Temple @ Vanderbilt
Current Records: Temple 5-3; Vanderbilt 5-2
What to Know
The Vanderbilt Commodores will square off against the Temple Owls at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday at Memorial Gym. Temple will be strutting in after a win while the Commodores will be stumbling in from a loss.
Vanderbilt received a tough blow this past Saturday as they fell 84-72 to the SMU Mustangs. A silver lining for Vanderbilt was the play of guard Scotty Pippen Jr., who shot 8-for-14 from beyond the arc and finished with 29 points.
Meanwhile, Temple netted an 81-72 victory over the Pennsylvania Quakers this past Saturday. Guard Damian Dunn was the offensive standout of the game for Temple, picking up 27 points along with six rebounds.
The Commodores are the favorite in this one, with an expected 8.5-point margin of victory. Those burned by picking them against the spread this past Saturday might want to keep in mind that the squad has not yet dropped back-to-back games against the spread this season.
Vanderbilt is now 5-2 while the Owls sit at 5-3. Temple is 3-1 after wins this season, and Vanderbilt is 1-0 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET
- Where: Memorial Gym -- Nashville, Tennessee
- TV: ESPN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $14.99
The Commodores are a big 8.5-point favorite against the Owls, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as an 8.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.