Tennessee vs. Arkansas - 3/10/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas Razorbacks (23-10) at Tennessee Volunteers (24-7)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 2:30 pm (Scottrade Center)
The Line: Arkansas Razorbacks +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Tennessee Volunteers and Arkansas Razorbacks meet Saturday in the college basketball SEC Tournament semifinals at the Scottrade Center.
The Tennessee Volunteers look for another victory after beating Mississippi State on Friday. The Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 74 points on 43.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.1 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Grant Williams is averaging 15.6 points and 1.8 assists while Admiral Schofield is averaging 13.5 points and 6.1 rebounds. Lamonte Turner is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Bowden is dishing 1.9 assists. The Tennessee Volunteers are shooting 37.7 percent from beyond the arc and 75.2 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee Volunteers are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.5 rebounds per game. The Tennessee Volunteers have won three of their last four neutral site games.
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The Arkansas Razorbacks look for another victory after beating Florida on Friday. The Arkansas Razorbacks are averaging 81.6 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 75.4 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Jaylen Barford is averaging 17.9 points and 3.9 rebounds while Daryl Macon is averaging 17 points and four assists. Daniel Gafford is the third double-digit scorer and Anton Beard is dishing 3.1 assists. The Arkansas Razorbacks are shooting 39.9 percent from beyond the arc and 67.8 percent from the free throw line. The Arkansas Razorbacks are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game. The Arkansas Razorbacks have won four straight neutral site games.
The Razorbacks are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games, 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games and 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Volunteers are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Saturday games. The Razorbacks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings and the underdog is 15-6 ATS in the last 21 meetings.
The Arkansas Razorbacks have won each of the last six meetings against the Tennessee Volunteers and are coming off a really impressive victory over the Florida Gators in which they were decent sized underdogs and really opened the game up in the second half. While the Vols have been the more consistent team this season, Arkansas is a dangerous offensive team that's shooting 47 percent from the field and over 40 percent from three in its last five games. Getting free points is a bonus here.