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    A Sweet 16 matchup features the No. 4 seed Tennessee Volunteers (25-10) and the No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic Owls (33-3) meeting with a ticket to the East Region bracket final up for grabs on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Tennessee is a 5.5-point favorite in the NCAA Tournament matchup, which begins at 9:00 PM on TBS.

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    How do I watch Volunteers vs. Owls?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 23, 2023
    • Game Time: 9:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: TBS
    • Location: New York City, New York
    • Arena: Madison Square Garden

    Betting Lines for Volunteers vs. Owls

    Tennessee vs Florida Atlantic Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Tennessee -5.5 130.5

    Tennessee Betting Stats & Information

    • Tennessee has gone 20-7 in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 74.1%).
    • The Volunteers are 16-4 (winning 80% of their games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -248 or shorter.
    • The Volunteers are 18-17-0 against the spread this season.
    • The Owls are 1-1 against the spread when an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year.
    • The average point total in Tennessee’s games this year is 1.5 fewer points than the over/under of 130.5 in this matchup.

    Florida Atlantic Betting Stats & Info

    • Florida Atlantic has been underdogs in six games this season and won four (66.7%) of those contests.
    • The Owls are 1-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +201 or more on the moneyline.
    • The Owls have a 22-12-0 record against the spread this season.
    • In games they have played as at least 5.5-point underdogs this season, the Owls are 1-1 against the spread.
    • The average over/under in Florida Atlantic’s games this season is 13 more points than the point total of 130.5 for this outing.

    Tennessee vs. Florida Atlantic Season Stat Comparison

    Tennessee Rank Tennessee AVG Florida Atlantic AVG Florida Atlantic Rank
    187th 71.2 Points Scored 78.4 32nd
    3rd 57.8 Points Allowed 65.1 41st
    22nd 35.5 Rebounds 35.9 14th
    14th 11.3 Off. Rebounds 9.5 89th
    134th 7.7 3pt Made 9.7 12th
    8th 16.8 Assists 14.6 70th
    132nd 11.4 Turnovers 11.1 103rd

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Tennessee Volunteers Leaders

    • The scoring leader for the Volunteers this season is Santiago Vescovi, who averages 12.7 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game.
    • Olivier Nkamhoua leads Tennessee in rebounding, averaging five per game, while Zakai Zeigler leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.4 in each contest.
    • The Volunteers get the most three-point shooting production out of Vescovi, who makes 2.8 threes per game.

    Florida Atlantic Owls Leaders

    • Johnell Davis is the top scorer for the Owls with 13.9 points per game. He also adds 5.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game to his stats.
    • Florida Atlantic’s leader in rebounds is Vladislav Goldin with 6.4 per game, and its leader in assists is Nicholas Boyd with 2.6 per game.
    • Alijah Martin is the top shooter from deep for the Owls, hitting two threes per game.

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