Texas A&M Tennessee Betting Preview
Tennessee Volunteers vs Texas A&M Aggies Odds
Texas A&M looks to cover the Aggies-Volunteers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 16-10 mark when they host Tennessee in college basketball wagering action.
The Aggies sport records of 16-10 and 11-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Volunteers have 15-10 and 12-10-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-12 for the Aggies and 11-11 for the Volunteers.
Bettors looking to go with the Aggies in this one found them listed as 1.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Volunteers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Aggies sit at No. 108 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Volunteers sit at No. 66 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Volunteers will win this game 66-65.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Volunteers rank No. 121 in NCAA Division 1 with 36 per game. That compares with Texas A&M’s No. 224 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas A&M is college basketball's No. 303-ranked team at 4.8 per game, while the Volunteers rate No. 311 with 4.7 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tennessee owns the country's No. 9-rated mark, allowing 58.5 points per game on the highway. Texas A&M, on the other hand, rates No. 267 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Tennessee was an 82-72 winner at home against LSU. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Jordan McRae went off for 34 points and added 6 rebounds for good measure, leading Tennessee to an 82-72 win over LSU on Tuesday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Texas A&M was a 65-56 winner in its last match on the road against Auburn. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Aggies got 21 points from Elston Turner as Texas A&M ran past Auburn 65-56 on Wednesday at Auburn Arena.
Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Florida are 5-5
After playing LSU are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Mississippi are 0-1
After playing Auburn are 2-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Volunteers at Aggies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games on the road
Tennessee is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas A&M's last 6 games
Texas A&M is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
Tennessee home to Florida, Tuesday, February 26
Texas A&M at Mississippi, Wednesday, February 27