Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs Tennessee NCAAB Betting Prediction

Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs Tennessee Prediction 3/21/2024

The Saint Peter’s Peacocks (16-13) travel to face off against the Tennessee Volunteers (24-7) on Thursday, March 21st. This game will be played at Spectrum Center in Charlotte and televised on TNT. Saint Peter’s is coming off a win in their previous game, while Tennessee is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mississippi State. Tip-off is set for 9:20 ET.

Saint Peter’s Peacocks vs Tennessee Volunteers

The Saint Peter’s Peacocks Are Coming Off A Win

Coming off a 68-63 win over Fairfield, Saint Peter’s is 16-13 overall and 16-8 in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action. They have won four straight games and are 12-8 on the road this season.

As the underdog, the Peacocks are 8-9 this year, and they are 4-1 in their last five road games. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is 0.0, and they are 6-4 in their last 10 road games.

As the underdog, Saint Peter’s has gone 11-6 vs. the spread this season. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Peacocks have an ATS mark of 6-4. On the road, Saint Peter’s has a 14-6 ATS record this year and they are 3-0 ATS in their last 3 road games.

This season, the over/under record for Saint Peter’s games is 14-18. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 128.1 points. Today’s over/under line of 128 is similar to the average over/under line of 131 in their games. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 117 points.

The Tennessee Volunteers Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

After losing their third straight game, Tennessee will look to get back on track as they host Saint Peter’s. The Volunteers have gone 15-4 at home this season, and they are favored by 19.5 points in this one.

Overall, Tennessee has gone 24-7, and they are 14-6 in Southeastern Conference play. They have gone 10-1 in non-conference action, and they have gone 9-5 on the road compared to 15-4 at home.

Against the spread, Tennessee has gone 16-16-1 this season, including a 10-8-1 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Volunteers are 6-4 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS record is 7-3 in their last 10 contests.

Today’s over/under line of 128 is lower than the average over/under line in Tennessee’s games this season (145.7). This year, the over/under record for the Volunteers is 16-17. Over their last three games, their games have averaged 139 points compared to their season average of 146.8 points per game.

Saint Peter’s Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Saint Peter’s offense ended with 68 points against Fairfield. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 52.3% and made 6 threes. Corey Washington led the scoring for the Peacocks, contributing 24 points. Additionally, Roy Clarke chipped in with 12 points.

Corey Washington (F) 16.5 6.6 0.5
Latrell Reid (G) 11.1 4.5 4.6
Roy Clarke (G) 7.2 3.2 1.8

Tennessee Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 79.5 points per game, the Tennessee had a below average performance. They scored 56 points against Mississippi State and had a field goal percentage of 30.6%. The team’s top scorer is Dalton Knecht, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 21.1, while Jonas Aidoo also maintains a PPG average of 11.9 leading up to the game.

Dalton Knecht (G) 21.1 4.7 1.8
Jonas Aidoo (F) 11.9 7.7 0.9
Zakai Zeigler (G) 11.9 2.7 5.8

Saint Peter’s Team Defense

So far, the Peacocks’ defense is ranked 13th in the country at 63.3 points per contest. Saint Peter’s will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Fairfield to just 35% shooting in their most recent game.

Tennessee Team Defense

At this time, the Volunteers’ defense is positioned 73rd in the country, permitting 68.0 points per game. The Tennessee defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 73 points and allowed Mississippi State to connect on 8 threes.

Peacocks vs Volunteers Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, Saint Peter’s has been good against the spread posting a mark of 4-1. Their overall mark in these games was 4-1, while averaging 61 points per game.
  • Tennessee has played well in their previous three home games, going 3-0 straight up. In this stretch, they averaged 73 points per game while allowing 66. The team also performed well vs the spread at 2-1.
  • Saint Peter’s has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.
  • Spanning across their last ten games as the betting favorite, the Volunteers have gone 6-4 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 7-3.

Peacocks vs Volunteers Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Volunteers vs. Volunteers game, our recommendation is to take the Volunteers at -19.5. Despite our model showing the Volunteers winning 74-72, we like Peacocks as our point-spread pick.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 128 and our model has the Peacocks and Volunteers finishing with a combined 146 points. Our pick is to take the over.

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