Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Volunteers and Razorbacks. The game is starting at 9:00 ET on ESPN2, and it’s hosted by the Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, AR. Get ready to place your bets! Tennessee is favored by -9 in this Southeastern conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 152.5 points.

TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS VS ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Arkansas Razorbacks +9

This game will be played at Bud Walton Arena at 9:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Razorbacks.
  • Not only will Arkansas pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +9.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Do the Volunteers Stand a Chance on the Road?

As Tennessee heads into this game, they are 17-6 overall and 7-3 in Southeastern Conference action. On the road, they are 5-5 compared to 12-1 at home. For the season, they have been favored in 19 games, going 16-3.

Over their last 10 road games, the Volunteers are 5-5, and they are coming off a loss to Texas A&M by a score of 85-69. On the season, they have an average scoring margin of +1.5 points per game on the road.

Against the spread, Tennessee has a record of 10-12-1 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-7, and over their last 10 road games, they are 3-7 vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Volunteers are 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games.

Over their last three games, the over/under record for Tennessee is 3-0. This season, their over/under record is 14-9. The average over/under line in their games this year is 143.3 points while the average scoring total in their games is 147.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year.

In contrast to their season average of 79.5 points per game, the Tennessee had a below average performance. They scored 69 points against Texas A&M and had a field goal percentage of 37.1%. The team’s scoring leader is Dalton Knecht, who holds an average of 20.3 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jonas Aidoo is averaging 11.3 points per game this season.

At present, the Volunteers’ defense is nationally ranked 73rd, allowing 68.0 points per game. The Tennessee defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 85 points and allowed Texas A&M to connect on 11 threes.

Does Arkansas Stand a Chance at Home?

Arkansas has been a much better team at home this season, going 11-4 compared to 1-7 on the road. They have also been better as the underdog, going 3-9 compared to 9-2 as the favorite. The Razorbacks have been playing well lately, going 7-3 in their last ten games.

As for their most recent game, Arkansas defeated Georgia, 78-75. So far this season, they have gone 12-11, including a 3-7 record in the Southeastern Conference. They have fared well when favored, going 9-2.

Arkansas has struggled against the spread this season, posting a 7-16 mark. At home, the Razorbacks are 6-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Arkansas is just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Arkansas’ over/under record this season is 16-7 and the average over/under line in their games is 150.5. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 152.5. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 165 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 3-0.

In their recent game, the Razorbacks’ offense concluded with 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76 points per contest. El Ellis led the scoring for the Razorbacks, contributing 15 points. Additionally, Keyon Menifield chipped in with 15 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Arkansas defense is giving up an average of 77.8 points per contest. So far, the Arkansas defense is giving up an average of 8.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.3 times per game (530th).