The Tennessee Volunteers (10-2, 0-0 SEC) face the Ole Miss Rebels (8-4, 0-0 SEC) on Wednesday at 5:00 PM ET in SEC action.
Wednesday’s matchup between the Volunteers and the Rebels features the Volunteers as strong 7.5-point favorites. The game has an over/under of 132.
Tennessee vs. Ole Miss Odds
Point Spread for Tennessee vs. Ole Miss
The spread for this matchup is set at 7.5 points, with bookmakers listing Tennessee as the favorite.
Tennessee vs. Ole Miss Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Tennessee has -347 odds to pick up the win, while Ole Miss is listed at +272 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 132 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, December 28, 2022
- Game Time: 5:00 PM ET
- Location: Oxford, Mississippi
- Arena: The Pavilion at Ole Miss
Tennessee vs. Ole Miss Betting Trends
Tennessee has seven wins against the spread in 12 games this year. The Volunteers have won in six of the seven contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year. Tennessee’s games this year have hit the over four times in 12 opportunities (33.3%).
Ole Miss is 4-6-2 against the spread this season. The Rebels have been the moneyline underdog just two other times so far this season, and they lost both games. Ole Miss’ games this season have gone over the total in six of 12 opportunities (50%).
Tennessee vs. Ole Miss Key Players to Watch
Olivier Nkamhoua leads the Volunteers at 11.8 points per game, while also posting 2.8 assists and 5.3 rebounds. Zakai Zeigler posts 10.5 points, 3.3 rebounds and 3.3 assists per contest, shooting 37.7% from the floor and 32.2% from downtown with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game.
Julian Phillips paces the Volunteers at 5.6 rebounds per contest, while also averaging 1.8 assists and 10.6 points.
Matthew Murrell is putting up a team-high 15.6 points per contest. And he is producing 3.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists, making 40.6% of his shots from the floor and 33.3% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 triples per game. Myles Burns tops the Rebels in rebounding (6.8 per game), and produces 7.2 points and 1.1 assists. He also delivers 2.6 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Jaemyn Brakefield gives the Rebels 7.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest. He also delivers 0.4 steals and 0.1 blocked shots. Amaree Abram gives the Rebels 9.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. He also posts 0.7 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
What you need to know about the Tennessee Volunteers
Tennessee compiled a 12-9-0 ATS record in conference games last year. The Volunteers are posting 74.7 points per game this season (146th-ranked in college basketball), but they’ve really shined defensively, ceding just 52.8 points per game (fifth-best). Tennessee is allowing 29.7 boards per game this season (108th-ranked in college basketball), but it has shined by averaging 38.4 rebounds per game (12th-best).
Tennessee is 103rd in the nation with 8.3 treys per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 231st with a 32.9% shooting percentage from downtown. The Volunteers are playing well in terms of defending against three-pointers, as they rank third-best in college basketball in three-pointers allowed (4.5 per game) and best in three-point percentage allowed (20.1%).
What you need to know about the Ole Miss Rebels
Ole Miss compiled an 8-11-0 ATS conference record last season. The Rebels score 70.0 points per game and allow 63.5, ranking them 231st in the nation on offense and 59th on defense. Ole Miss collects 35.1 rebounds per game and concede 28.5 boards, ranking 77th and 59th, respectively, in the country.
At 5.8 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 31.4% from downtown, Ole Miss is 312th and 296th in the nation, respectively, in those categories. The Rebels give up 6.3 3-pointers per game and concede 34.1% from beyond the arc, ranking 85th and 243rd, respectively, in college basketball.
Tennessee vs. Ole Miss Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this matchup is Tennessee, and we predict that Tennessee will cover the spread (Tennessee -7.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 132 points.
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