Vanderbilt vs Tennessee Predictions, College Basketball Parlay Picks 2/18/2020
Game: Vanderbilt Commodores vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Location: Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN
Odds/Point Spread: Tennessee -11.5
The Vanderbilt Commodores head to Thompson-Boling Arena to take on the Tennessee Volunteers on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The opening line for this game has Tennessee as 11.5 point favorites.
Vanderbilt comes into this game with an overall record of 9-16. They currently have a point differential of -2.7 as they are averaging 72.0 points per game while giving up 74.7 per contest. Tennessee has an overall record of 14-11. They are averaging 66.9 points per game and surrendering 62.2, good for a point differential of 4.7.
Valuable Vanderbilt Commodores Betting Trends
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 11-13-1 against the spread this season
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 16-9-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tennessee Volunteers Betting Trends
The Tennessee Volunteers are 12-13-0 against the spread this season
The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-12-0 against the over/under this year
Key Vanderbilt Commodores Injuries
01/15/20 F Clevon Brown Knee is out indefinitely
01/11/20 F Aaron Nesmith Foot is out indefinitely
Key Tennessee Volunteers Injuries
12/21/19 G Lamonte Turner Shoulder is out for season
02/17/20 G Yves Pons Knee is questionable Tuesday vs Vanderbilt
02/17/20 G Josiah-Jordan James Groin is questionable Tuesday vs Vanderbilt
Scotty Pippen Jr. averages 11.3 points per contest in 30.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 3.8 assists per game and 2.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% for the season while his free throw percentage is 72%. Saben Lee comes into this game averaging 17.2 points per contest while playing 32.3 minutes per night. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 4.4 assists per game. His FG percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
John Fulkerson averages 12.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.2 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 64% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Jordan Bowden scores 12.9 points per contest while playing 33.8 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.1 rebounds per contest and has 2.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Commodores allow 74.7 points per contest which is 300th in the country. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 329th and 303rd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 245th, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 221st place in D-1. They force 14.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 222nd in Division 1. Vanderbilt averages 72.0 points per contest, which is 146th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is -2.7 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a unit, which has them ranked 223rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 175th in the nation. They average 32.7 boards per contest and 11.8 assists per game, which ranks them 311th and 283rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 188th with 13.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Volunteers give up 62.2 points per game, which ranks them 23rd in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 39% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 29th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 12th with 9.8 dimes allowed per game and 125th with 34.0 boards surrendered per contest. The Volunteers are 169th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest. Tennessee is 294th in the country with 66.9 points per contest this season. They are 228th in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 4.7. They shoot 31% from beyond the arc, which is good for 304th in the country. They are 186th in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 48th in assists per game with 14.8. The Volunteers are 151st in turnovers per contest with 13.5.
The Commodores are 174th in the nation in offensive rating with 101.7. In terms of pace they are 143rd in the country with 70.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 152nd. As a team they are 138th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 30th in Division 1. Vanderbilt is 202nd in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.3 times per 100 possessions.
Tennessee is 93rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.6 times per 100 possessions. The Volunteers have an offensive rating of 100, which is ranked 213th. They are 294th in D-1 in pace with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 48% is 251st. As a unit they are 195th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shot attempts, ranking 203rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Vanderbilt +11.5 and over 136.5 total points
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