Wofford Terriers vs Tennessee Volunteers Prediction, 11/14/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wofford Terriers vs Tennessee Volunteers
Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Location: Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN
Thompson-Boling Arena is the site where the Tennessee Volunteers (2-0) will compete against the Wofford Terriers (2-0) on Tuesday.
The Wofford Terriers played High Point and took home the win by a score of 99-98 in their last game. With respect to personal fouls, the Terriers finished with 31 and High Point totaled 27 personal fouls. They made 3 of 15 shots from long range. High Point ended up shooting 81.3% when shooting free throws by burying 39 of their 48 shots. On top of that, High Point snagged 39 rebounds (11 offensive, 28 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. High Point doled out 7 dimes and had 4 steals in this game. In relation to defending, Wofford let their opponent shoot 49.1% from the floor on 28 of 57 shooting. They also doled out 19 dimes in this game in addition to forcing 11 turnovers and getting 4 steals. When talking about rebounding, they earned 31 with 10 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Terriers converted 23 of 36 attempts for a rate of 63.9%. Wofford finished with a 49.2% FG percentage (32 out of 65) and buried 12 out of their 31 three-point shots.
Dillon Bailey is one guy who was a factor for the matchup. He racked up 20 points on 5 of 11 shooting. He played for 30 mins and totaled 3 boards. He finished the game at 45.5% from the field and also dished out 2 assists.
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Wofford heads into this game with a record of 2-0 this year. They are giving up possession 11.0 times per game and as a unit they are committing 21.0 fouls per game. As a team, Wofford is collecting 34.5 boards per contest and has totaled 36 dimes this season, which has them ranked 100th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Terriers are hitting 38.5% on shots beyond the perimeter (20 of 52) and 65.5% from the charity stripe. They are averaging 92.0 points per outing (38th in Division 1) while connecting on 52.1% from the field.
On the defensive end, the Terriers are able to force 10.5 turnovers per contest and they draw 22.0 personal fouls. They rank 117th in Division 1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 21 relinquished for the season. The Terriers defense is giving up an opponent FG percentage of 46.1% (53 of 115) and they surrender 32.5 rebounds per contest as a unit. They give up 30.0% from beyond the arc and they rank 325th in college hoops in PPG allowed (83.0).
The last time they took the court, the Tennessee Volunteers got the win with a final of 80-70 when they played Wisconsin. The Volunteers snagged 28 defensive boards and 6 offensive rebounds for a total of 34 for this game. They gave up possession 10 times, while getting 3 steals for this contest. Wisconsin was called for 17 personal fouls in the matchup which got the Volunteers to the charity stripe for a total of 23 tries. They were able to make 19 of those for a percentage of 82.6%. In terms of shooting from beyond the arc, Tennessee buried 5 out of 17 attempts (29.4%). At the conclusion of this game, the Volunteers went 28 for 56 from the floor which had them sitting at 50.0%. The Volunteers permitted Wisconsin to knock down 25 out of their 61 attempts from the field which had them shooting 41.0% in this game. They finished 25.0% from beyond the arc by going 6 out of 24 and ended up going 14 out of 23 from the charity stripe (60.9%). In the matter of cleaning up the glass, Tennessee allowed Wisconsin to collect 29 in total (9 offensive).
Dalton Knecht ended up being important for the Volunteers for the game. He totaled 24 points in his 36 minutes on the hardwood and accumulated 2 dimes in the matchup. He made 8 of 15 in this game for a rate of 53.3%, and tallied 5 rebounds.
Tennessee has a mark of 2-0 for the season. The Volunteers are committing 19.5 personal fouls per contest and they connect on 87.9% from the free throw line. They are assisting teammates 16.0 times per contest (109th in college hoops) and they are giving up possession 10.0 times per contest. Tennessee has scored 160 points this year (80.0 per contest) and they average 38.5 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Volunteers are shooting 47.9% from the field, which ranks them 121st in the nation.
The Tennessee defense allows 22.2% on shots from beyond the arc (8 of 36) and their opponents are knocking down 61.9% of their foul shots. They surrender 7.5 assists and 31.0 boards per contest, which is 21st and 82nd in those defensive categories. The Volunteers defensively are ranked 27th in college basketball in PPG surrendered with 56.0. They are able to force 12.5 turnovers per game and allow teams to shoot 34.8% from the field (47th in the nation).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Wofford
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