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Sunday’s College Basketball Betting Previews: Tennessee-Gonzaga, Purdue-Texas

Dec 09, 2018 6:17 AM EST
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USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Rui Hachimura (21), Grant Williams (2).

We’ve seen a handful of exhilarating finishes in college basketball, including Seton Hall’s Myles Cale drilling a game-winning 3-pointer against Kentucky with less than 10 seconds left in overtime on Saturday.

Sunday should deliver even more excitement. Gonzaga and Tennessee square off in a matchup of top 10-ranked teams before Purdue visits Texas. Where’s the value in each game? Let’s break it down.


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Tennessee Volunteers vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs

  • Spread: Gonzaga -2.5
  • Over/under: 159.5
  • Tip: 3 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: ESPN

Tennessee and Kansas faced off three weeks ago, with the Jayhawks prevailing in overtime 87-81. The difference for the Volunteers (2-3-1 against the spread) in this enticing affair is their starting five.

Rick Barnes inserted 6-foot-6 Yves Pons for guard Jordan Bowden, delivering another scoring punch off their bench. Pons’ length will aid Tennessee’s chances against Gonzaga (7-2 ATS) from the get-go as well, giving his team a slight edge in size.