Tennessee vs. Auburn - 3/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Auburn Tigers (11-19) at Tennessee Volunteers (13-18)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Bridgestone Arena)
The Line: Tennessee Volunteers -3.5 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Tennessee Volunteers and the Auburn Tigers face off on Wednesday in SEC college basketball tournament action.
The Tennessee Volunteers are 13-18 this season and have lost six of their last seven games. Tennessee is averaging 74.7 points per game and they are shooting 41.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 75.7 points and their opponents are shooting 42.8 percent. Armani Moore leads the Vols averaging 12 points and 7.9 rebounds per game. Robert Hubbs III is averaging 10.4 points, Devon Baulkman is averaging 9.3 points, and Detrick Mostella is averaging 7.5 points. Tennessee is 0-3 in neutral site games and 6-12 in the SEC.
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The Auburn Tigers are 11-19 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Auburn is averaging 71.1 points per game and they are shooting 40.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.9 percent. Tyler Harris leads the Tigers averaging 13.9 points and 7.6 rebounds per game. T.J. Dunnans is averaging 11.2 points, Cinmeon Bowers is averaging 10.7 points and 9.8 rebounds, and Bryce Brown is averaging 10.2 points. Auburn is 1-1 in neutral site games and 5-13 in the SEC.
Tennessee is 0-4 against the spread against the SEC, 8-2 against the spread following a double-digit home loss, and 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games against a team under .400. Auburn is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six neutral site games, 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 games, and 3-7 against the spread following a loss. The favorite has covered the point spread in 17 of the last 21 meetings of these two teams.
These teams are terrible this year and they are two programs that will look for a big bounce next season but right now they are teams without their best players and I will take the points with Auburn as points are something both of these teams have a hard time with.