Tennessee (25-8) is scheduled to matchup against Wright St. (25-9) this Thursday, March 15th. Tip-off is at 12:40pm ET and the game will be playing live on truTV, streaming available on FuboTV (Free Trial). Tennessee is the favorite at -13, 56.3% have picked Wright State to cover the spread. The over/under betting line for total number of points scored is 131.5, 66.7% have picked the over. The moneyline for this game is Tennessee: -1080, Wright State: 740 and 88.4% have picked Tennessee to win the game.
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Tennessee Game Summary
Tennessee lost their last game against Kentucky on Sunday, March 11th, 77-72. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Kentucky) scored a team-high 29 points for the winning team, making 10 of 16 attempts from the field for a 62.5% field goal percentage. In 37 minutes, he collected 29 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 threes with 3 turnovers. Admiral Schofield led Tennessee's team in scoring with 22 points, while shooting 7 of 15 (46.7%) from the field. In 31 minutes, Schofield added to his stat line, 22 points, 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block and 4 threes with 4 turnovers.
Wright St. Game Summary
Wright State won their last game against Cleveland State, 74-57 on Tuesday, March 6th. Wright State's Grant Benzinger scored a team-high 19 points in the win, hitting 7 of 18 shots from the field for a 38.9% field goal percentage. In 39 minutes, he collected 19 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals and 3 threes with 0 turnovers. Kenny Carpenter led Cleveland State's team in scoring with 18 points, while shooting 61.5% from the field (making 8 of 13 attempts). In 39 minutes, Carpenter added 18 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 three with 1 turnover.
These two teams are pretty similar in pace of play, so this should be a fun one. In the end, Tennessee is the superior team, and will move on to the next round, but I expect Wright State to keep it close for most, if not all, of the game.
Wright State: 68
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