Tennessee at Ole Miss Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 2/27/2019
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
The Pavilion at Ole Miss
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The Tennessee Volunteers head to The Pavilion at Ole Miss to take on the Ole Miss Rebels on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 4.5 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 24-3. They currently have a point differential of 15.6 as they are averaging 83.6 points per contest while giving up 68.0 per game. Ole Miss has an overall mark of 19-8. They are averaging 76.4 points per contest and giving up 70.2, which is a point differential of 6.2.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-11-1 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-11-0 against the over/under this year
Important Ole Miss Rebels Betting Trends
The Ole Miss Rebels are 19-7-0 against the spread this season
The Ole Miss Rebels are 11-14-1 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
11/09/18 F Zach Kent Knee is out indefinitely
Key Ole Miss Rebels Injuries
01/18/19 G Franco Miller Jr Undisclosed is out for season
Grant Williams comes into this game averaging 19.0 points per contest while playing 32.0 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 3.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Admiral Schofield averages 16.9 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game. He averages 2.2 assists per game and 6.4 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 48% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Breein Tyree scores 18.3 points per contest while playing 33.7 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 83%. Terence Davis averages 15.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 30.0 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and has 3.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee averages 83.6 points per contest, which is 13th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 15.6 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a unit, which has them ranked 3rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 105th in the nation. They average 37.9 boards per contest and 19.0 assists per game, which ranks them 55th and 4th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 309th with 11.3 per game. The Volunteers allow 68.0 points per contest, which is 86th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 15th and 118th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.0 rebounds a game which ranks 134th, and they allow 12.2 assists per game which puts them in 104th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 182nd in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Ole Miss is 86th in the nation with 76.4 points per contest this season. They are 75th in the country in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 6.2. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 83rd in the NCAA. They are 205th in D-1 in rebounding with 35.0 boards per contest and 81st in assists per game with 14.7. The Rebels are 175th in turnovers per contest with 13.1. The Rebels give up 70.2 points per game, which ranks them 149th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 129th and 317th in those defensive statistics. They rank 228th with 13.7 dimes allowed per game and 79th with 32.9 boards surrendered per contest. The Rebels are 304th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.3 per contest this year.
The Volunteers are 4th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.6. In terms of pace they are 143rd in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 56% is 17th. As a team they are 11th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shoot 3-pointers on 31% of their shots, ranking 327th in Division 1. Tennessee is 328th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Ole Miss is 165th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions. The Rebels have an offensive rating of 109.2, which is ranked 64th. They are 165th in D-1 in pace with 69.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 77th. As a unit they are 51st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 154th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee/Ole Miss college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Tennessee -4.5
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