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The No. 22 Auburn Tigers take on the No. 8 Tennessee Volunteers in the 2019 SEC Tournament this Sunday afternoon as the Vols look to bolster their case for a No. 1 seed in the 2019 Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament. 

According to FanDuel Sportsbook, the Volunteers come into this match as 5-point favorites. But if you're thinking about placing a wager on this contest, you might want to check out what some of the industry's top experts are saying first. 

Tennessee vs Auburn Predictions  

Sports Chat Place

Sports Chat Place is rolling with the Tigers as 5.5-point underdogs, citing the last matchup between these two – a game the Tigers won 84-80 – as the primary reason for the pick. The staff at Sports Chat Place also believes the Tigers' elite 3-point shooting should give them the edge. 

Tony's Picks

On the other hand, Tony Tellez is going with the Volunteers as 5-point favorites, predicting an 82-73 finish. Tellez believes the Volunteers' explosive offense, led by Grant Williams and Admiral Schofield, should give them the advantage over the Tigers in this one. 

Sports Jaw 

The staff at Sports Jaw is expecting an extremely close game, predicting a final score of 72-71 in the Volunteers' favor. Sports Jaw is taking the Tigers as 7-point underdogs but believes their interior offense should keep this game within reach. 

Overall, two of the three experts we highlighted here are picking the Tigers to cover the spread, while Tony's Picks is going with the Volunteers as 5-point favorites. Two experts also predicted this game to come down to the wire, so we could be in for an exciting matchup. 

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