Tennessee Volunteers vs. Oregon State Beavers NCAAB Men’s Tournament First Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 19, 2021

The No. 5 Tennessee Volunteers (18-8) are 8.5-point favorites to advance to the second round of the NCAA Tournament when they face off against the No. 12 Oregon State Beavers (17-12) on Friday, starting at 4:30 PM ET on TNT. Here’s everything you need to know about this 5-12 matchup before filling out your bracket.

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Tennessee vs Oregon State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Tennessee -8.5 -110 -109 131 -109 -110 -454 340

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Point Total Insights

  • Tennessee and its opponents have gone over the current 131 total in 15 of 26 games (57.7%) this season.
  • In 72.4% of Oregon State games this season (21/29), the total points scored was more than Friday’s over/under of 131.
  • Friday’s total is 12.2 points lower than the two team’s combined 143.2 points per game average.
  • The Volunteers average just 4.2 more points per game (72.5) than the Beavers allow (68.3).
  • The Beavers average 7.5 more points per game (70.7) than the Volunteers allow (63.2).
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    Tennessee Betting Data

  • Strong against the spread this season, the Volunteers have covered 15 times in 24 contests.
  • When favored by at least 8.5 points, the Volunteers have fared well against the spread, putting up a 4-3 record.
  • The Volunteers have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 0 of 24 contests this season, a rate of 0%
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    Tennessee Leaders

    Volunteers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    John Fulkerson 16 10.4 5.4 1.8 0.6 0.6 0.0
    Yves Pons 17 8.8 5.6 0.6 0.6 1.9 0.8
    Josiah-Jordan James 16 8.3 6.4 1.7 1.3 1.0 1.3
    Santiago Vescovi 17 7.9 3.6 3.2 1.4 0.1 1.8
    Olivier Nkamhoua 15 2.1 1.5 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.0

    Oregon State Betting Data

  • Oregon State has a winning record against the spread, going 15-12 ATS (covering 55.6% of the time).
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Beavers have not fared well, going 2-3 against the spread.
  • In 1 out of Beavers 27 games this season (3.7%), the teams have combined to hit the over.
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    Oregon State Leaders

    Beavers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Ethan Thompson 18 15.0 3.6 3.3 1.2 0.3 1.6
    Jarod Lucas 18 11.9 2.2 1.3 0.7 0.0 1.8
    Zach Reichle 16 7.6 2.6 2.9 0.4 0.1 1.1
    Gianni Hunt 16 5.3 1.6 2.7 0.9 0.0 0.8
    Roman Silva 17 5.1 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.5 0.0
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