Arizona Wildcats vs. Missouri Tigers - 12/13/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Missouri Tigers (5-3) at Arizona Wildcats (8-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 8:00 pm (McKale Center)
The Line: Arizona Wildcats -16.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Arizona Wildcats will host the Missouri Tigers this Sunday.
The Arizona Wildcats come into this game with a 8-1 record and are 1st in the Pac-12. The Wildcats come into this game on a three game win streak with their most recent win coming against Fresno State 85-72. Through 9 games this season the Wildcats have been led by Ryan Anderson who is scoring 15.8 points per game and 9.4 rebounds. Second on the team is Gabe York who is scoring 13.9 points per game and 3.6 rebounds. Arizona will still be without their big man Kaleb Tarczwski who is sidelined with an injury.
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The Missouri Tigers come into this game with a 5-3 record and are 8th in the SEC. The Tigers come into this game on a 3 game win streak with their most recent game being a 85-78 win against Omaha. Through 8 games this season the leasing scorer for the Tigers has been Kevin Puryear who is scoring 14.1 points per game and 4.8 rebounds. Terrace Phillips is second on the team with 10.0 points per game and 3.3 rebounds with 3.1 assists. Missouri will try to pull off the upset at Arizona.
The Missouri Tigers are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 non-conference games. The Tigers are 0-3-1 against the spread in their last 4 road games following three or more consecutive home games. Arizona is 15-6 against the spread in their last 21 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The over is 5-0 in the Wildcats last 5 Sunday games.
Arizona is one of the best teams in the country and at home they are almost unbeatable. Missouri isnt a bad team but i think they will have a tough time hanging with Arizona. 16 points is alot and i think Missouri will hang in there enough to cover the spread. Take Mizzou and the points.