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No. 9 Tennessee at LSU: How To Watch, Key Stats, Betting Odds

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Tennessee basketball is looking for its second road win of the week as the Vols head to Baton Rouge to face LSU Saturday afternoon.

The Vols overcame a pair of backcourt injuries to win at Mississippi State Tuesday and rinse the bad taste out of their mouths from the home loss against Kentucky.

LSU is struggling under first year coach Matt McMahon and enters this matchup losers of its last five games including blow out losses in its last two contests.

Here’s everything you need to know about Tennessee’s Saturday afternoon matchup against LSU.

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How to Watch – No. 9 Tennessee (15-3, 5-1 SEC) at Louisiana State (12-6, 1-5 SEC)

  • Date: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023
  • Start Time: 4 p.m. ET/3 p.m. CT
  • Location: Pete Maravich Assembly Center
  • TV: ESPN. PxP: Courtney Lyle, CC: Dane Bradshaw
  • Online Streaming: Watch ESPN
  • Radio (Knoxville): The Vol Network/The Vol Network App

Team Statistics (via ESPN)

Odds and Statistics

Caesars Sportsbook

  • Spread: Tennessee -10 (-110), LSU +10 (-110)
  • Total: Over/Under 129.5

KenPom

  • Spread: Tennessee -11 LSU
  • Total: Over/Under 129

Probable Starters (via UT Sports)

 

Stat Leaders

Tennessee:

  • Points: Santiago Vescovi (Questionable) – 12.9 PPG, 39.8 FG%, 34.8 3PT%
  • Points leader without Vescovi: Olivier Nkamhoua: 10.8 PPG, 58.6 FG%, 40 3PT%
  • Rebounds: Julian Phillips – 5.6 RPG
  • Assists: Zakai Zeigler – 4.5 APG, 2.4 TOPG, 28.6 MPG

LSU:

  • Points: KJ Williams — 17.9 PPG, 52.1 FG%, 44.7 3FG%
  • Rebounds: KJ Williams — 7.3 RPG
  • Assists: Justice Hill — 3.5 APG, 1.6 TOPG, 26.6 MPG

Last Five Games

Tennessee

  • 01/17/23 — W — Tennessee def. Mississippi State 70-59
  • 01/14/23 — L — Tennessee lost versus Kentucky 63-56
  • 01/10/23 — W — Tennessee def. Vanderbilt 77-68
  • 01/07/23 — W — Tennessee def. South Carolina 85-42
  • 01/03/22 — W — Tennessee def. Mississippi State 87-53

LSU

  • 01/18/23 — L — LSU lost versus Auburn 67-49
  • 01/14/23 — L — LSU lost at Alabama 106-66
  • 01/10/23 — L — LSU lost versus Florida 67-56
  • 01/07/23 — L — LSU lost at Texas A&M 69-56
  • 01/03/23 — L — LSU lost at Kentucky 74-71

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