Tennessee vs. Memphis Prediction

Tennessee Volunteers vs. Memphis Tigers 12/15/18, Prediction & Odds

An in-state non-conference rivalry will take place this afternoon when the third-ranked Tennessee Volunteers travel to the Memphis Tigers? Will Tennessee withstand a hostile environment to win on the road this afternoon?


Game Snapshot

605 Tennessee Volunteers at 606 Memphis Tigers

Saturday, December 15, 2018

FedEx Forum at 12PM ET

TV: ESPN2

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Volunteers are a 9-point favorite on the spread line. The total is set at 153.5 points. As of Saturday morning, 55 percent of public bets are siding with visiting Tennessee. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest updates.

Volunteers downs top-ranked Gonzaga

Tennessee (7-1) topped formerly top-ranked Gonzaga Sunday afternoon by a count of 76-73. Admiral Schofield provided the difference with a 3-pointer as 24 seconds showed on the clock. Schofield scored a game-best 30 points on 12-of-22 shooting including 6-of-10 from 3-point distance. He also pulled down six rebounds. Grant Williams contributed 16 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. Jordan Bowden added 11 points and seven dimes off the bench. Tennessee knocked down 12-of-29 from 3-point range in the winning effort.

Tigers race past UAB

Memphis cruised to a 94-76 home victory Saturday over UAB. Tyler Harris led the way for the Tigers (5-4) with 24 points on 5-of-12 shooting plus 10-of-11 at the charity stripe. Kyvon Davenport tallied 21 points off the bench plus eight rebounds. Jeremiah Martin added 14 points, five assists and three caroms. Memphis shot 30-of-56 from the floor in the win including 11-of-24 from 3-point distance plus 23-of-30 at the free throw line.

College Basketball Betting Trends

Tennessee

The Volunteers are 12-4 ATS in their last 16 road games. Tennessee is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 Saturday games.

Memphis

The over is 9-4 in the last 13 Tigers home games. The underdog is 10-2 ATS in the last 12 meetings.

Prediction:

Memphis is a big home underdog and even after some time for the victory to sink in, I could see Tennessee having a letdown after such a huge win. After the Tigers played so well last game, I think that carries over here. I'd expect this game to stay closer than prognosticators believe and it very might come down to the final minute.

 

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: MEMPHIS TIGERS +9

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