Tennessee Volunteers vs. LSU Tigers - 3/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (15-18) vs. LSU Tigers (18-13)
March 11, 2016 3:00 PM EST
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The Tennessee Volunteers will face off against the LSU Tigers in the Quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament.
The Tennessee Volunteers come into this game with a 15-18 record and are 12th in the SEC. The Volunteers have won 2 games already in this tournament and will be tired for their game against LSU. Kevin Punter who is averaging 22.2 points per game and 3.5 assists has led the Volunteers. Armani Moore is second on the team with 12.4 points per game and 7.7 rebounds.
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The LSU Tigers come into this game with a 18-13 record and are 3rd in the SEC. This will be the Tigers first game in the tournament and they will be rested and ready. The Tigers have been led by Ben Simmons who is averaing 19.6 points per game and 11.9 rebounds. Keith Hornsby is second on the team with 13.1 points per game and 2.9 rebounds.
Tennessee is 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 neutral site games. The Volunteers are 1-4-1 against the spread in their last 6 Friday games. LSU is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Tigers are 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 Friday games.
The Tennesee Volunteeers have won their first 2 games in this tournament but will be playing their 3rd game in 3 days. LSU will be fresh and ready to play knowing they need to win this tournament to get into the big dance. I think LSU will win this game here.