Missouri vs. Tennessee - 1/17/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Tennessee Volunteers (10-5) at Missouri Tigers (7-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm (Mizzou Arena)
The Line: Missouri Tigers -- Over/Under: 125 See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Missouri Tigers and the Tennessee Volunteers face off on Saturday at Mizzou Arena is SEC college basketball action.
The Missouri Tigers are 7-9 this season and they have lost their last two games. Missouri is averaging 65 points and they are shooting 41.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.3 percent. Johnathan Williams III is averaging 13 points and 6.8 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Montaque Gill-Caesar is averaging 11.5 points, Wes Clark is averaging 9.5 points, and Keith Shamburger is averaging 8.8 points. Missouri is 6-2 at home this season.
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The Tennessee Volunteers are 10-5 this season and they have won six of their last seven games. Tennessee is averaging 64.6 points and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Josh Richardson is averaging 16.4 points per game to lead the Volunteers. Kevin Punter is averaging 10.1 points, Armani Moore is averaging 9.3 points and 6.9 rebounds, and Robert Hubbs III is averaging 5.6 points. Tennessee is 1-1 in road games this season.
Missouri is 3-0-1 against the spread in their last four home games, 3-1-2 against the spread in their last six games, and 3-7-1 against the spread against the SEC. Tennessee is 6-2 against the spread against the SEC, 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six road games, and 1-4-1 against the spread following a win.
The total is at 125 but I see that on the low side so my free pick in this one is on the over. My stronger pick is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.