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Tennesse Good Bet to Continue Streak in SEC Battle vs Auburn

The Tennessee Volunteers are favorites in our NCAAB betting lines when they host the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday night in a showdown of SEC teams both ranked in the top 11 in the nation.

The fourth-ranked Volunteers have won four in a row and share first place in the SEC with Alabama. Tennessee has won its last three games at home by at least 20 points, capped by the 86-51 rout of Texas A&M on Saturday.

Tennesse Good Bet to Continue Streak in SEC Battle vs Auburn
Tennesse Good Bet to Continue Streak in SEC Battle vs Auburn


No. 11 Auburn has split its past four games, but put it all together on Saturday with a 97-76 victory at Georgia. The Tigers, one game out of first place, lost their previous game at Kentucky and are just 4-4 on the road this season.

The Volunteers are +120 to win the SEC regular-season title in Las Vegas odds while Auburn is +500.

 

Auburn vs Tennessee Game Information

1. Game: Auburn (21-6, 10-4 SEC) vs Tennessee (21-6, 11-3)
2. Location: Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, TN
3. Day/Time: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7:00 p.m. ET
4. Auburn vs Tennessee Live Stream: TBS.com

 

The Volunteers are a 6½-point favorite in our NCAA basketball lines as they try to extend their winning streak to five on Wednesday against visiting Auburn. Tennessee is 13-1 on its home court, losing only to South Carolina on Jan. 30, while the Tigers have won four of seven SEC road contests. The teams split last season, with each team winning at home.

Auburn and Tennessee will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at Thompson-Boling Arena. The game starts at 7:00 pm ET and you can watch it on ESPN+.

 

Auburn vs Tennessee Spreads and Odds

 

1. Auburn has won seven of the last nine meetings and is 8-1 ATS at the sportsbook in that span.
2. Over bettors are 9-2 in the past 11 meetings despite losing the last two in Knoxville.
3. The Tigers have hit the first half moneyline in 23 of their last 31 contests.
4. Tennessee has hit the first-half moneyline in 17 of its last 19 games at home.
5. Auburn is 1-5-1 ATS in its last seven contests as an underdog.
6. Tennessee is 7-1 ATS in its last eight home games and 20-3 straight up as a favorite on the season.
7. Tigers junior guard Chad Baker-Mazara scored a season-high 25 versus Georgia and drained 5-of-6 from 3-point range in his last three games.
8. Volunteers junior forward Jonas Aidoo is averaging 16.5 points and 9.5 rebounds in the last four games – 4.5 points and 1.9 rebounds above his season averages.

 

Auburn vs Tennessee Over/Under Pick: Under 152

Both teams can light it up at times, but the number is a bit high and the teams combined for just 89 in the last meeting at Knoxville.

 

Auburn vs Tennessee ATS Pick: Tennessee – 6½

Auburn’s second-leading scorer Jaylin Williams (knee) is questionable and the Volunteers should be pumped up to stay on top in the SEC.

 

Auburn vs Tennessee Player Prop Pick: Jonas Aidoo 15+ points in Tennessee win (+181)

Aidoo is shooting 54.2 percent from the field this season and 66.0 over the past four games.

 

Auburn vs Tennessee Prediction

Tennessee 78, Auburn 70

 

 

Questions Of The Day

Will Tennessee’s Zakai Zeigler dish out at least six assists against Auburn?


Yes. Zeigler is averaging 6.1 assists at home (5.8 overall) and recorded six or more in five of his last seven contests.

Which Auburn player is likely to lead the team in rebounds vs Tennessee?


Johni Broome. The junior forward leads the team with 8.6 boards per game – almost four more than any other player.

 

The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication.
They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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