Missouri Tigers vs. Texas A&M Aggies Pick, Odds, Prediction 3/5/14
Texas A&M Aggies (17-12) at Missouri Tigers (20-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 8:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Missouri Tigers and the Texas A&M Aggies face off on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena in SEC college basketball action.
The Missouri Tigers are coming off of a win and they have won four of their last six games but they look like they will come up short of making the field for the NCAA Tournament. Missouri is 8-8 in the SEC and 14-2 at home this season. Jabari Brown is averaging 20.1 points per game to lead the Tigers. Jordan Clarkson is averaging 18.4 points, Earnest Ross is averaging 14.2 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Johnathan Williams III is averaging 6.0 points and 6.5 rebounds. Missouri is averaging 74.6 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Missouri is in a four-way tie for sixth place in the SEC.
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The Texas A&M Aggies have been strong at home this season but it is their road record which will dictate their fate. Texas A&M is 8-8 in the SEC and 1-10 away from home this season. Jamal Jones is the Aggies leading scorer averaging 12.9 points per game. Kourtney Roberson is averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds, Alex Caruso is averaging 8.4 points, and Jordan Green is averaging 7.1 points. Texas A&M is averaging 64.9 points and they are shooting 42.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 62.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40.1 percent. The Aggies have won five of their last eight games.
Missouri is 2-5 against the spread against the SEC, 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 home games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Texas A&M is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 5-11 against the spread following a win, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven road games. The home team has covered the point spread in four of the last five meetings of these two.
This looks like a lot of points and I am going to take the with the road team.
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