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Oakland Grizzlies vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Monday when the Tennessee Volunteers try to run the Oakland Grizzlies off the court at Thompson-Boling Arena in college hoops action.
Tennessee will face the 2-4 Grizzlies, who own a 2-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Volunteers are 2-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Grizzlies are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
The Volunteers were listed as 13.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Volunteers - Grizzlies odds would favor the Volunteers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Tennessee is rated No. 71 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oakland is at No. 224. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 74-69 win for the Volunteers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Tennessee's No. 135-rated squad against Oakland's No. 289-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Tennessee rates No. 207 in the country with 5.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 171 nationally with 6.2 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Oakland owns the country's No. 271-rated mark, allowing 77.8 points per game on the highway. Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 221 in scoring at home.
Oakland lost its last outing, a 70-52 result against Michigan State on November 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 17.5-point underdog. Duke Mondy scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Grizzlies to a win (they lost 70-52 to Michigan State at Breslin Center on Friday).
In their last action, Tennessee was an 83-69 winner at home against Massachusetts. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Jesse Morgan scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Minutemen to a win (they lost 83-69 to Tennessee at Coliseo do Puerto Rico on Sunday).
Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Georgetown are 1-1
After playing Massachusetts are 2-0
After a win are 6-4
Oakland at Western Michigan, Saturday, December 1
Tennessee at Georgetown, Friday, November 30