2014 March Madness First Four Odds & Total: Tennessee vs. Iowa Print
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Wednesday, 19 March 2014 13:00
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Tennessee vs. Iowa Odds

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DAYTON, OH (TheSpread) – Two strong teams battle for a spot in the field of 64 tonight as Iowa faces Tennessee at 9:10PM ET in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament.

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Both teams have at-large bids and the winner will be the No. 11 seed in the MidWest Region. Iowa comes in 20-12 overall out of the Big Ten while Tennessee is 21-12 overall coming out of the SEC. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Iowa is the slight favorite to win, as the Hawkeyes have odds of -1.5 points against Tennessee. The over/under total for the game has been set at 142.5 points (View Matchup).

Iowa comes into the tournament 15-15 against the spread while hitting the over 20 of 29 times. The Hawkeyes looked like they would be a force in this tournament, but really struggled down the stretch, losing six of their last seven. Iowa is 10th in the nation in scoring, averaging 82 points per game and they are also 7th nationally in rebounding, pulling down 40.8 per contest. The team is led by Roy Devyn Marble, who averages 17.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game.

Tennessee is 18-13 against the spread, while hitting the under in 18 of 31 games. The Volunteers won five of their last six to push themselves into the NCAA Tournament. The Volunteers average 71.3 points per game and are 16th nationally in defensive scoring, giving up just 61.1 points per contest. They also are strong on the boards, out-rebounding opponents by an average of 12 per game. Tennessee is led by Jordan McRae, who scores 18.6 points per game.

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These two will face off in the second game of Friday’s First Four, tonight at 9:10PM ET on truTV. The game will be held from the UD Arena in Dayton, Ohio.

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