Tennessee vs Auburn Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/22/2020
Game: Tennessee Volunteers vs Auburn Tigers
Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020
Location: Auburn Arena in Auburn, AL
Odds/Point Spread: Auburn -6
The Tennessee Volunteers travel to Auburn Arena to play the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Auburn as 6 point favorites.
Tennessee heads into this matchup with a mark of 15-11. They currently have a point differential of 4.7 as they are averaging 66.8 points per contest while giving up 62.1 per game. Auburn has an overall mark of 22-4. They are averaging 79.0 points per contest and giving up 70.9, which is a point differential of 8.0.
Valuable Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 12-14-0 against the spread
The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-13-0 against the over/under
Important Auburn Tigers Betting Trends
The Auburn Tigers are 11-15-0 against the spread
The Auburn Tigers are 12-13-1 against the over/under
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/19 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is out for season
Key Auburn Tigers Injuries
02/21/20 F Isaac Okoro Hamstring is questionable Saturday vs Tennessee
John Fulkerson averages 13.0 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 6.2 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 63% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Bowden comes into this contest averaging 13.0 points per game while playing 33.9 minutes per night. He pulls down 4.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 82%.
Isaac Okoro averages 13.1 points per game and he sees the court an average of 32.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 66%. Samir Doughty averages 16.0 points per game while playing 33.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 4.0 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 78%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers allow 62.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in Division 1. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc, ranking them 25th and 96th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 122nd, and they give up 9.7 assists per contest which puts them in 10th place in the NCAA. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 167th in the nation. Tennessee averages 66.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 292nd in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 227th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 306th in D-1. They average 35.4 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per contest, which ranks them 177th and 47th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 147th with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tigers surrender 70.9 points per contest, which ranks them 221st in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 105th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 68th with 11.2 assists allowed per contest, and 212th with 35.6 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tigers are 170th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per game. Auburn is 19th in the country with 79.0 points per game this year. They are 205th in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 8.0. They shoot 30% from 3-point range, which is good for 321st in the nation. They are 4th in the country in rebounding with 42.0 boards per game and 206th in assists per contest with 12.8. The Tigers are 200th in turnovers per game with 12.9.
The Volunteers are 211th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.9. In terms of pace they are 299th in the country with 66.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 259th. As a team they are 192nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 208th in Division 1. Tennessee is 89th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions.
Auburn is 296th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Tigers have an offensive rating of 108.5, which is ranked 42nd. They are 107th in D-1 in pace with 70.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 186th. As a unit they are 161st in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shot attempts, ranking 42nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Tennessee/Auburn college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Auburn -6
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