Arkansas Razorbacks vs Tennessee Volunteers Predictions, College Basketball Picks Against The Spread 2/11/2020
Game: Arkansas Razorbacks vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Location: Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Tennessee -3
The Arkansas Razorbacks travel to Thompson-Boling Arena to play the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Tennessee as 3 point favorites.
Arkansas comes into this game with an overall record of 16-7. They currently have a point differential of 8.8 as they are averaging 74.9 points per game while giving up 66.0 per contest. Tennessee has an overall mark of 13-10. They are averaging 66.5 points per contest and giving up 62.2, which is a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Arkansas Razorbacks Betting Trends
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-11-0 against the spread
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 10-13-0 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Key Arkansas Razorbacks Injuries
02/04/20 G Isaiah Joe Knee is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/19 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is out for season
02/08/20 G Josiah-Jordan James Groin is questionable
Mason Jones comes into this contest averaging 20.5 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 6.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 82%. Jimmy Whitt averages 14.7 points per game in 36.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 4.9 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jordan Bowden averages 13.1 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. John Fulkerson averages 12.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.0 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 63% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
Arkansas averages 74.9 points per contest this season, which ranks them 89th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 8.8 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 154th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 283rd in the nation. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 12.0 assists per game, which ranks them 299th and 265th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 290th with 12.0 per game. The Razorbacks allow 66.0 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 89th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 25% average from behind the arc, ranking them 78th and 1st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 39.1 rebounds a game which ranks 330th and they give up 9.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 14th place in Division 1. They force 17.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 297th in the country with 66.5 points per game this year. They are 250th in Division 1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 307th in the nation. They are 189th in the NCAA in rebounding with 35.3 boards per game, and 59th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Volunteers are 173rd in turnovers per game with 13.3. The Volunteers surrender 62.2 points per contest, which ranks them 25th in D-1. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 34th and 104th in those defensive statistics. They rank 25th with 10.1 assists allowed per contest and 134th with 34.3 rebounds surrendered per game. The Volunteers are 160th in country in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game.
The Razorbacks are 158th in the nation in offensive rating with 102.3. In terms of pace they are 72nd in the country with 71.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 162nd. As a team they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 133rd in Division 1. Arkansas is 298th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 111th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 99.7, which is ranked 222nd. They are 307th in D-1 in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 263rd. As a unit they are 207th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 190th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Arkansas/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Tennessee -3
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