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Georgia Southern Eagles at Tennessee Volunteers Betting Pick – Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023

In College Basketball, the Eagles of Georgia Southern will take on the Tennessee Volunteers. The Eagles come into the game with an 0-9 record on the season. The Sun Belt members have seen some major struggles, and are coming off a loss on the road at North Florida.

For the Volunteers, they are 6-3 on the season. They are coming off a monster win at home over a ranked opponent, in Illinois. The Volunteers, as members of the SEC, are one of the favorites to contend at the top of the conference.

The Tennessee Volunteers are massive favorites in this game. Tennessee is listed at -31.5. The total for this game is at 146.5.

Volunteers Looking to Keep Streaking

The Volunteers started 4-3, after winning their first four games of the season. Tennessee fell  to Purdue, Kansas and North Carolina. All three ranked teams. But, then last week was impressive with wins over George Mason and Illinois.

Dalton Knecht is the top scorer for the Volunteers. The guard is scoring 19.2 points per game, making just shy of 50% of his shots. Zakai Ziegler is leading the charge in assists, with just shy of 4 per game. The Volunteers as a team are scoring 78.6 points per game, and allowing opponents 68.2.

Tennessee has North Carolina State on Saturday, and then will host Tarleton State before Christmas. The Volunteers will start their SEC play on January 6th against Ole Miss.

Rick Barnes is starting his 9th season as the head coach of the Volunteers. A season ago, Tennessee went to the Sweet 16, where they were downed by Florida Atlantic.

Eagles Looking to Stop Bleeding

The Georgia Southern Eagles are certainly bleeding to open their season. The Eagles are the lone team out of the Sun Belt without a win this season. Georgia Southern’s biggest opponent was Michigan State, where they lost 86-55. In nine games this season, the Eagles have lost three of them by single digits.

On the season, Georgia Southern is scoring just 68 points per game. That ranks 331st in all of College Basketball.  Tyren Moore is the top scorer for Georgia Southern. He is playing just 23.2 minutes per game, and scoring 11.9 per game. Deuce Dean is scoring 10 points per game, and dishing out 2.6 assists per game. Defensively, the Eagles are allowing opponents to score more than 82 points per game.

Following this game, the Eagles will host UNC Wilmington and then Florida Gulf Coast before Christmas. A home game with Southern Miss will wrap up 2023, before road games at Arkansas State, UL Monroe, Marshall and Georgia State to start 2024.

A season ago, the Eagles finished 17-16 on the season, and 9-9 in Sun Belt play. This is the first season for new head coach Charlie Henry.

Tennessee Wins Third Straight

The Tennessee Volunteers are going to run away and hide in this game. This is not going to be a fair fight. Stop the count. Tennessee gets ahead early, Tennessee stays ahead and Tennessee blows the doors off the Eagles. When you go to bet this game on Tuesday, take the Tennessee Volunteers at -31.5, and don’t look back. Enjoy the game and best of luck!

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