Auburn vs Tennessee Predictions, Free College Basketball Picks, Tips 3/7/2020
Game: Auburn Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Tennessee -1
The Auburn Tigers head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, March 7, 2020. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 1 point favorites.
Auburn comes into this game with an overall record of 24-6. They currently have a point differential of 7.2 as they are averaging 77.8 points per game while giving up 70.6 per contest. Tennessee has an overall record of 17-13. They are averaging 67.2 points per game and surrendering 63.5, good for a point differential of 3.7.
Valuable Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 13-17-0 against the spread this season
The Auburn Tigers are 14-15-1 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 14-16-0 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 16-14-0 against the over/under this year
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/19 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is out for season
03/06/20 F Drew Pember Concussion is questionable Saturday vs Auburn
Samir Doughty comes into this game averaging 16.2 points per contest while playing 33.3 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 38% while his free throw percentage is 77%. Isaac Okoro averages 12.9 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game. He averages 2.1 assists per game and 4.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 51% for the season while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Jordan Bowden scores 13.6 points per contest while playing 34.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.0 rebounds per contest and has 2.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is at 82%. John Fulkerson averages 13.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.9 minutes per game. He also brings in 5.9 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% and his free throw percentage is 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
Auburn averages 77.8 points per contest, which is 29th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 218th. From 3-point territory they shoot 30%, which is good for 321st in the nation. They average 40.8 boards per contest and 12.9 assists per game, which ranks them 8th and 195th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 198th with 12.9 per game. The Tigers allow 70.6 points per contest, which is 212th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 98th and 147th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 35.5 rebounds a game which ranks 210th, and they allow 11.2 assists per game which puts them in 69th place in the country. They force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 191st in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Tennessee is 282nd in the nation with 67.2 points per contest this season. They are 191st in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 3.7. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 284th in the NCAA. They are 201st in D-1 in rebounding with 34.8 boards per contest and 57th in assists per game with 14.6. The Volunteers are 122nd in turnovers per contest with 13.7. The Volunteers give up 63.5 points per game, which ranks them 33rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 36th and 148th in those defensive statistics. They rank 14th with 9.9 dimes allowed per game and 91st with 33.1 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 159th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per contest this year.
The Tigers are 53rd in the nation in offensive rating with 107.7. In terms of pace they are 116th in the country with 70.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 195th. As a team they are 172nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 42nd in Division 1. Auburn is 285th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 67th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 101, which is ranked 194th. They are 302nd in D-1 in pace with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 222nd. As a unit they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 213th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Auburn/Tennessee college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Auburn +1
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