Vanderbilt vs. Missouri - 2/21/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (7-18) at Vanderbilt Commodores (14-12)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 2:30 pm (Memorial Gymnasium)
The Line: Vanderbilt Commodores -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: SEC Network
The Vanderbilt Commodores and the Missouri Tigers face off on Saturday at Memorial Gym in SEC college basketball.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are 14-12 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Vandy is averaging 69 points and they are shooting 46.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.4 points and their opponents shoot 40.5 percent. Damian Jones leads the Commodores averaging 14.8 points and 6.6 rebounds per game. Riley LaChance is averaging 12.7 points, James Siakam is averaging 9.0 points and 5.7 rebounds, and Luke Kornet is averaging 8.4 points. Vanderbilt is 11-4 at home and 4-9 in the SEC.
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The Missouri Tigers are 7-19 this season and they have los their last 12 games. Vanderbilt is averaging 62.1 points and they are shooting 41.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Johnathan Williams III is averaging 12.6 points and 7.1 rebounds per game to lead the Tigers. Wes Clark is averaging 10.1 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar is averaging 9.3 points, and Keith Shamburger is averaging 8.5 points. Missouri is 1-7 on the road and 1-12 in the SEC.
Vanderbilt is 4-1 against the spread against the SEC, 4-1 against the spread at home against a team with a road winning percentage less than .400, and 11-5 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Missouri is 3-10-1 against the spread in their last 14 road games, 8-24-3 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-4-2 against the spread in their last seven Saturday games. Missouri is 1-4 against the spread in their last five games against Vandy.
This is a big number but the way Vandy has played at home against the bad teams I see them getting it done here.