Arkansas vs. Tennessee - 1/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (12-6) at Arkansas Razorbacks (15-4)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Bud Walton Arena)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks -8.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 See the Latest Odds
The Arkansas Razorbacks and the Tennessee Volunteers face off on Tuesday at Bud Walton Arena in SEC college basketball action.
The Arkansas Razorbacks are 15-4 this season and ranked 25th in the nation. Arkansas is averaging 82.3 and they are shooting 45.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 72 points and their opponents are shooting 44.5 percent. Bobby Portis leads the Razorbacks averaging 17.5 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. Michael Qualls is averaging 16.4 points and 5.3 rebounds, Rashad Madden is averaging 10.2 points, and Anthlon Bell is averaging 8.8 points. Arkansas is 12-1 at home and 4-2 in the SEC.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 12-6 this season and they are coming off of their second SEC loss of the year. Tennessee is averaging 64.2 points and they are shooting 43.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Josh Richardson leads the Vols averaging 15.5 points per game. Kevin Punter is averaging 10.7 points, Armani Moore is averaging 9.6 points and 6.7 rebounds, and Robert Hubbs II is averaging 6.1 points. Tennessee is 3-3 on the road and 4-2 in the SEC.
Arkansas is 0-4 against the spread in heir last four games, 16-7 against the spread in their last 23 home games against a team with a losing road record, and 5-2 against the spread in Tuesday games. Tennessee is 8-3 against the spread against the SEC, 5-11-3 against the spread in their last 19 games, and 1-4 against the spread following a loss. The underdog has covered the point spread in 11 of he last 15 meetings of these two.
At 143.5 the total is simply too high so my free pick here is the under. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.