SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Tennessee at LSU

LSU-Tennessee basketball game preview

The Tennessee Volunteers visit the LSU Tigers on Saturday in Baton Rouge in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game including key players, a statistical comparison, team schedules, injury reports, game TV information and a final score prediction.

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Team Statistical Comparison

Tennessee scores an average of 76.6 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 60.4 points per contest. LSU scores an average of 76.8 points per game while allowing opposing teams to score an average of 55.6 points per contest.

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB RBM SPG BPG APG TOPG
Tennessee 0.439 0.326 0.708 12.54 3.38 10.85 5.00 18.15 11.54
LSU 0.446 0.316 0.738 12.57 7.07 12.43 4.93 13.21 14.14
Opp FG% Opp 3PT% RB Off RB Def OFRB% Scor. M 3ptMPG TM PPG Opp PPG
Tennessee 0.394 0.315 38.23 34.85 0.33 16.23 9.31 76.6 60.4
LSU 0.347 0.267 41.57 34.50 0.34 21.14 7.00 76.8 55.6

Key

FG%– Field goal shootage percentage.
3FG%– Three point field goal shootage percentage.
FT%– Free throw shooting percentage.
OREB– Offensive rebounds per game.
RBM– Average rebounding margin per game.
SPG– Steals per game.
BPG– Blocks per game.
APG– Assists per game.
TOPG– Turnovers per game.
Opp FG%– Opponent field goal percentage made.
Opp 3FG%– Opponent 3-point field goal percentage made.
RB Off– Rebounding Offense.
RB Def– Rebounding defense.
OFRB%– Offensive rebounding percentage.
Scor M– Average game scoring margin.
3 Pt Md PG– Three point shot made per game.
TM PPG– Average points scored per game.
Opp PPG– Average points scored by opponents per game.

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Statistical Leaders

Scoring

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FG 3PTFG FTs Points Avg.
6. Eason, Tari LSU 13 75 8 45 203 15.62
11. Days, Darius LSU 14 72 35 21 200 14.29
13. Vescovi, Santiago UT 13 61 37 17 176 13.54
15. Chandler, Kennedy UT 12 63 16 18 160 13.33

Field Goal %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FGM FGA FG%
2. Eason, Tari LSU 13 75 142 0.528
7. Chandler, Kennedy UT 12 63 143 0.441
13. Days, Darius LSU 14 72 173 0.416

3-Point FG Made Per Game

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games 3PT Made Avg. Per Game
3. Vescovi, Santiago UT 13 37 2.85
4. Days, Darius LSU 14 35 2.50

Free Throw %

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games FT Att. FT Made FT%
9. Gaines, Eric LSU 14 41 50 0.820
11. Eason, Tari LSU 13 45 57 0.789

Rebounding

SEC Rnk/Player Team Games Off Def Total AVG
5. Days, Darius LSU 14 20 91 111 7.93
8. Eason, Tari LSU 13 32 63 95 7.31
15. Nkamhoua, Olivier UT 13 26 52 78 6.00
15. Fulkerson, John UT 11 32 34 66 6.00
19. James, Josiah-Jordan UT 10 14 44 58 5.80
20. Reid, Efton LSU 14 29 50 79 5.64

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Tennessee vs. LSU Basketball Series History

Tennessee leads 65-49

Tennessee Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Jonas Aidoo F 6′-11″ 234 FR
1 Kennedy Chandler G 6′-0″ 171 FR
2 Brandon Huntley-Hatfield F 6′-10″ 246 FR
3 Quentin Diboundje G 6′-5″ 217 FR
5 Zakai Zeigler G 5′-9″ 167 FR
10 John Fulkerson F 6′-9″ 219 SR
12 Victor Bailey Jr. G 6′-4″ 182 SR
13 Olivier Nkamhoua F 6′-8″ 232 JR
15 Jahmai Mashack G 6′-4″ 196 FR
21 Kent Gilbert G 6′-1″ 175 SO
24 Justin Powell G 6′-6″ 197 SO
25 Santiago Vescovi G 6′-3″ 191 JR
30 Josiah-Jordan James G 6′-6″ 214 JR
31 Isaiah Sulack G 6′-5″ 186 JR
32 Handje Tamba F 6′-11″ 229 FR
33 Uros Plavsic F 7′-0″ 251 JR
35 Brock Jancek F 6′-8″ 228 SR

LSU Roster

NO NAME POS HT WT CLASS
0 Brandon Murray G 6′-5″ 214 FR
1 Xavier Pinson G 6′-2″ 154 SR
2 Eric Gaines G 6′-2″ 150 SO
3 Alex Fudge F 6′-8″ 185 FR
4 Darius Days F 6′-7″ 245 SR
5 Mwani Wilkinson F 6′-5″ 206 SO
10 Brandon Egemo G 6′-0″ 166 SO
11 Justice Williams G 6′-3″ 170 FR
13 Tari Eason F 6′-8″ 216 SO
15 Efton Reid C 6′-11″ 238 FR
20 Jerrell Colbert C 6′-10″ 216 FR
21 Bradley Ezewiro F 6′-8″ 246 FR
22 Spencer Mays G 6′-3″ 196 JR
24 Shareef O’Neal F 6′-10″ 220 JR
25 Adam Benhayoune F 6′-5″ 230 FR
30 Parker Edwards G 6′-2″ 214 JR
44 Adam Miller G 6′-2″ 185 SO

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Tennessee Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 UT Martin 62 Tennessee 90
11/14/2021 ETSU 62 Tennessee 94
11/20/2021 Villanova 71 Tennessee 53
11/21/2021 Tennessee 89 North Carolina 72
11/26/2021 Tennessee Tech 69 Tennessee 80
11/30/2021 Presbyterian 44 Tennessee 85
12/4/2021 Tennessee 59 Colorado 54
12/7/2021 Texas Tech 57 Tennessee 52
12/11/2021 UNC Greensboro 36 Tennessee 76
12/14/2021 SC Upstate 52 Tennessee 96
12/18/2021 Tennessee Canc. Memphis Canc.
12/22/2021 Arizona 73 Tennessee 77
12/29/2021 Tennessee 68 Alabama 73
1/5/2022 Ole Miss 60 Tennessee 66
1/8/2022 Tennessee LSU
1/11/2022 South Carolina Tennessee
1/15/2022 Tennessee Kentucky
1/18/2022 Tennessee Vanderbilt
1/22/2022 LSU Tennessee
1/26/2022 Florida Tennessee
1/29/2022 Tennessee Texas
2/1/2022 Texas A&M Tennessee
2/5/2022 Tennessee South Carolina
2/9/2022 Tennessee Mississippi State
2/12/2022 Vanderbilt Tennessee
2/15/2022 Kentucky Tennessee
2/19/2022 Tennessee Arkansas
2/22/2022 Tennessee Missouri
2/26/2022 Auburn Tennessee
3/1/2022 Tennessee Georgia
3/5/2022 Arkansas Tennessee

LSU Schedule/Results

Date Visitor Points Home Points
11/9/2021 UL Monroe 39 LSU 101
11/12/2021 Texas State 59 LSU 84
11/15/2021 Liberty 58 LSU 74
11/18/2021 McNeese 46 LSU 85
11/22/2021 Belmont 53 LSU 83
11/26/2021 Penn State 63 LSU 68
11/27/2021 LSU 75 Wake Forest 61
12/1/2021 Ohio 51 LSU 66
12/11/2021 LSU 69 Georgia Tech 53
12/14/2021 N’Western St 49 LSU 89
12/18/2021 LSU 66 Louisiana Tech 57
12/22/2021 Lipscomb 60 LSU 95
12/29/2021 LSU 55 Auburn 70
1/4/2022 Kentucky 60 LSU 65
1/8/2022 Tennessee LSU
1/12/2022 LSU Florida
1/15/2022 Arkansas LSU
1/19/2022 LSU Alabama
1/22/2022 LSU Tennessee
1/26/2022 Texas A&M LSU
1/29/2022 LSU TCU
2/1/2022 Ole Miss LSU
2/5/2022 LSU Vanderbilt
2/8/2022 LSU Texas A&M
2/12/2022 Mississippi State LSU
2/16/2022 Georgia LSU
2/19/2022 LSU South Carolina
2/23/2022 LSU Kentucky
2/26/2022 Missouri LSU
3/2/2022 LSU Arkansas
3/5/2022 Alabama LSU

Injuries and Suspensions

Tennessee

None reported.

LSU

[G] 10/20/2021 – Adam Miller is out indefinitely (Knee)
[F] 11/05/2021 – Shareef O’Neal is out indefinitely (Foot)

Source: statfox.com

Tennessee-LSU Prediction

LSU 71, Tennessee 69


Saturday‘s game tips off at 6:00 PM ET. TV: ESPN2.

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