Alabama vs. Missouri - 2/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (7-14) at Alabama Crimson Tide (13-8)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Coleman Coliseum)
The Line: Alabama Crimson Tide -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC TV
The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Missouri Tigers face off on Wednesday at Coleman Coliseum is SEC college basketball action.
The Alabama Crimson Tide are 13-8 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. Alabama is averaging 67.9 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. Levi Randolph leads the Crimson Tide averaging 14.6 points per game. Ricky Tarrant is averaging 13.1 points, Rodney Cooper is averaging 10.5 points, and Shannon Hale is averaging 7.8 points. Alabama is 11-2 at home and 3-5 in the SEC.
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The Missouri Tigers are 7-14 this season and they have lost their last seven games. Missouri is averaging 62 points and they are shooting 40.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42 percent. Johnathan Williams III is averaging 12.6 points and 7.0 rebounds to lead the Tigers. Wes Clark is averaging 10 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar is averaging 9.8 points, and Keith Shamburger is averaging 8.3 points. Missouri is 1-4 on the road and 107 in the SEC.
Alabama is 2-5-1 against the spread in their last eight home games, 0-3-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 3-8 against the spread in their last 11 Wednesday games. Missouri is 5-1 against the spread following a double digit home loss, 2-5 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 7-19-2 against the spread in their last 28 road games. The favorite has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
Alabama should win easily and I am willing to lay double digits.