Vanderbilt Commodores visit Tennessee Volunteers in college basketball clash
Vanderbilt Commodores vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Vanderbilt Commodores travelling to Tennessee Tuesday to take on the Volunteers.
The Commodores will look to vanquish their hosts on Tuesday, as they are 8-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Volunteers are 8-7-1 ATS. Vanderbilt is 4-10 against the total, while Tennessee is 8-7 versus the number.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Volunteers as 9.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Volunteers at No. 66 and the Commodores at No. 161 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-60 result in favor of the Volunteers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Tennessee's No. 248 nationally ranked offense (64.4 points per game) against a Commodores defense that sits as the No. 72 at 61.8 PPG. The Volunteers have been averaging 42.8% from the field, more than the Commodores have managed so far this season (40.9% on average).
Defensively, Vanderbilt features the nation's No. 62-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.3 points per game. Tennessee, meanwhile, comes in at No. 218 nationally in scoring at home.
Vanderbilt was an 81-59 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Missouri. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Vanderbilt was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Missouri and falling by an 81-59 score at Mizzou Arena.
Tennessee was a 54-53 winner in its last match at home against Alabama. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. The Volunteers got 17 points from Jordan McRae as Tennessee ran past Alabama 54-53 on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena.
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing Alabama are 7-3
After playing Missouri are 2-0
After a loss are 5-5
Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Arkansas are 9-1
After playing Alabama are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Commodores at Volunteers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Vanderbilt's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Vanderbilt is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Vanderbilt is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tennessee
Tennessee is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Vanderbilt
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tennessee's last 7 games when playing at home against Vanderbilt
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Tennessee's last 11 games when playing Vanderbilt
Tennessee is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Vanderbilt home to Alabama, Saturday, February 2
Tennessee at Arkansas, Saturday, February 2