Auburn Tigers host Tennessee Volunteers in college basketball action

Tennessee VolunteersAuburn Tigers
March 6, 9:00 PM | Auburn Arena

Tennessee Volunteers vs Auburn Tigers Odds

17-11TEAM RECORD9-20

Tennessee travels to Auburn on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 17-11 record with a victory over the Tigers.

The Tigers bring a 9-20 record (12-15 ATS) to this tilt against the 17-11 Volunteers, who are 14-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Auburn go 12-9 so far and the Volunteers go 13-12.

View Tennessee vs Auburn Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Tigers as 5.5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 257 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Volunteers, who rate No. 61 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 69-62 victory for the Volunteers.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Auburn's No. 255-ranked offense, averaging 64.3 PPG, against a Volunteers defense that ranks No. 87 at 63.1 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 40.5% so far, less than the Volunteers marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee owns the country's No. 47-rated mark, allowing 63.1 points per game on the highway. Auburn, on the other hand, rates No. 274 in scoring at home.

Tennessee lost its last outing, a 78-68 result against Georgia on March 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. Tennessee got 35 points from Jordan McRae en route to a 78-68 loss at the hands of Tennessee on Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum.

In their last action, Auburn was a 62-55 loser at home against Vanderbilt. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Auburn got 16 points from Chris Denson but lost anyway, 62-55, to Vanderbilt on Saturday at Auburn Arena.

Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
After playing Georgia are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Mississippi State are 6-4
After playing Vanderbilt are 0-10
After a loss are 1-9

A few Volunteers at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games on the road
Tennessee is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Tennessee is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Tennessee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Auburn
Auburn is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tennessee
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Auburn's last 6 games
Auburn is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Auburn is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Tennessee

Next up:
Tennessee home to Missouri, Saturday, March 9
Auburn at Mississippi State, Saturday, March 9

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