LSU Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers NCAAB Betting Prediction

LSU Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers Prediction 2/7/2024

The LSU Tigers (12-9) travel to face off against the Tennessee Volunteers (16-5) on Wednesday, February 7th. This game will be played at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville and televised on SECN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

LSU Tigers vs Tennessee Volunteers

The LSU Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

LSU will be looking to snap a three-game road losing streak and improve on their 2-5 record away from home this season. Overall, the Tigers are 12-9, including a 4-4 mark in Southeastern Conference play.

As an underdog, LSU is just 2-7 this season, and they are coming off a 95-74 win over Arkansas. So far, the Tigers have been favored in 12 of their 21 games, going 10-2 in those contests.

LSU has an ATS record of 9-12 this season and they are 3-4 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Tigers have gone 3-6 vs. the spread this year and their ATS mark as the underdog over their last 10 games is 3-7. In their last 3 road games, LSU is 1-2 vs. the spread.

LSU’s over/under record for the season is 11-10 and today’s line of 152 is higher than the average OU line in their games (147). So far, 13 of their games have finished with less points than today’s OU line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 166 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 6-4.

The Tennessee Volunteers Are Coming Off A Win

Through 21 games, Tennessee has been dominant at home, going 11-1 with an average scoring margin of +19.2. The Volunteers have been favored in 17 of their games, going 15-2 in those contests.

Coming off a 103-92 win over Kentucky, Tennessee has gone 4-1 in its last five home games and 9-1 in its last 10. On the season, the Volunteers have a 16-5 record, including a 6-2 mark in Southeastern Conference games.

When looking at Tennessee’s ATS record this season, they are currently 9-11-1. However, they have been better vs. the spread at home, going 6-5-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Volunteers have gone 4-6 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Tennessee games is 12-9 and today’s line of 152 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143). Currently, their last three games have averaged 151 points compared to their season average of 146.8 points per game. Over their last 10 games, their over/under record is 5-5.

LSU Offense Breakdown

LSU’s offense had a good outing, putting up 95 points against Arkansas. They achieved a 54.7% field goal percentage and went 25/28 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Jordan Wright, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 15.5, while Will Baker also carries a PPG average of 11.7 into the game.

Jordan Wright (G) 15.5 5.2 2.8
Will Baker (F) 11.7 5.0 1.0
Mike Williams III (G) 8.2 2.2 1.6

Tennessee Offense Breakdown

Coming off a good offensive performance, Tennessee’s offense scored 103 points against Kentucky. Their field goal percentage for the game was 48.6%, and they went 19/26 from the free-throw line. The team’s top scorer is Dalton Knecht, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 19.9, while Jonas Aidoo also carries a PPG average of 11.6 into the game.

Dalton Knecht (G) 19.9 4.6 1.7
Jonas Aidoo (F) 11.6 7.5 1.1
Zakai Zeigler (G) 10.5 2.3 5.4

LSU Team Defense

So far, the Tigers’ defense is ranked 176th in the country at 72.2 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, LSU’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 40.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.1% this season.

Tennessee Team Defense

At present, the Volunteers’ defense is nationally ranked 62nd, allowing 67.1 points per game. Tennessee’s three-point defense is currently 123rd in the country at 7.1 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 38.4% of their shots vs. Tennessee.

Tigers vs Volunteers Trends

  • Across their ten previous road games, LSU has an ATS mark of 4-6. Their straight up record in these matchups was 3-7 while averaging 73 points per game.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Volunteers offense has averaged 85 points per game while allowing an average of 82. Tennessee posted an overall record of 3-2 while going 1-4 ATS.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Tigers have gone 1-2 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • Going back to their last ten games as the favorite, the Volunteers have a straight up record of 8-2. But, their mark vs the spread was just 4-6.

Tigers vs Volunteers Prediction

In this Volunteers vs. Volunteers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Volunteers at -13.5. While we project the Volunteers to win 75-70, our recommendation is to bet on the Tigers for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 152 and our model has the Tigers and Volunteers finishing with a combined 145 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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