The Tennessee Volunteers (1-0) will be at home in Thompson-Boling Arena when they challenge the High Point Panthers (1-0). Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.
High Point Panthers vs. Tennessee Volunteers Odds Preview
The last time the Panthers played, they had no trouble getting past the William & Mary Tribe, 100-66. Jahaad Proctor was the top scorer from either team with 28 points on 9-for-14 shooting. High Point played a nearly perfect game. They had a turnover percentage of 11.1 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.672. For those same stats, William & Mary had marks of 18.8 and 0.425, respectively.
The Volunteers hope to maintain momentum after dismantling the Presbyterian Blue Hose in their last matchup, 88-53. Tennessee was lifted by Admiral Schofield, who was the top scorer from either team with 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting. Tennessee played a flawless game. They had a turnover percentage of 10.5 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 32.3. Presbyterian was 25.3 and 19.4, respectively, for those same stats.
When looking at effective field goal percentage, Tennessee should have a noteworthy advantage. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Volunteers defense ranks 96th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.486), while the High Point offense ranks 225th in effective field goal percentage (0.497).
High Point Panthers at Tennessee Volunteers Betting Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – High Point, ATS Winner – High Point, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Volunteers rank 194th in steals per game (5.6) while the Panthers rank 196th in steals allowed per game (6.6).
- Tennessee ranks 47th in blocks per game (4.6) while High Point ranks 219th in blocks allowed per game (3.9).
- The Panthers rank 73rd in rebounds allowed per game (33.3) while the Volunteers rank 231st (36.7).
- Tennessee ranks 79th in three pointers allowed per game (19.5) while High Point ranks 235th (22.5).