Tennessee vs Alabama Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/4/2020
Game: Tennessee Volunteers vs Alabama Crimson Tide
Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Location: Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, AL
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Alabama -6
The Tennessee Volunteers head to Coleman Coliseum to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Alabama as 6 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-9. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 66.5 points per contest while giving up 61.2 per game. Alabama has an overall mark of 12-9. They are averaging 82.2 points per contest and giving up 77.5, which is a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 9-12-0 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 11-10-0 against the over/under this year
Important Alabama Crimson Tide Betting Trends
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 15-6-0 against the spread this season
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 14-7-0 against the over/under this year
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/19 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is out for season
02/03/20 G Josiah-Jordan James Groin is questionable Tuesday vs Alabama
Key Alabama Crimson Tide Injuries
11/11/19 G Jahvon Quinerly Eligibility is out for season
11/05/19 F Juwan Gary Knee is out for season
02/03/20 G James Bolden Illness is questionable Tuesday vs Tennessee
02/01/20 G Herbert Jones Wrist is out indefinitely
01/04/20 F James Rojas ACL is out for season
John Fulkerson averages 11.6 points per contest in 29.1 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.5 assists per game and 6.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 64% for the season while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Bowden comes into this game averaging 12.6 points per contest while playing 33.2 minutes per night. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 78%.
John Petty averages 15.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 34.0 minutes per game. He also hauls in 7.2 rebounds per game and dishes 2.1 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 70%. Kira Lewis Jr. scores 16.4 points per contest while playing 37.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.3 rebounds per contest and has 4.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers allow 61.2 points per contest which is 18th in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 24th and 65th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.4 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd, and they allow 10.0 assists per game which puts them in 18th place in D-1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 134th in Division 1. Tennessee averages 66.5 points per contest, which is 297th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 206th. From 3-point territory they shoot 31%, which is good for 281st in the nation. They average 35.3 boards per contest and 15.1 assists per game, which ranks them 201st and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 146th with 13.6 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Crimson Tide give up 77.5 points per game, which ranks them 330th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 79th and 57th in those defensive statistics. They rank 81st with 11.4 dimes allowed per game and 335th with 39.4 boards surrendered per contest. The Crimson Tide are 194th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.9 per contest. Alabama is 4th in the country with 82.2 points per contest this season. They are 172nd in D-1 in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 4.8. They shoot 35% from beyond the arc, which is good for 114th in the country. They are 11th in the nation in rebounding with 41.0 boards per contest and 124th in assists per game with 13.8. The Crimson Tide are 31st in turnovers per contest with 15.6.
The Volunteers are 220th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.8. In terms of pace they are 309th in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 222nd. As a team they are 179th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 190th in Division 1. Tennessee is 80th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.9 times per 100 possessions.
Alabama is 109th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions. The Crimson Tide have an offensive rating of 104.9, which is ranked 110th. They are 3rd in D-1 in pace with 77.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 52% is 77th. As a unit they are 76th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 47% of their shot attempts, ranking 18th in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Tennessee +6 and over 147 total points
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