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Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers 12/21/2019 Spread, Predictions and Odds

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers 12-21-2019 Spread Predictions and Odds

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers 12/21/2019 – The Tennessee Volunteers have only lost once at home and they will play hosts to the Jacksonville State Gamecocks at the Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville Tennessee. This game will be featured on TV at the SEC Network+ this coming Saturday, December 21 at 1 pm Eastern Time. Live streaming online is available through SofaScore. The Volunteers are coming off from two consecutive losses while the Gamecocks are feeling the momentum with two straight wins. It is forecasted by How To Bet On Basketball Games that the Volunteers are big favorites to win and it will be via blowout.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers 12/21/2019

When: Saturday, December 21, 1:00 PM ET
Where: Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tennessee
TV: SEC NETWORK +
Stream: Sofascore

 

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Jacksonville State +21 (-110) 128 o (-110) +2444
Tennessee -21 (-110) 128 u (-110) -3931
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Jacksonville State Gamecocks

Jacksonville State Gamecocks currently holds a 4-7 record but they have been rolling lately winning two straight games. In the match against Delaware State Hornets, Jacara Cross only missed one field goal and was 9 of 10 to finish with 20 points and four rebounds. The big surprise was Ty Hudson and Derek St. Claire. Hudson had 19 points, six rebounds, three assists and two three-point shots. St. Claire added another boost with 18 points, five rebounds, four assists and three three-pointers. The emergence of Hudson and St. Claire has been the best thing to happen to their team as they look to a better run this season.

Players to watch:

J. Cross F (11 GP 23.6 MIN 11.5 PTS 4.2 REB 0.4 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 1.7 TO 65.1 FG% 48.4 FT% 0 3P%), D. Ware G (11 GP 21.9 MIN 11.3 PTS 6.3 REB 1 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 37.1 FG% 81.8 FT% 29.2 3P%), D. St. Hilaire G (11 GP 21.5 MIN 10.1 PTS 3.5 REB 1.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.2 BLK 2 TO 45.2 FG% 80 FT% 37.5 3P%).

Tennessee Volunteers

The Volunteers have been doing well at home as they only dropped one game and it was against the Cincinnati Bearcats. This happened in their last game and they are looking to bounce back from that loss playing the Gamecocks on their home floor. With this, they will look forward to Jordan Bowden and Lamonte Turner to lead the team. Turner has been averaging 12.7 points, 6.7 assists, 3.6 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game. Leading the team in points is Bowden with 12.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists. Another guard that looks to make an impact is Yves Pons with 11.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game. Against the Gamecocks, the Volunteers are itching to get back to their winning ways and expect them to start very intense to start this game. 

Players to watch:

J. Bowden G (10 GP 32.7 MIN 12.9 PTS 4.2 REB 2.4 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 1.4 TO 40 FG% 85.2 FT% 36.7 3P%), L. Turner G (10 GP 33.9 MIN 12.7 PTS 3.6 REB 6.7 AST 1.9 STL 0.2 BLK 3.7 TO 29.3 FG% 74.6 FT% 23.4 3P%), Y. Pons G (10 GP 32.6 MIN 11.8 PTS 5.1 REB 0.7 AST 0.4 STL 2.1 BLK 1.2 TO 51.2 FG% 76.9 FT% 32.3 3P%).

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers Betting Predictions

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Jacksonville State Gamecocks

Gamecocks are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Jacksonville State’s last 8 games.
Jacksonville State is 4-8 SU in their last 12 games.
Gamecocks are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Jacksonville State is 3-6 SU in their last 9 games this season.

Tennessee Volunteers

Volunteers are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tennessee’s last 7 games.
Tennessee is 14-6 SU in their last 20 games.
Tennessee is 19-1 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Volunteers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games this season.

Jacksonville State Gamecocks vs Tennessee Volunteers Betting Picks

This is a game that the Volunteers that look forward to making a statement with a win and boost the morale once again. They are expected to win by Best Sports Book Online and it will be a huge margin. It would be interesting if the Gamecocks could pull the game closer with the momentum of their other players finding confidence.

Moneyline: Jacksonville is the huge underdog in this game and the ML given is a big +2444 while Tennessee is at -3931.

Spread: The spread given to both teams is a wide 21 points with the Volunteers on the advantage at -21 while Gamecocks are on the other end at +21.

Total: It is a 128 total expected to reach by both teams with Tennessee going under and Jacksonville State is over.

Score Prediction: 75-60, Volunteers win.