Texas Tech vs. Tennessee Prediction
No. 13 Tennessee will take on Texas Tech on Tuesday night in New York City for the opener of the Jimmy V Classic. Are the Vols a good bet to cover as a 4-point neutral site favorite or will the Red Raiders come through as an underdog?
613 Texas Tech Red Raiders (+4) at 614 Tennessee Volunteers (-4); o/u 140
7:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, December 7, 2021
New York, NY
Texas Tech Red Raiders Game Notes
Terrence Shannon produced 17 points (6-11 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 3-3 FT), three rebounds and one assist across 23 minutes during Wednesday's 72-68 loss to Providence. Shannon has now scored at least 15 points in all four of his games this season. He is averaging 16.5 points, 2.8 three-pointers, 2.3 assists, and 1.3 steals per game. Expect all of those to continue to be on the rise as Shannon looks to solidify himself as a first round draft pick next year.
Tennessee Volunteers Game Notes
Kennedy Chandler amassed 27 points (13-20 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 0-2 FT), three rebounds, two assists and one steal over 36 minutes during Saturday's 69-54 victory over Colorado. Despite struggling from three, Chandler erupted for a career high offensively by nearly finishing with a perfect shooting performance from inside the arc. The talented freshman has reached the 14-point mark in all but one matchup so far this season (Nov. 20), and is averaging 16.1 points across 52.3 percent overall shooting.
Texas Tech vs. Tennessee Game Prediction
The Red Raiders are just 1-5 against the number in their last six neutral site games, are 5-16 against the spread in their last 21 games versus an opponent with a winning record and are 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games as an underdog. The Vols, meanwhile, are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games as a favorite, are 4-1 against the number in their last five neutral site games as a favorite and are 5-2 at the betting window in their last seven games versus an opponent with a winning percentage above .600.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: TENNESSEE VOLS -4