Tennessee Volunteers vs Missouri Tigers Prediction, 2/22/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Tennessee Volunteers vs Missouri Tigers
Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Location: Mizzou Arena in Columbia, MO
The Missouri Tigers (10-17) will compete against the Tennessee Volunteers (19-7) at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday.
The Tennessee Volunteers stepped onto the hardwood against Arkansas and went home with a loss by a final score of 58-48 in their last contest. In relation to fouls, the Volunteers ended up with 24 while Arkansas recorded 16 fouls. They converted 5 of 22 attempts from distance. Arkansas finished the contest at 77.3% when shooting free throws by converting 17 of their 22 shots. Furthermore, Arkansas pulled down 42 rebounds (11 offensive, 31 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Arkansas earned 7 assists and had 6 steals in this game. In the matter of defending, Tennessee allowed 30.5% from the floor on 18 of 59 shooting. They also recorded 5 assists in this game while forcing 10 turnovers and earning 6 steals. In terms of pulling down boards, they collected a total of 41 with 10 of them being of the offensive sort. From the charity stripe, the Volunteers converted 12 of 18 attempts for a percentage of 66.7%. Tennessee finished the game with a 27.1% FG percentage (16 out of 59) and buried 4 out of their 24 shots from beyond the arc.
Zakai Zeigler is someone who came through for the contest. He finished 25.0% from the floor but had no assists at the end of the game. He saw the court for 33 mins played and grabbed 2 rebounds. He ended up finishing with 12 points on 2 of 8 shooting.
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Tennessee steps onto the hardwood with a record of 19-7 on the year. They are losing possession via turnover 12.4 times per contest and as a basketball team are committing 16.8 fouls on a nightly basis. As a unit, Tennessee is pulling down 36.6 rebounds per contest and has accumulated 426 assists on the year, which has them ranked 32nd in the nation in terms of passing. The Volunteers are connecting on 34.2% from downtown (228 of 667) and 70.9% from the free throw line. They average 73.4 points per contest (126th in college hoops) while connecting on 43.0% from the field.
When they are on defense, the Volunteers are forcing their opponents into 16.8 turnovers per contest and they draw 17.5 fouls. They are currently ranked 82nd in college basketball in giving up assists to their opponents with 295 surrendered on the season. The Volunteers are allowing a shooting percentage of 40.9% (575 of 1,406) and they surrender 33.8 rebounds per game as a unit. They relinquish 32.6% on 3-point attempts and they are ranked 27th in college basketball in points per game allowed (62.9).
In their last game, the Missouri Tigers walked away from this one with a loss by a score of 58-56 when they played Mississippi State. Concerning team rebounding, Missouri permitted Mississippi State to grab 35 overall (11 on the offensive side). They finished 21.4% from beyond the arc by going 3 out of 14 and walked away from this one shooting 17 out of 24 at the free throw line (70.8%). The Tigers permitted Mississippi State to make 19 of 51 attempts from the field which gave them a rate of 37.3% for the game. When the final whistle blew, the Tigers ended up going 22 for 54 from the floor which had them shooting 40.7%. Concerning three-point attempts, Missouri buried 5 out of their 22 tries (22.7%). They were able to bury 7 of the free throw tries for a percentage of 77.8%. Mississippi State had 11 fouls in this matchup which took the Tigers to the free throw line for a total of 9 attempts. They gave up possession of the ball 13 times, while recording 7 steals for this contest. The Tigers corralled 22 defensive boards and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 29 for this game.
Jarron Coleman ended up being a factor for the Tigers in this contest. He totaled 15 points in his 32 minutes on the hardwood and had 3 assists in this matchup. He knocked down 6 of 13 in the matchup for a field goal percentage of 46.2%, and accounted for 4 rebounds.
Missouri has a record of 10-17 so far this season. In terms of offensive execution, the Tigers are shooting 42.6% from the floor, which has them ranked 260th in the country. Missouri has totaled 1,756 points so far this season (65.0 per contest) and they collect 34.7 rebounds per contest. They are dishing out assists 11.9 times per game (266th in D-1) and they are turning it over 14.0 times per contest. The Tigers have committed 17.5 fouls every game and they go 72.4% from the free throw line.
The Missouri defense allows 35.4% on 3-point attempts (197 of 556) and their opponents are connecting on 68.3% of their free throw shots. They allow 12.0 assists and 34.1 rebounds per game, which ranks them 123rd and 157th in college hoops. The Tigers on the defensive side of the court are 213th in the country in PPG surrendered with 70.1. They are forcing their opponents into 12.6 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 44.0% from the floor (235th in college hoops).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Tennessee
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