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Tennessee Austin Peay Betting Preview

Austin Peay GovernorsTennessee Volunteers
Dec 10, 12:00 PM | Thompson-Boling Arena

Austin Peay Governors vs Tennessee Volunteers Odds


The Volunteers hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Austin Peay Governors pay a visit to Thompson-Boling Arena on the college basketball betting menu.

The Volunteers currently sports a 3-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-2 ATS. The Governors are 1-9 and 2-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Volunteers produce a 4-2-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Governors have gone 6-2 against the number.

View Austin Peay vs Tennessee Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Volunteers in this one, they're listed as 12.5-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Volunteers, most recently No. 96 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Governors, who rate No. 320 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 82-64 victory for the Volunteers.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Tennessee's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 80.6 PPG, against a Governors defense that ranks No. 332 at 78.3 PPG. The Volunteers field goal percentage has averaged 47% so far, more than the Governors marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.6% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Austin Peay owns the country's No. 302-rated mark, allowing 79.6 points per game on the highway. Tennessee, on the other hand, rates No. 43 in scoring at home.

Austin Peay won its last outing, an 86-82 result against Arkansas State on December 5. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Austin Peay earned an 86-82 victory over Arkansas State on Monday, getting 22 points from Josh Terry at Winfield Dunn Center.

Tennessee was a 61-56 loser in their most recent outing at home against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 1.5–point spread as underdogs. Tennessee suffered a 61-56 loss against Pittsburgh on Saturday, getting 13 points from Cameron Tatum in a losing effort at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Austin Peay Governors Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Arkansas State are 1-2
After a win are 5-5

Tennessee Volunteers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing College of Charleston are 1-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Governors at Volunteers trends to consider:
Austin Peay is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tennessee's last 5 games at home
Tennessee is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
Tennessee is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Austin Peay home to Rochester College, Saturday, December 17
Tennessee at College of Charleston, Wednesday, December 14