Arizona Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers 12/22/2021 Game Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks
Arizona Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers 12/22/2021 – The Arizona Wildcats have been one of the hottest and undefeated teams in the NCAA basketball tournament. The Wildcats will take the road to square off against the Tennessee Volunteers from Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Wildcats are third in the PAC-12 Conference play and are riding a hot 11-game winning streak. The Volunteers are sixth in the Southeastern Conference and are coming in with a two-game winning streak. The basketball betting picks tonight have claimed the Wildcats to win this game and cover.
Arizona Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers 12/22/2021
|When:||Wednesday, December 22, 7:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tennessee|
|Arizona Wildcats||+2 (-110)||146.5 o (-110)||+115|
|Tennessee Volunteers||-2 (-110)||146.5 u (-110)||-138|
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The Arizona Wildcats are holding a 1-0 conference record and are 11-0 with their overall performance. Arizona is behind the Bruins and the Trojans in the Pac-12. The Wildcats recorded an easy win over the weekend against the California Baptist Lancers. Arizona tossed in 84 and gave up only 60 in return. The Wildcats are holding the sixth rank in the country and have some of the top players on their team. Arizona is closing in on an average of close to 90 points per game with their powerful offense.
Players to watch: B. Mathurin G (GP 11, MIN 30.8, PTS 17.4, REB 6.5, AST 1.8, STL 1, BLK 0.4, TO 2.1, FG% 49.3, FT% 78.9, 3P% 38.5), A. Tubelis F (GP 11, MIN 26.5, PTS 16.1, REB 6.8, AST 3.1, STL 1.2, BLK 1.1, TO 2.2, FG% 58.8, FT% 66.1, 3P% 22.2), C. Koloko C (GP 11, MIN 23.8, PTS 13.6, REB 7.3, AST 1.3, STL 1.1, BLK 3.5, TO 1.3, FG% 62.4, FT% 77.3, 3P% 0).
The Tennessee Volunteers are coming into this game with an 8-2 overall record. The Volunteers defeated the USC Upstate Spartans in their last game with a 96-52 final score. Tennessee has a decent offense that is reaching an average of 78.5 points. From the defensive end, they are giving up 57.9 points per game. Kennedy Chandler has been the bright spot for the Volunteers, reaching an average of 14.6 points per game. Santiago Vescovi is the other notable player to contribute 13.1 points per game.
Players to watch: K. Chandler G (GP 10, MIN 29.4, PTS 14.6, REB 3, AST 5.4, STL 1.9, BLK 0.5, TO 2.2, FG% 47.9, FT% 77.8, 3P% 40), S. Vescovi G (GP 10, MIN 26.4, PTS 13.1, REB 4.4, AST 3.4, STL 2.1, BLK 0, TO 1.2, FG% 42.6, FT% 75, 3P% 37), O. Nkamhoua F (GP 10, MIN 20.8, PTS 9.4, REB 6, AST 1, STL 0.7, BLK 1.1, TO 1.3, FG% 59.1, FT% 70, 3P% 60).
Arizona Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers Betting Predictions
Arizona are 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona’s last 6 games.
Arizona are 10-0 SU in their last 10 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Arizona’s last 6 games on the road.
Arizona are 11-0 SU in their last 11 games this season.
Tennessee are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee’s last 5 games.
Volunteers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Tennessee are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Tennessee are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Arizona Wildcats vs Tennessee Volunteers Betting Picks
Summary: The Wildcats clearly hold the upper hand in this game against the Volunteers. Both teams are ranked in the top 20 in the league, but the basketball best bets predicted Arizona to win this game and cover the spread.
Moneyline: The ML for the Wildcats is +115 and the ML for the Volunteers is -138.
ATS: A spread of +1 (-110) is out for Arizona and a spread of -1 (-110) is out for the Volunteers.
Totals: Look for the total to go over 146.5 (-110) for Arizona and the same to go under for Tennessee.
Score Prediction: 88-79, Wildcats win.