Arkansas vs. Tennessee Prediction
SEC rivals clash in Knoxville, TN on Saturday afternoon when No. 13 Tennessee hosts No. 14 Arkansas at 12:00 p.m. ET on ESPN. With the Vols laying 6.5 points as a home favorite and the total sitting at 139.5, what’s the best bet when it comes to today’s matchup?
603 Arkansas Razorbacks (+6.5) at 604 Tennessee Volunteers (-6.5); o/u 139.5
12:00 p.m. ET, Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN
Arkansas Razorbacks DFS Snapshot
Arkansas guard JD Notae made two free throws with 8.6 points left, LSU's Xavier Pinson missed a final attempt at the rim as the clock expired as the No. 14 Razorbacks held off the Tigers 77-76 on Wednesday night. Stanley Umude led Arkansas (24-6, 13-4 Southeastern Conference) with 23 points. The Razorbacks have won 14 of their last 15 games overall and nine in a row at home.
Tennessee Volunteers DFS Snapshot
Josiah-Jones James recorded 23 points (8-12 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 4-5 FT), eight rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals across 29 minutes during Tuesday's 75-68 win over Georgia. The junior arguably posted his best overall performance of his career during the Volunteers' victory. Not only did James grab at least eight rebounds for a second straight game and dish out a season-best five assists, the guard tallied a new career high offensively to lead the team. It was his second time reaching the 20-point mark this season, and he's currently posting 9.4 points and 5.8 rebounds per game.
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The favorite is 5-1 against the spread in the last six meetings between these two teams, while the home side has covered in five of the last six meetings as well. The Vols are also 4-1 at the window in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600, are 15-5-1 against the spread in their last 21 games following an ATS loss and are 5-2 at the window in their last seven games as a favorite.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: TENNESSEE VOLS -6.5