Tennessee vs. Missouri SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023

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Tennessee vs. Missouri SEC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, March 10, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The No. 5 seed Tennessee Volunteers (23-9, 11-7 SEC) and the No. 4 seed Missouri Tigers (23-8, 11-7 SEC) will look to advance in the SEC tournament on Friday as they meet in the conference tournament at 3:30 PM on ESPN. Tennessee is listed as a 5.5-point favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The matchup’s over/under is 139.5.

Tennessee vs. Missouri Odds

  • Tennessee odds to win: -241
  • Missouri odds to win: +198
  • Spread: Tennessee (-5.5)
  • Total: 139.5

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, March 10, 2023
  • Time: 3:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN
  • Where: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Venue: Bridgestone Arena

Who Will Win Tennessee vs. Missouri?

Tennessee and Missouri Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

Tennessee is 15-10 against the spread when favored by 5.5 points or more this season.

Missouri has a 3-2 record against the spread this year when an underdog by 5.5 points or more.

The Volunteers and Tigers average 12.4 more points between them than the over/under of 139.5 for this matchup.

Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 132.2 points per game, 7.3 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

The average over/under Tennessee has had set in games this season is 10.3 fewer points than this outing’s point total.

The average over/under for Tigers games this year is 15.4 more points than the point total of 139.5 in this outing.

The Volunteers’ ATS record is 17-15-0 this season.

The Tigers are 15-14-1 ATS this year.

Tennessee Stats & Insights

Tennessee is outscoring opponents by 14.4 points per game with a +462 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.8 points per game (181st in college basketball) and allows 57.4 per outing (third in college basketball).

Tennessee averages 36.0 rebounds per game (11th in college basketball) while conceding 28.5 per contest to its opponents. It outrebounds opponents by 7.5 boards per game.

The Volunteers connect on 2.1 more threes per game than the opposition, 7.7 (140th in college basketball) compared to their opponents’ 5.6.

Tennessee ranks 151st in college basketball with 94.9 points scored per 100 possessions, and first in college basketball defensively with 75.8 points conceded per 100 possessions.

The Volunteers are averaging 76.7 points per game this year at home, which is 9.6 more points than they’re averaging on the road (67.1).

Missouri Stats & Insights

Missouri’s +165 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 5.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 80.1 points per game (21st in college basketball) while allowing 74.8 per contest (308th in college basketball).

Missouri falls short in the rebound battle by an average of 6.3 boards. It collects 27.8 rebounds per game (351st in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 34.1.

Missouri knocks down 9.4 three-pointers per game (23rd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 8.9. It shoots 36.2% from deep, and its opponents shoot 35.5%.

Missouri averages 100.5 points per 100 possessions on offense (29th in college basketball), and allows 93.8 points per 100 possessions (252nd in college basketball).

At home, the Tigers average 83.6 points per game. On the road, they average 73.3.

Tennessee Key Players to Watch

The Volunteers scoring leader is Santiago Vescovi, who averages 12.8 per contest to go with 4.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists.

Tennessee’s leading rebounder is Jonas Aidoo averaging 5.0 boards per game and its best passer is Zakai Zeigler and his 5.4 assists per game.

Vescovi leads the Volunteers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.7 shots per game from beyond the arc.

The Tennessee steals leader is Zeigler, who averages 2.0 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Aidoo, who compiles 1.2 rejections per contest.

Missouri Key Players to Watch

Kobe Brown sits atop the Tigers leaderboards for scoring and rebounding with 15.9 points and 6.2 rebounds per game.

Nick Honor’s assist statline paces Missouri; he racks up 2.8 assists per game.

D’Moi Hodge is the top scorer from the three-point line for the Tigers, hitting 2.8 threes per game.

Hodge is at the top of the Missouri steals and blocks leaderboards with 2.7 steals per game and 0.5 blocks per game.

Tennessee vs. Missouri Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Tennessee (-5.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (139.5)

  • Prediction:
    Tennessee 75, Missouri 67

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.