray State vs Tennessee College Basketball Game Picks 11/12/2019
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
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The Murray State Racers head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 13 point favorites.
Murray State comes into this game with an overall record of 1-0. They currently have a point differential of 20 as they are averaging 69 points per game while giving up 49 per contest. Tennessee has an overall mark of 1-0. They are averaging 78 points per contest and giving up 63, which is a point differential of 15.
Valuable Murray State Racers Betting Trends
The Murray State Racers are 0-1-0 against the spread this season
The Murray State Racers are 0-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 0-1-0 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 1-0-0 against the over/under this year
Key Murray State Racers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/11/19 F Drew Pember Ankle is doubtful Tuesday vs Murray State
Tevin Brown comes into this game averaging 17 points per contest while playing 34 minutes per night this year. He grabs 5 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 83%. K.J. Williams averages 15 points per contest in 23 minutes per game. He averages 2 assists per game and 11 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 75% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Lamonte Turner scores 17 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per game. He hauls in 2 rebounds per contest and has 6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 20%. Yves Pons averages 15 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29 minutes per game. He also brings in 7 rebounds per game and has 2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 75% and his free throw percentage is 67%.
Useful Team Statistics
Murray State averages 69 points per contest, which is 232nd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 20 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 153rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 19%, which is good for 337th in the nation. They average 45 boards per contest and 13 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 205th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 10th with 21 per game. The Racers allow 49 points per contest, which is 16th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 31% shooting percentage and a 14% average from 3-point range, ranking them 25th and 9th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 28 rebounds a game which ranks 31st, and they allow 6 assists per game which puts them in 14th place in the country. They force 14 turnovers per game which ranks them 152nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 134th in the nation with 78 points per contest this season. They are 55th in the country in shooting at 51%, while their average scoring margin is 15. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 136th in the NCAA. They are 23rd in D-1 in rebounding with 49 boards per contest and 36th in assists per game with 19. The Volunteers are 66th in turnovers per contest with 17. The Volunteers give up 63 points per game, which ranks them 116th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 104th and 55th in those defensive statistics. They rank 6th with 4 dimes allowed per game and 50th with 29 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 153rd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14 per contest this year.
The Racers have an offensive rating of 93.2, which is ranked 241st. They are 189th in college basketball in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 204th. As a unit they are 150th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 231st in D-1. Murray State is 9th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 24.9 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 89th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 105.4, which is ranked 120th. They are 191st in D-1 in pace with 73.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 85th. As a unit they are 136th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 26% of their shot attempts, ranking 325th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Murray State/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Murray State +13
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