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Missouri vs Tennessee Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 3/10/23

Tennessee Volunteers (22-9) vs. Missouri Tigers (23-8)
March 10, 2023 3:30 pm EDT
The Line: Missouri Tigers +5.5 / Tennessee Volunteers -5.5; Over/Under: +143.5
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The Tennessee Volunteers and Missouri Tigers meet Friday in college basketball action at the Bridgestone Arena. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Tennessee Volunteers are averaging 71.9 points on 43.5 percent shooting and allowing 57.5 points on 36.4 percent shooting. Santiago Vescovi is averaging 12.7 points and 4.6 rebounds, while Zakai Zeigler is averaging 10.7 points and 5.4 assists. Olivier Nkamhoua is the third double-digit scorer and Josiah-Jordan James is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Tennessee Volunteers are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. The Tennessee Volunteers are allowing 25.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game.

The Missouri Tigers are averaging 80.1 points on 47.7 percent shooting and allowing 74.8 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Kobe Brown is averaging 15.9 points and 6.2 rebounds, while D’Moi Hodge is averaging 14.3 points and 1.6 assists. DeAndre Gholston is the third double-digit scorer and Isiaih Mosley is dishing 2.5 assists. The Missouri Tigers are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 75.6 percent from the free throw line. The Missouri Tigers are allowing 35.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 27.8 rebounds per game.

The Volunteers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win. The Tigers are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Friday games. The under is 7-3-1 in Volunteers last 11 overall. The over is 7-1 in Tigers last 8 neutral site games.

The Tennessee Volunteers obviously have the horses to blow the doors off here, and they have a crowd that shows up. However, Missouri beat Tennessee on the road a month ago, and they’re 8-4 ATS in non home games. Tennessee is 6-10 ATS in non-true home games. Missouri has the offensive firepower to hang around. I’ll grab the points.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Missouri Tigers +5.5

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